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Innovative End-to-end Management of Dynamic Manufacturing Networks (IMAGINE) targets the development and delivery of a novel comprehensive methodology and the respective platform for effective end-to-end management of dynamic manufacturing networks in an innovative plug and produce approach, and aims at supporting the emergence of a powerful new production model, based on community, collaboration, self-organization and openness rather than on hierarchy and centralized control.
IMAGINE addresses the need of modern manufacturing enterprises for a novel end-to-end management of dynamic manufacturing networks by developing a multi-party collaboration platform for innovative and responsive manufacturing that encompasses globally distributed partners, suppliers and production facilities (SMEs and/or OEMs) that jointly conduct multi-party manufacturing.

AIDIMA Instituto Technologico, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Centro Riserche FIAT S.C.p.A, European Aeronautic Defence Space Company EADS France SAS, Fraunhofer  Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA, INTRASOFT International S.A., LOGO Elektronik Ticaret Hizmetleri A.S., National Technical University of Athens – Decision Support  Systems Laboratory, Santer REPLY S.p.A, Scientific Academy for Service Technology e.V., Software AG, UNINOVA – Instituto de Desenvolimento de Novas Tecnologias, University of Patras – Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems and Automation, University of Warwick

Core Topics of Software AG:

  • BPM as a service, collaboration 

  • Requirement analysis and design of advanced supply chain use cases for manufacturing 

  • need of SOA platform for manufacturing supply chain

Project duration: September 2011 – August 2014

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