MIDIH - Manufacturing Industry Digital Innovation Hubs
The MIDIH project, funded by Horizon 2020 within the Factories of Future cPPP and I4MS programs, aims at supporting and connecting national and local initiatives for the digitization of manufacturing industry. Through strategic partnerships and networking it will help boosting investment, collaborations, and innovation partnerships between solution providers and industries. The vision is to bring Europe to the forefront of Industry 4.0 market by 2023.
The MIDIH 4.0 project will implement the fast, dynamic, borderless, and disruptive side of the I4MS innovation coin (ICT for manufacturing SMEs) through:
- Technological services (interactive try-on demos, webinars, challenges, hackathons and awards) driven by young and dynamic ICT talents virtually meeting more experienced manufacturing engineers in a one-stop-shop global marketplace;
- Business services (ideas incubation, business acceleration, demand-offer matchmaking and brokerage, access to finance) to support SMEs, startups, web entrepreneurs as well as corporates in the delivery of innovative products and services, in accessing new markets, and in fund-raising;
- Skills building services (serious and role games, participative lessons and webinars, virtual experiments in physical teaching factories, professional courses for professionals and executives) to help SMEs / midcaps understanding and taking full advantage of new technologies as well as related business models.