The objective of this first two-year financing phase ( 2017 – 2018 ) was to:


Open two new innovative labs:

  • New Prototyping lab (3D metal printing) at Tallinn University of Technology
  • New Computed Tomography Lab at the partner of Estonian University of Life Sciences in Tartu


Build up the Smart Industry Centre and define its services targeted to industrial partners


Map all relevant Industry 4.0 related distributive infrastructures (labs, technologies, machinery that can be used for applied research with the industry) and define its management and the responsible team as a type of distributive infrastructure


Extend the international R&D cooperation and publishing (incl. H2020 projects) in the field of industrial digitalization