FutIS Booklet: Pathways and Tools for Service Business Renewal
DIMECC FutIS program has investigated the skills, process and tools development needed to capitalize on business opportunities associated with industrial services. The booklet compiled by Finnish academic researchers and experts on the Finnish metal industry’s corporate R&D function aim to introduce concrete pathways and tools for service business renewal.
Digitalizing supply network operations and development
Offering new products to markets in a profitable and fast way necessitates transferring the focus towards early phases of development process, systematization of all processes and high-performing supplier network. This is a significant reformation for participating supply network. Besides supplying components, supplier early involvement is needed more often to participate...
Creating collaborative advantage with well-designed and managed R&D collaboration
Due to increased need to focus on core business the companies’ dependence on each other has increased. The mutual dependency has resulted in a need of efficient R&D collaboration taking all viewpoints into consideration and ensuring the competitive edge of products.
Fretting damage prediction for highly loaded machine components
Fretting fatigue, i.e. decreased fatigue performance due to the small oscillatory movement between contacting bodies, is often considered as the plague of modern industry. A novel modelling and experimental methods has been developed and successfully applied in diesel engines in order to optimize and increase safety margin to fretting damage.
Energy Autonomous Sensors For Condition Monitoring
New wireless energy autonomous sensor technology takes on-line condition monitoring to the next level by enabling reliable and cost efficient condition monitoring of thousands of machines across the world resulting in better forecasting and improved process optimization. The new sensor technology creates competitive advantage to Finnish mechanical engineering companies and...
With gesture control farewell to buttons
Gesture control system which is well known in game world was applied into industry. Gesture control system improve productivity and increases user-friendliness by replacing buttons which are hard to reach, slow to use and have unclear functionality. The potential market is huge as there are many viable applications in robotics, mechatronics, industrial vehicles, process...