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Wednesday, 2018, May 23 - 09:57

Thursday, 2018, May 17 - 16:24


ForZDM is participating in the CIRP CMS 2018 being held this week in Stockholm. The latest results on multi-stage data correlation have been presented by Florian Eger from the ISW. More information about the CIRP CMS on the conference webside.






Wednesday, 2018, April 25 - 18:25

Visit the Public Results section to learn about publications, presentations and any other public material generated by the project.

Public Results




Wednesday, 2018, April 25 - 18:21


The paper version of the communication “Zero defect manufacturing strategies for reduction of scrap and inspection effort in multi-stage production systems“ presented at the CIRP ICME’17 is now available in Open Access. Click here to read it and down load it. More about the ICME on the conference here.


Thursday, 2018, April 5 - 15:47

Have a look at the ForZDM video for a better understanding of the problems addressed by the project. Keep an eye on upcoming stories…



Tuesday, 2018, April 3 - 16:50


 The Conference of Intelligent Computation in Manufacturing Engineering 2017 (ICME) which last year was held within the International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP) is an annual recurring conference located at the Gulf of Naples, Italy. The 11th edition of the CIRP ICME ‘17 conference was perfectly suited in order to spread the project and to present the project idea with the concept behind it. Representative for all the authors who contributed to the first publication within ForZDM was the PHD-student Florian Eger from the University of Stuttgart (ISW).




Thursday, 2018, February 22 - 16:11

A new consortium meeting was hosted by Marposs in Bologna (Italy) during 22nd and 23rd January.

The meeting was focused on data acquisition issues. Many equipment and systems have to be operative in the three production lines in order to deploy the ForZDM system and all its dependent solutions. The upcoming weeks foresee a lot in-plant validation and installation activities. 

The production dataware house implemented for the project was also presented at the meeting, showing some examples of the queries and analysis capabilities this solution will allow.

Wednesday, 2017, December 20 - 13:16

The Norwegian industry association Norsk Industri introduces the ForZDM project in their book Veikart for Teknobedriftene, a publication focused on the latest efforts being done by relevant national industries towards their digitalization.

Norsk Industry is an association grouping more than 2.500 companies and approximately 130.000 employees with the aim of promoting a competitive framework for industrial activities in Norway.

Monday, 2017, December 4 - 15:54

Thursday, 2017, November 30 - 18:30

Friday, 2017, October 20 - 08:00

Tuesday, 2017, July 4 - 10:38

Today, we would like to present you Florian Edger.  Florian is currently working on the PhD in the context of the ForZDM project.  He is one of the youngest members and was hired at the ISW-Institute of Control Engineering of Machine Tools and Manufacturing Units as a researcher for this European project. We find interesting to know from the perspective of a young engineer like Florian how such a European project like this can help young people on their careers and his personal vision of it. Following, we will get more into details.


Tuesday, 2017, June 27 - 12:48

ForZDM continues its way and was present in MECSPE, a local exhibition located in Parma, concretely in the Emilia Romagna region. During days 23-25 March, ForZDM was presented with the collaboration of Montronix.

Wednesday, 2017, May 24 - 17:52

Last week the 1st FoF Community Day was held in Brussels. Hosted by EFFRA, the event dedicated a specific session to the zero-defects challenge.

Tuesday, 2017, April 25 - 16:36

Wednesday, 2017, April 19 - 17:44

During days 28, 29 and 30 March, it took place in Tarragona, Spain, the 6th National Congress of Maintenance organized by AEM (Spanish Association of Maintenance).

Friday, 2017, March 17 - 09:50

The past 29th of January to 1st February, it was celebrated the Arab Health exhibition in Dubai. With regards to ForZDM, the leaflet of the project was exposed on the front desk in Enki’s booth.

Wednesday, 2017, January 25 - 19:04

First contact with cluster ZDM.

Work meeting took place on November 24th, at EASME agency, Brussels, to introduce and analyze the FOCUS CSA’s main results to the 4ZDM cluster.

Wednesday, 2017, January 18 - 12:45

Partners of the ForZDM project are working during three days in CAF & IDEKO-IK4 facilities, in San Sebastián (Spain). The meeting is devoted to identify defects and possible solutions in CAF axle manufacturing plant, discuss the difficulties and challenges that are being faced in the project and to plan further activities.

Tuesday, 2017, January 17 - 15:26

Sttutgart University (Journal) visions ForZDM

Tuesday, 2017, January 17 - 15:25

The SPS IPC Drives exhibition took place in Nuremberg, Germany, from the 22. – 24.11.2016.

Tuesday, 2017, January 17 - 15:08

Enki attended with success the International trade fair Medica with the presence in the Compamed pavilion. More than 5000 exhibitors from over 70 countries attended this event and there were about a hundred thousand visitors. ENKI participed with an stand in the fair.

Tuesday, 2017, January 17 - 11:57

Members participate in a very active way to present the project.

Wednesday, 2013, November 6 - 12:42

ForZMD Leaflet

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