Augmanity

Augmented Humanity

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Project name
Augmanity – Augmented Humanity

Project type
Incentive System for Research and Technological Development – Mobilizing Programs

Main objective
Reinforce research, technological development and innovation

Reference
POCI-01-0247-FEDER-046103 | LISBOA-01-0247-FEDER-046103

Synthesis
The project Augmanity intends to address main challenges to the industry in an age of unprecedented uncertainty, by:

  • Developing relevant technologies that make industry workplaces more attractive in future (eg: by providing intelligent and interactive wearables for the workforce);
  • Optimizing work tasks definition in such way that minimizes or eliminates health problems from intensive hard work, by improved ergonomic (eg: by developing external aid systems like exoskeletons adapted to the relevant activities);
  • Reducing monotonous activities or eliminating associate frustration associated with ‘wasteactivities’ (eg: by camera monitoring/anticipation of logistic deliveries traffic congestion, we can optimize the routes assuring the logistic operator has an optimized route, or that this can be done automatically);
  • Developing appropriate technology that allows existing workforce to be prepared for the new digitalization paradigm (eg: Augmented & Mixed Reality will improve the way our plant service technicians operate/troubleshoot);
  • Using smart tools to measure or even promote tailored associate engagement (eg: HR platforms that use different datasources combined to measure such indicators);
  • Taking best advantage of the integration of the cyber physical systems and ultra-connectivity within the industrial value chain (eg: by using 5G technology for connecting from sensor networks to machines in assembly lines);
  • All this should be developed having in mind the energy efficiency that allows to have smart/green factories in the future.

Funding
PORTUGAL 2020

Total eligible investment
8.184.504,14€

Co-financing (FEDER – COMPETE 2020)
4.823.523,11€

Co-financing (FEDER – LISBOA 2020)
375.856,02€

Start date
01/07/2020

End date
30/06/2023

Lead Promoter
Bosch Termotecnologia S.A.

Partners

  • AAPICO Maia S.A.
  • Altice Labs, S.A.
  • Associação C.C.G. / ZGDV – Centro de Computação Gráfica
  • Associação Fraunhofer Portugal Research
  • Associação para o pólo das tecnologias de informação, comunicação e eletrónica – TICE.PT
  • ATENA-Automação Industrial Lda.
  • BOSCH SEecurity Systems – Sistemas de Segurança, S.A.
  • BOSCH Termotecnologia S.A.
  • CENTITVC – Centro de Nanotecnologia e Materiais Técnicos, Funcionais e Inteligentes
  • Critical Manufacturing, S.A.
  • EPL – Soluções Industriais, Lda.
  • Globaltronic – Eletrónica e Telecomunicações S.A.
  • Ground Control Studios, Lda.
  • Huawei Tech.Portugal – Tecnologias de Informação, Lda.
  • ICC – Indústrias e Comércio de Calçado S.A.
  • IKEA Industry Portugal, S.A.
  • Instituto de Telecomunicações
  • Microplásticos S.A.
  • Universidade do Porto – Faculdade de Ciências
  • OLI – Sistemas Sanitários, S.A.
  • Universidade do Aveiro
  • Universidade do Porto – Faculdade de Engenharia

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