Use-It-Wisely is on its way to Athens

The next plenary meeting will take place in Athens on November 26th and 27th. Partners from all around Europe will travel to the Greek capital to see trials from different industries such as shipping, furniture and truck cabs. Read more

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Project update from Prof. Dr. Stefan Grösser, Bern University of Applied Sciences

Prof. Dr. Stefan Grösser, Director of the Strategy and Simulation Lab at the Management School at the Bern University of Applied Sciences highlights some major achievements in the Use-it-Wisely project over the last year and shares his foresight for the next twelve months.

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Biobanking is a Real Example of Moving beyond the State of the Art

Banked surplus tissue and data donated by healthy patients and people can be used to help develop more effective ways to diagnose and treat various conditions. Read more

Use-it-Wisely Turns One

Use-it-Wisely Turns One

Partners from around Europe have arrived in Gothenburg for the next plenary meeting, as Use-it-Wisely turns one. The three day meeting will run from 30th September to 2nd October 2014. Read more

Innovation Forum 2014

The Economist’s annual Innovation Forum will take place in Berkeley CA on March 27th 2014. Major players from industries including IT, retail, Marketing and PR, education, and research attended the forum in 2013 and this year’s event is sure to attract more industry leaders.

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Use-it-Wisely Plenary Meeting Date Announced

Use-it-Wisely Plenary Meeting Date Announced

The next plenary meeting will take place in Amsterdam from the 11th – 13th March 2014. The project will have reached the six month milestone and a number of deliverables will have been submitted. The meeting will highlight the developments made in the first six months, in addition to the exciting plans for the months ahead. Read more

The Advent of Apps

The wider innovation and manufacturing activity happening across the technology sector is a great example of the way an industry can move beyond the state of the art, similar to the way the Use-it-Wisely project will help manufacturers to move beyond the state of the art and help them to deal with changing customer demands.

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Ford and Siemens: Googling the Future of Manufacturing

This article by Industry Week discusses how innovation over the past 5 years has been focused on creating reality out of data – a seamless integration between things and information, between activity and data. Global players such as Google are leading the trend with products like Google Glass.

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Second Plenary Meeting

Second Plenary Meeting Showed Progress for the Use-it-Wisely Project

The second plenary meeting was attended by many partners and the progress of work packages and clusters was displayed through impressive and informative presentations. Workshops for clusters allowed important decisions to be made, including the focus of each cluster and the requirements of the Advisory Board. Read more

Project kick-off meeting held in Tampere

Project kick-off meeting held in Tampere, Finland

The Use-it-Wisely kick-off meeting took place from Monday 16th – Thursday 19th September 2013. Eighteen partners from all around Europe travelled to Tampere, Finland to begin work on this exciting project which will help enable European manufacturers to produce innovative products and services across key industries and to excel in changing markets. Read more