The Zero Defects Manufacturing Platform (ZDMP) activity launched in January 2019 for 48 months with an investment of 19M euros provided by the 30 sponsoring companies and the European Commission. Its mission is to develop and establish a digital platform and related Apps for achieving excellence in manufacturing through zero defect processes and products.
ZDMP will validate itself in industrial demonstrators including Automotive, Machine Tools, Electronics, and Construction. These will show how enhanced cooperation between companies can avoid and reduce product and process defects along various supply chains. The sponsoring organisations will also release 3.2M euros during its course to additional partners, users and technology companies, to further enhance both the platform features and trigger the adoption of the platform on the market.
The ZDMP Project combines state of the art technological approaches based on commercial grade standard or open-source software with an open development approach and App store. It will focus on both process and product quality modules for pre-production, production, and post-production quality issues to ensure manufactures are enabled for zero defects.
The project is coordinated by Research Center UNINOVA and concepted and managed by SME Information Catalyst (ICE). As well as ICE and UNINOVA, other leading partners include: Ford, Continental, Software AG, Mondragon Assembly, HSD, FIDIA, Formplast, Consugal, PT Mills, Flexeflina, CEI, AlfaTest, Ceteck, Video Systems, Ascora, Profactor, Softeco, Etxe-Tar, Ikerlan, ITI, and Rooter. These are assisted by the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Tampere University, and Southampton University as well as the German Standards Organisation DIN. Partners Martinrea Honsel, Siveco and ALONG are expected to shortly accede to the consortium.
For more information, visit http://www.zdmp.eu