Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF (Coordinator)
The Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF is an autonomous institute of the non-profit Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, a provider of contract applied research. The Fraunhofer IFF specializes in research and development in the fields of robotics, sensor systems, virtual engineering, logistics and process and plant management.
José Saenz / E-Mail
KUKA Laboratories GmbH
The KUKA group grew from the company “Keller und Knappich Augsburg” which was founded in 1898. In 2009 the group employed 5744 people worldwide and had a turnover of just short of €1 bn. KUKA is internationally recognised for its technologically advanced industrial robot arms and systems.
KUKA Laboratories GmbH is a recently founded spin-off where the innovation activities of the group and the development of new products for the markets of the future are bundled. KUKA Laboratories GmbH is among others responsible for the development of the KUKA lightweight arm, mobile robots, and advanced robot controllers for the whole KUKA group.
Uwe Zimmermann / E-Mail
KUKA Laboratories GmbH
Airbus Defense and Space
Airbus DS is the only military and humanitarian transport aircraft manufacturer to develop, produce, sell and support a comprehensive family of airlifters ranging from three to 37 tonnes of payload. Airbus DS is fully responsible for the A400M programme, as well as for the military tanker transport (MRTT) derivative of the A330, which can be fitted with an in-house developed state-of-the art flight-refuelling boom (ARBS) unique in its kind.
It is also responsible for any future military derivative of civil Airbus platforms. With the C-295, CN-235 and C-212, Airbus DS is the global leader in the market segments for light and medium-sized military transport aircraft with some 650 flying with more than 100 operators worldwide. The C-295, CN-235 and C-212 have their corresponding MPA versions.
Headquartered in Madrid (Spain), the company’s facilities are essentially based in Spain. Its main sites are Getafe where the civil Airbus platforms are converted into Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft. The other main facility is in San Pablo close to Sevilla where the complete production and final assembly of the C-212, CN-235 and C-295 takes place in an all new facility next to the A400M Final Assembly Line opened in 2007.
Pedro Gil / E-Mail
Airbus Defense and Space
Avenida de Aragon 404
IDPSA is an engineering and innovation company with more than 25 years of experience in the comprehensive management of projects for industrial processes all over the world. It is specialized in the development and implementation of robotized systems and machine vision.
IDPSA designs and develops equipment and software, with the objective of creating ideal solutions for any process. IDPSA offers comprehensive services, from consultancy to design, manufacture and implementation of robotized solutions, as well as the training of operators and the maintenance of developed systems.
José Navarro Oriol / E-Mail
Avenida de la Astronomia 43
28830 San Fernando de Henares Madrid
PROFACTOR is an Austrian research organisation located in Steyr and focuses on developing new methods for integrated production technologies. Profactor is the executive organization of the VPTÖ, an association for production in Austria led by CEOs of leading companies. About 80 scientists of various disciplines conduct research to improve the competitiveness of the production industry and to strengthen the industrial region.
Christian Eitzinger / E-Mail
Im Stadtgut A2
PRODINTEC is an industry-driven Technology Centre created to boost the competitiveness of European companies by applying research and development activities to manufacturing processes. PRODINTEC possesses in-house cutting-edge equipment for manufacturing and advanced software for product design along with high-skilled engineers with experience in different fields of science, from advanced production technologies to production plant management.
Manuel Alejandro Fernández Hernández / E-Mail
1345 Avenida Jardin Botanico
Parque Cientifico y Tecnologico Zona Intra
FACC AG is a leading company in the development, design and fabrication of fibre-reinforced lightweight systems for the aircraft industry. The company, which was founded in 1989 as a subsidiary of FISCHER Ski and Tennis G.m.b.H, has reached in only a few years the status of a first-tier supplier to the international aerospace industry. FACC’s activities cover conceptual development, detail design, tool design and fabrication, manufacturing engineering, first article inspection and component fabrication and testing, FACC is capable of supplying full service packages or any specific module thereof.
Gernot Schneiderbauer / E-Mail
4910 Ried im Innkreis