EuroCPS New Cyber Physical System project

13/10/2014

A consortium of France, Austria, Hungary, Sweden, UK, Spain, Italy and Germany will join in Horizon2020-project EuroCPS. The goal is to create synergies between emerging and established organizations operating in Cyber Physical System.

Embedded systems and Cyber Physical System, CPS, are key drivers for the innovation capacity of European industries, generating economic growth and supporting meaningful jobs.
 
A consortium of France, Austria, Hungary, Sweden, UK, Spain, Italy and Germany will join in EuroCPS, an ambitious and holistic project aimed to arm Europe with a network of design centres boosting and initiating synergies between SMEs, major CPS-platforms and CPS-competency providers to capture the emerging markets of Internet of Things products.

Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) refer to next generation embedded ICT systems that are interconnected and collaborating including through the Internet of things, and providing citizens and businesses with a wide range of innovative applications and services. These are the ICT systems increasingly embedded in all types of artefacts making "smarter", more intelligent, more energy-efficient and more comfortable our transport systems, cars, factories, hospitals, offices, homes, cities and personal devices. Focus is on both reinforcing European industrial strengths as well as exploring new markets.

EuroCPS will

1. Leverage on existing regional ecosystem to bring the full value chain (from micro-electronics, smart systems, CPS to high value added products and services) and put all the necessary expertise and competencies to provide SMEs from any sector with an easy path to build innovative CPS-enabled systems.

2. Act as a one stop shop to provide critical mass of technologies and competences by facilitating user-supplier partnerships across value-chains and regions. Hence the typical development time of SMEs for CPS applications will be significantly decreased through the ease of access to the platforms and the coaching by the competence partners within EuroCPS.
 
3. Link SW, system and nano-electronic industries along the full CPS value chain to demonstrate a new cooperation model evidenced by experiments initiated and led by SMEs translating the rich pool of ideas from end users to the implementation of CPS applications made in Europe.
 
EuroCPS facts

EuroCPS gathers major European system suppliers, world class research centres and technology providers, all rooted in the top European regional ecosystems. Based on strong foundation in European and national initiatives, EuroCPS will, through pan European collaboration and knowledge exchange and access to the strong value chain in this strategic sector, significantly reduce the development time and certification efforts, thus putting Europe at the cutting edge of CPS development and implementation.

Partners: A consortium of France, Austria, Hungary, Sweden, UK, Spain, Italy and Germany .

ProcessIT.eu has supported the building of the consortium and the writing of the proposal.

The overall budget is 9.2M Euros.

More information, please send a mail to Swedish coordinator Pär-Erik Martinsson