Led by Stellantis Vigo, and with the financial support of the Xunta de Galicia, the Facendo 4.0 project (Industrial Competitiveness and Electromobility through Innovation and Digital Transformation) has the participation of CTAG, Gradiant, Aimen and the University of Vigo.
The research is focused on three technological areas: Factory of the Future, Vehicle of the Future and Connectivity and Information Technologies.
To date, 18.8 million euros have been invested and 10 patents have been registered.
The Facendo 4.0 project (Industrial Competitiveness and Electromobility through Innovation and Digital Transformation), led by Stellantis Vigo, and in which CTAG, Gradiant, Aimen and the University of Vigo participate, has reached 84% of execution in its second year, according to the review of the state of progress of the ongoing actions carried out by the partners.
With the intervention of 391 technicians and researchers from different fields, 117 actions have been executed or launched in the technological fields of Factory of the Future, Vehicle of the Future and Connectivity and Information Technologies.
In total, investments worth 18.8 million euros have been made to date, of the 22.3 million foreseen in Facendo 4.0.
Facendo 4.0 is an R&D project focused on industrial research and experimental development to increase competitiveness and strengthen the competencies of the business fabric in Galicia.
A total of 691,189 hours of research and advanced engineering have been dedicated to the innovations developed, giving rise, so far, to 10 registered patents.
Facendo 4.0 has an execution period of 31 months, ending in April 2023.
The Facendo 4.0 partners will invest 22.3 million euros, with public support of 12.2 million euros from the First Vice-Presidency and Regional Ministry of Economy, Industry and Innovation of the Xunta de Galicia, through the Axencia Galega de Innovación (Gain), co-financed by the European Union’s Feder funds.