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Join the eFactory ecosystem ... Get financial support through Open Call Funding

eFactory has allocated 2.5 Million Euros to provide Financial Support to third parties for open experimentation over the federated eFactory platform. The eFactory project will initiate an open call towards the end of 2020, inviting manufacturing companies, digital solution providers, software developers and researchers to carry out experiments related to the development, prototyping, integration and validation of innovative solutions using eFactory platform.

eFactory is offering technological and financial support to manufacturing companies, particularly SMEs and mid-caps, to experiment with innovative digital manufacturing solutions, Industry 4.0 processes and innovative business models ...


The open call for experimentation will support two types of experiments:


  • Experiments for the development, testing, validation or utilization of digital manufacuring applications and services. This includes:

    • Experiments focusing on the development of well-scoped apps or components typically with a narrow purpose that can be used on their own or integrated with the eFactory platform via open APIs

    • Experiments that develop new tool or solution, either by using the eFactory SDK or combining the functionalities of existing eFactory applications. The newly developed solution must be usable in the eFactory platform

  • Experiments for the enhancement of eFactory ecosystem through the integration of innovative solutions

    • Experiments that integrate a 3rd application in the eFactory platform and/or ecosystem. Experiment must provide validation scenario to demonstrate the seamless access and utilisation of the 3rd party system/application by eFactory services and users

    • Experiments that focus on the integration of 3rd party platforms with eFactory through agreements on security framework (e.g. single-sign-on, user authorisation, rights management etc). The emphasis here is to provide eFactory users with wider access to Industry4.0 and digital manufacturing solutions

Summary of Funding Call Program

Total call budget

2.5 million Euros

Funding per experiment

50K - 150K Euros

Expected duration of experiments

6 months - 12 months

Planned time period of the experiments

June 2021 - June 2022