Services for IT & Industrial Companies

The ICT4Manuf DIH is coordinated by a no profit organisation performing research, networking, matchmaking and dissemination activities. The aim of the DIH is to support both IT and Industrial partners.

  • For IT software providers and integrators, the DIH provides support in Information Systems Architecture, IT systems interoperability and Data and Process engineering.
  • For Industrial companies, the DIH promotes the digital manufacturing transformation towards Industry 4.0 approach, the Value Chain processes and the circular economy methodologies.

In coherence with the DIH competences list, the ICT4Manuf DIH provides the following tailored supports for Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes enterprises:

  • Innovation Coaching 
  • Business Incubation of innovative ideas 
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Business & Functional Engineering
  • Knowledge Engineering
  • Requirement Engineering
  • Technological and Technical Support
  • Infrastructure Sharing
  • Testing 
  • Training 
  • Access to User 
  • Brokerage Platform

Services Examples:

Competence: Support information system agility

Topic: The integration of new IT enablers in industry

Partner

APPLICATIONS PLASTIQUES DU RHONE – APR (SME)

21 Rue Jules Ferry, 69360 Saint-Symphorien-d'Ozon

Project duration: 2013-2016

Problems to solve

      • How to accelerate the integration of KET to improve manufacturing capabilities?
      • How to accelerate new process development?

Provided Services

      • Implement new collaborative BPMN applications to harmonize decision flow among supply chain actors
      • Orchestrate several open solutions to support new service-based processes and applications to support APR in the integration and the exploitation of PaaS and SaaS solutions

Relation with digitalization

      • Standardize collaborative processes with customers and suppliers
      • Provide integrated collaborative platforms for virtual factories

Topic: Sustain the interoperability of information systems

Partner:

Berger Levrault (Large company)

1 Place Giovanni da Verrazzano, 69009 Lyon

Project duration: 2016-2019

Problems to solve:

      • How to monitor message-based communication between information systems?
      • How to build aggregation models for monitoring balanced scorecards?
      • How to valorize message-based interaction for information system interoperability?

Provided Services

      • RabbitMQ message meta-modeling
      • Technical indicators for message monitoring and exploitation models
      • Message lifecycle and interoperability data model

Relation with digitalization

      • Software quality assessment
      • The quality of information systems interoperability

Topic : Opportunity-based collaboration and information systems interoperability

Partner:

Groupe OnePoint (Large Company)

90, avenue Lanessan 69410 Champagne au Mont d’Or

Project duration : 2017-2020

 Problems to solve

      • How to reduce the rejection and the throwing scenario in the automatic integration of collaborative opportunities in the assurance domain?
      • How to build dynamic, reliable and cost-effective collaborative processes?

Provided Services

      • Qualification of software capabilities
      • Formalization of collaboration opportunities
      • Automatic generation of collaborative processes
      • Reliable consumption of collaborative data flows.
      • Operation Rules for Robot Process Automation

Relation with digitalization

      • The integration of collaborative digital platforms
      • Reduce development cost in software engineering

Competence: Integrate artificial Intelligence applications in manufacturing

Topic: CPS for autonomous quality control in manufacturing

Partners:

Etablissements TARDY (SME)

409 le canal 42320, La-Grand-Croix

Project duration: 2016-2019

APPLICATIONS PLASTIQUES DU RHONE – APR (SME)

21 Rue Jules Ferry, 69360 Saint-Symphorien-d'Ozon

Project duration: 2016-2019

Problems to solve

      • How to use near real time image/video processing in the identification of products and the control of their quality?
      • How to monitor and validate production processes convergence in decentralized plants?

 Provided Services

      • CPS network for cross plants product quality control
      • CPS to extend production information systems functionalities
      • Emerging decision to increase reactivity and productivity in a production system

Relation with digitalization

      • CPS integration in manufacturing
      • Monitoring and prediction of product quality

Topic : Distributed decision system

Partner

Sciado Partenaires – SCIADO (SME)

31 Place Jules Grand-Clément, 69100 Villeurbanne

Project duration: 2018-2021

 Problems to solve

      • How to upgrade existing systems with emergent intelligence to increase their reliability?
      • How to model and formalize complex decision-making processes?

Provided Services

      • Multi-Agent models for complex systems for Multi-Agents models for complex decision-making processes
      • Decision making processes & Collective Intelligence for distributed behavioral models for the emergence of collective decisions
      • Cognitive behaviors modelling & negotiation/collaboration protocols for Agent behavior models and collaborative protocols for decision-making support

Relation with digitalization

      • MAS for Smart Product Development
      • MAS for decision making in Smart Cities
      • MAS Simulation for decision making in collaborative Supply Chains
      • Agent models for adaptive learning in production & logistic context

Competence: Investigate the added value of Big-Data to develop business applications

Topic: Data analytics for collaborative business development

Partner

Etablissements TARDY (SME)

409 rue du Canal 42320 La Grand-Croix – France

Project duration: 2016-2019

 Problem to solve

      • How to reuse knowledge from previous engineering and production experiences to improve the accuracy in the development of new projects/products?

Provided services

      • Applying BigData architecture for SMEs
      • Generate correlations between product technical data
      • Identify the most relevant product details influencing the industrialization process
      • Implement industrialization capability evaluator
      • Estimate the capacity to industrialize products
      • Provide decision support system for product industrialization

Relation with digitalization

      • Generate new products industrialization report for engineering
      • Evaluate collaborative projects to produce multi-physical products

Topic: Data analytics for HomeCare service development

Partner:

Linde HomeCare France (MidCap)

523 Cours du 3° Millénaire, 69800 Saint-Priest

Project duration: 2018-2021

 Problems to solve

      • How to analyze patient monitoring data to identify treatment acceptance criteria?
      • How to propose tailored treatment monitoring services to maximize treatment acceptance?

Provided Services

      • Big-Data analytics algorithms
      • Patient profiling and clustering
      • Tailored services for patients, technicians and prescribers

Relation with digitalization

      • The intensive integration of digital capabilities in the health homecare context
      • The scaling of patient monitoring systems with more connected services

Competence: Stress product effective management, transformation and upscaling in Circular Economy

Topic: Dynamic safety and risk management

Partner

Energy Pool (mid-cap)

Immeuble Danica – Bâtiment A

19 Avenue Georges Pompidou, 69486 Lyon Cedex 3

Project duration: 2017-2020

Problems to solve

      • How to identify and mitigate risks?
      • How to assess and improve the environmental impact of products and processes?

Provided services

      • Performance evaluation for a clear vision of your strength and weaknesses, and paths for improvement
      • Eco-design for life cycle engineering
      • PLM approach for product holistic view

Relation with digitalization

      • Integrate risk and safety management in process engineering
      • Consider the circular economy approach in product engineering