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Smart Machines and Manufacturing
Competence Centre

 

SMACC is a competence centre focused on research and services in the areas of smart machines and manufacturing. SMACC is formed by VTT Technical Research Centre Of Finland Ltd and Tampere Universities Community. The operations are coordinated by Tamlink Ltd. 

SMACC’s activities are guided by the development themes, which are important, current and emerging for companies and research world, forming the following entity:

 

ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES

AUTOMATION & ROBOTICS

AUTONOMOUS

MACHINES

ENGINEERING

MATERIAL SCIENCE

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

EMISSIONS & ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS

DATA BASED INNOVATIONS

CONNECTIVITY

&

DIGITAL TRUST

AI & DATA

ASSETS

MANAGEMENT

BUSINESS MODELS

DIGITAL LIFE-CYCLE MANAGEMENT

ENGINEERING

DESIGN

DIGITAL TWIN

SYSTEMS

ENGINEERING

INDUSTRY X.0

UI/UX

INTERACTION & SERVICES

INTELLIGENT SENSORING & CONTROL

IMAGING

SUSTAINABLE

WORK SYSTEMS

HUMAN-TECHNOLOGY COLLABORATION

 

WHAT?

SMACC promotes the emergence of new export products and the renewal of the Finnish manufacturing industry by increasing the productivity and reforming the business models utilizing the opportunities of digitalization. Together with companies, SMACC solves the challenges that the growth and the renewal of the industry generates, connects the actors and improve the conditions to increase operations in Finland.

HOW?

For active companies, SMACC offers a platform to network, develop and create new, sustainable innovations and find funding in both Finland and Europe – to grow and internationalize alone and together. The expertise, RDI-infrastructures and networks found from SMACC, support companies when scanning and utilizing new markets and co-operation possibilities. SMACC also works as a channel for foreign companies that are interested in Finnish business opportunities.
Advisory Groups

The key objective of SMACC is to act as a link between the industry and research. The industry perspective and contacts are conveyed by the industry advisory group made up of representatives of business and industry. Correspondingly, a scientific advisory group composed of representatives of the research partners are responsible for the scientific activities and cooperation.

INDUSTRY ADVISORY GROUP
Chm. Mikko Uuskoski
Beckhoff Oy
Jani Vilenius
Sandvik Oy
Jorma Tirkkonen
Quva Oy
Jukka Nieminen
Teknologiateollisuus ry
Matti Seppälä
HT Laser Oy
Matti Sippola
Koja Oy
Pasi Tuominen
Wapice Oy
Päivi Myllykangas
Pirkanmaanliitto
Timo Antikainen
Tampereen kaupunki
Tommi Pettersson
Kalmar
Tomi Parmasuo 
Meconet Oy
SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY GROUP
Prof. Dr. Ludger Frerichs,
Institute of Mobile Machines and Commercial Vehicles,
Technische Universität Braunschweig
Prof. Svetan Ratchev,
Faculty of Engineering,
University of Nottingham
Prof. Rossi Setchi,
School of Engineering,
Cardiff University, UK
 
Join the SMACC Community!

By joining the SMACC community, you will receive a SMACC newsletter about current news and events sent to your email about once a month, and you are welcome to the events and the SMACC Community LinkedIn group. 
 

Membership is free.

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CONTACT

Kampusareena,

Korkeakoulunkatu 7, 1st floor,

Tampere, Finland

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