The Project

Dedicated to advanced manufacturing robotic systems.

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Technical Framework

Demanding and challenging integration of ICT and Robotics.

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Innovation Hubs

Establish and support regional multipliers of HORSE technologies.

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Pilot Experiments

3 Pilot Experiments in existing factories in 3 countries.

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Centres of Competence

Raise awareness. Demonstrate Framework technologies.

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Open Calls

Spread the Technical Framework.

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23 Sep

Digital Innovation Hubs Summer School, Coventry, UK

This is the first summer school that introduces the concepts of I4MS and... Read more

15 Sep

HORSE Architecture in I4MS Newsletter

Find the HORSE Architecture presentation in the I4MS September newsletter here... Read more


20 Sep

HORSE at KM Fest, 11-12 October, Odense, Denmark

"Global Innovation Ecosystems – the Role of Regional Centers of Competence with... Read more

13 Jul

Technical meeting and exploitation panel meeting in Munich

The HORSE Technical meeting takes place on 13-14th of July in Munich. The... Read more



'Think of a metal factory worker manipulating and finishing a heavy sand cast part full of sharp edges with a pair of gloves, a hammer and a heavy grinder as only tools - and imagine how a dynamically available robotic handling arm can improve this situation.'

'Think of a car factory where human workers and robots are strictly separated - and imagine how safe collaboration of both can make production much more efficient.'

'Think of a robotic production line where a sudden robot failure brings things to a grinding halt - and imagine how safe human take-over of its task can bring things up-to-speed swiftly.'