EIT Manufacturing and EFFRA (European Factories of the Future Research Association) are joining forces to bring more European Factories to the digital and green future.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

As a first step, they are launching a joint call to identify the most promising Factories of the Future -projects. The two organisations will also sign a formal collaboration agreement on October 27 at a high-level event in Brussels.

The objectives of these joint efforts are:

  • To create and promote a global competitive and sustainable manufacturing
  • To develop new and innovative production technologies.
  • To drive the transition to a climate-neutral and sustainable circular economy, as well as to follow the path to a more digital future.


EFFRA is a European industry-driven non-profit association that aims to boost investments in industrial research so as to increase productivity in European manufacturing. EFFRA promotes the development of new and innovative production technologies through a public-private partnership with the European Union entitled “Factories of the Future”.

More information about the pre-call can be followed on the below link.

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