Consortium member

Greek satellite

The Greek satellite is composed of the Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems and Automation (LMS), and the Teaching Factory Competence Center (TF-CC). The Greek satellite has more than 30 years of research activities, combined with industrial customized services and a team of highly qualified and experienced experts.

Greek satellite mission

Our mission is to introduce pioneering technologies in manufacturing, by providing specialized, innovative services, products, and technology transfer to businesses, from SMEs to large corporations.

Greek satellite role in the project

The Greek satellite aims to provide services that enhance the uptake of AI-based solutions in a) factory optimization, b) human robot interaction, c) circular economy, while exploiting the potential of emerging & enabling technologies such as Machine Learning and Generative AI.

Satellite members


Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems & Automation (LMS)

- Interdisciplinary research on cutting-edge scientific & technological fields in manufacturing

- Research projects funded by the CEU and European industrial partners

- Proven expertise, competences, and experience in AI solutions for:

> Manufacturing systems
> Robots, Automation and VR in manufacturing
> Manufacturing processes modelling & energy efficiency

Satellite member: Teaching Factory Competence Center (TF-CC)

- Develops innovative solutions for manufacturing companies, transferring/maturing advanced technologies to industry.

- Delivers Professional Training, Upskilling, Reskilling, Academic Learning on Industry 4.0 technology.

- Consulting services to industry.

Node members

Fraunhofer IPA

  • Leading the German node
  • Part of Fraunhofer organisation
  • Fraunhofer is biggest applied research organisation in Germany
  • Fraunhofer IPA focusses on manufacturing and automation

Lead contact
Dr. Björn Kahl

Institute of Electrical Energy Conversion (IEW)

  • Part of University of Stuttgart
  • Research focus on electrical machines and contactless energy transfer
  • Applications in the areas mobility, medical technology and industrial applications

Lead contact
Urs Pecha

Research Campus ARENA2036

  • Research campus with over 50 partners from industry and science on one platform
  • Focused on research in production and mobility
  • Establishing services with robotic infrastructure for AI applications

Lead contact
Frederik Wulle

Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)

  • National metrology institute
  • Founded 1887
  • Today: 3 sites, staff: ≈ 2000
  • Agency of Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action
  • Division Precision Engineering focus: manufacturing metrology
  • Virtual instruments (dig. twin), Testing of algorithms for CMM


Lead contact
Dr. Harald Bosse

Strategic equipment of the Greek Satellite

Main equipment:

  • High & low payload industrial robot cells equipped with perception modules
  • Testbed for chatter monitoring & control in milling processes
  • Testbed for quality assessment in resistance spot welding processes
  • Collaborative and mobile robot cells
    AR & VR testbeds
  • Cloud computing and AI specialized hardware

Expertise & infrastructure for testing & experimentation of
AI methodologies in real-world environments

Focus on:

  • AI-enhanced digitalization & industrial automation
  • Advanced manufacturing processes
  • Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality
  • Sensing technologies for quality control and robot perception

Greek Satellite Services

  • AI for Factory level optimization such as:
    • Machine learning methods & VR tools for accurate layout planning and validation
    • AI-Based scheduling
  • Human-Robot Interaction enabled by AI including:
    • AI-powered robot teaching & programming
    • Task Planning
    • XR-based programming of mobile robots
    • Intelligent Grasping & object manipulation
    • Automated line following robot applications (welding, painting, grinding etc.)
  • Circular Economy AI-enhanced application such as :
    • Automated disassembly
  • Emerging & Enabling technologies such as:
    • Development of IDS, GAIA-X connectors
    • Development of Asset Administration Shell models

Contact the AI Matters community to discover how our services will enhance your manufacturing project with AI technologies