CEITEC VUT will open a so-called testbed for Industry 4.0 at the turn of November and December 2022 in Brno. It received CZK 450m for its construction. In addition to research, the smart test factory will also help small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) test new technologies. It is created as part of the RICAIP project implemented on the Czech side by the CIIRC Institute of the Czech Technical University and CEITEC BUT, on the German side by the organizations DFKI and ZeMA from Saarbrücken. The operating costs of the project are covered by the European Union (roughly EUR 15m), the financing for the equipment comes from national budgets (CZK 800m). The project offers a testbed in Brno and Prague. CEITEC BUT also won the EDIH (European Digital Innovation Hub) project, which aims at the production technologies of small and medium-sized companies. It is scheduled to launch on January 1, 2023.
Source: CIA News
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