Programme: EIT Manufacturing (ID 21145)
January 2021 – December 2021

Empower LIFT Platform


300.000 €

project title


EU Countries




Competencies used


MADE, Lead Partner , IT – Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems & Automation, University of Patras, GR – Aalto University, FI – Mondragon University, ES – Politecnico di Milano, IT – Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, SK – Technical University of Braunschweig, DE – Technical University of Darmstadt, DE – Technical University of Wien, AT – Technical University of Delft, DE – Scuola universitaria professionale della Svizzera italiana (SUPSI), CH

The problem

Manufacturing SMEs, which are approaching Industry4.0 challenges but require standardized contents to be able to interface with european customers and suppliers, needs training


Power LIFT proposes to build a broad learning factories network ecosystem where research and technology transfer between academia and industry is fostered. Power LIFT aims at building up the skills of the future and ad-hoc training curricula to ensure competitiveness of European manufacturing SMEs, relying on the well-known reputation of its Competence Centers and academical partners in training personnel to the cutting edge technologies. In addition, Power LIFT will create an European community to develop, test and disseminate innovative educational methods and tools for the training that will allow sustainable work among people, machines and robots. Moreover, with the support of the EIT, Power LIFT will design, develop and deliver digital nuggets to be released in the GLP.

MADE role

MADE provided services to companies on three fields:assessment training: to promote and disseminate skills in the Industry 4.0 field through classroom training (using for example, production lines demonstration and development of use cases implementation of new business and innovation project.


  • the European network of Industry 4.0 learning factories, set up as part of the Power LIFT project, will further intensify the existing cooperation. 
  •  joint teaching content in form of Digital Learning Nuggets.
  • The cooperation of the highly qualified researchers of the different learning factories will keep the high level of new research and education projects
  • The implementation of parallel tools will allow the consortium to provide to the students a shared common ground of knowledge
  • Power LIFT will be able to generate a homogeneous European understanding of the topic Industry 4.0 and its applications.

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