Camozzi Automation is the leader of an advanced automation project that has won the “Open Innovation” call of the Lombardy Region, of which the results will be presented in live streaming on 20 July.
The call, created according to POR FESR 2014-2020, therefore with the help of resources from the European Union, the Italian State and the Lombardy Region - aims at strategic projects of research, development and innovation that are able to enhance the ecosystems of Lombardy, facilitating the relationships between companies and academia, the transfer of technology as well as the use of new technologies.
Out of 78 applications submitted by pools of high-profile organisations, 33 projects have been admitted to regional funding, amounting to a total of 114,5 million €.
The project proposed by Camozzi Automation will develop innovative solutions in the field of additive manufacturing and heavy robotics for the processing of advanced materials for large-sized pieces.
The initiative involves in particular those production sectors that are characterised by low standardised production, with a strong component of manual work, such as aeronautics, boating and aerospace, renewable energy, construction, large industrial plants, large infrastructures ...
The development of advanced automation in these sectors will allow:
As a further improvement of the working conditions, the project also includes the reduction of noise in machine tools thanks to the introduction of innovative vibration damping solutions like the ANC (Active Noise Control) and AVC (Active Vibration Control) techniques.
Economic value of the project: 6.439.588,36 €
Economic value of financing: 2.626.200,78 €
The geographical focus area of the project, that also intends to have an international scope, is made up of the provinces of Bergamo, Brescia, Milan and Varese. In this area we find companies interested in producing in limited series, in a flexible supply chain and in using new materials for precision by which certain products are characterised.
The project will allow to acquire important knowledge and skills on their industrial use by guaranteeing support to a significant business target that stands for the system in Lombardy, increasing the opportunities for cooperation between companies and the research system.
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