Industry 4.0

State-of-the-art of the industrial digital landscape

The last industrial revolution may have started in the digital service sector but in the past decade heavy industries are slowly embracing the new digital wave with the design and development of specific tools that could help their manufacturing processes increasing productivity and therefore competitiveness. Overview of Industrial Digital Maturity The whole manufacturing sector digital…

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Energy audit and augmented reality: how to combine them? RETROFEED innovation accelerated by COVID-19
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Energy audit and augmented reality: how to combine them? RETROFEED innovation accelerated by COVID-19

Energy Audit in times of COVID-19: The RETROFEED augmented reality experience An online event organised by the RETROFEED project on 2 December 2020   RETROFEED industry partners shared their…

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An Integrated Approach for Industrial Symbiosis: the CORALIS project
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An Integrated Approach for Industrial Symbiosis: the CORALIS project

The high potential of Industrial Symbiosis (IS) for energy and resource savings lies in the creation of “an interconnected network which strives to mimic the functioning of ecological systems, within…

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How does COVID19 affect energy efficiency plans of industry?
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How does COVID19 affect energy efficiency plans of industry?

How does COVID19 affect energy efficiency plans of industry? What framework(s) are effective to help decarbonise industry? Do companies plan to decarbonise? How/by when? What are the short term…

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Ceramics industry and the transition to a Circular Economy
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Ceramics industry and the transition to a Circular Economy

The EU ceramics industry is a world leader in producing value added, uniquely designed, high quality ceramic products manufactured by flexible and innovative companies, the majority of which are SMEs.…

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EUROPEAN ALUMINIUM: sustainable industrial recovery plan
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EUROPEAN ALUMINIUM: sustainable industrial recovery plan

EUROPEAN ALUMINIUM provides a set of recommendations for a sustainable industrial recovery plan   The aluminium industry has traditionally been considered strategic in Europe, however, 2019 data…

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CEMBUREAU’s roadmap towards #Cement2050 – a Carbon Neutrality Roadmap
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CEMBUREAU’s roadmap towards #Cement2050 – a Carbon Neutrality Roadmap

The European Cement Association, CEMBUREAU, the representative organisation of the cement industry in Europe and spokesperson for the cement industry before the EU institutions and other public…

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Utility Asset Management—Digital Twin or Digital Octuplets
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Utility Asset Management—Digital Twin or Digital Octuplets

As I write this, my daughter is on the verge of giving birth to her first child. As far as we know, she is not having twins. But you never know. So the notion of digital twin came to my mind. Some…

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Ushering in the decade of digital
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Ushering in the decade of digital

2019 was quite a year for “digitalization” in the Utility sector. Almost every major gathering of Utility peers sported the digital theme in some way shape or form. Internal presentations and meeting…

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Asset managing your data on the way to electrification
Industry 4.0

Asset managing your data on the way to electrification

By taking an asset management approach to your data, you can generate value both in the short and the longer term. If you think of asset management in terms of real estate, it is the process of…

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