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Are you a European Manufacturing SME interested in mass customisation and highly flexible production lines?

The DIMOFAC project has launched an Expression of Interest (EOI) call that could be the perfect opportunity for you! Here's what you need to know:

 The EOI is designed to help four selected applicants take advantage of a range of supporting services related to feasibility, manufacturing assessment, and interoperability validation of external technology.

 These services are provided by the DIMOFAC Open Pilot Lines Network, which is composed of 8 Research and Technology Organizations (AIMEN, CEA, SMARTFACTORY, IPC, TECNALIA, SWITZERLAND INNOVATION, BRAINPORT INDUSTRIES CAMPUS and LMS) offering R&D and technological services, as well as supporting in process validation, implementation, and proof of concept. Successful applicants will be offered one of four types of services:

 Consultancy (each service valued at up to 10,000 EUR)

 Process Development (each service valued at up to 80,000 EUR)

 Training (each service valued at up to 12,000 EUR)

 Pre-Series (each service valued at up to 35,000 EUR)

To apply, interested parties should:

 Carefully read the official Guidelines and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) to ensure they have all the necessary information

 Consult the Catalogue to find out more about the services available

 Submit their application by the deadline of 20 June 2023, 13:00 Brussels Time This is a fantastic opportunity to take your manufacturing business to the next level.

Don't miss out on the chance to apply for the DIMOFAC project's Expression of Interest and see how their services can help you achieve your goals.

CECIMO Machine Tools Innovation Awards (MTI Awards)

With the aim of recognising the greatest innovations in the Machine Tool Sector, the CECIMO Machine Tools Innovation Awards (MTI Awards) invite all players in the machine tool industry to share their efforts that offer a competitive advantage, propelling productivity, growth, and profitability to new heights!

Applications are open until 1 June 2023.

A jury of experts at the European level will ensure the selection of the most significant projects. The finalists will be invited to an in-person Award Ceremony in Brussels in December, where the latest innovations in the field of Machine Tools will be unveiled. It's a great opportunity to gain well-deserved recognition and expand your network.


 Note: All projects must be submitted in English, no later than 1 June 2023.

 Step 1: Download the PowerPoint template and fill in all slides with the required information.

Step 2: Complete the application form and attach the slides you completed in step 1 to it.

This contest and flagship event is organised by CECIMO,  with the support of EIT Manufacturing, EFFRA, and ERT.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to address them to Ms Anna Pomortseva at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Strategic Materials Agenda

AMI2030 Initiative has released othe Strategic Materials Agenda (SMA)!

This strategic agenda is intended to feed into the discussions between the European Commission and the Member States on the development of the Coordinated Plan of Action on Advanced Materials. 

View the full document here.