Smart and Energy Efficient Systems
The School of Technology’s research and development focuses on
- Digital Manufacturing and Industrial Internet
- IoT Compass Digital Innovation Hub
- Digital Factory Academy
- Competitiveness, efficiency, and renewal of Industry and Construction
SeAMK School of Technology commenced developing digital solutions for the industry more than 20 years ago. The aim has always been to increase productivity in manufacturing. Digitalisation of product and manufacturing design, concept, analysis, testing and production simulation enhances product lifecycle management and increases productivity. SeAMK Digital Factory aims to deploy digital manufacturing and industrial internet to the manufacturing industry in the region. SeAMK Digital Factory consists of a digital manufacturing learning environment and an industrial internet laboratory. It serves as a learning environment for engineering education and a Center of Excellence for companies. The environment includes product information and lifecycle management software, an automated production system, and operational and production management software with cloud services.
SeAMK’s Industrial Internet RDI Team aims to improve the manageability and predictability of production systems, which enable new business opportunities. The data collected from the production to the cloud service is analyzed and visualized for a better visual experience for the user. Better machine control and tracking make it possible to service traditional equipment sales, creating new business.
EU Regional Manufacturing Digital Innovation Hub –status and international network enable creating an ecosystem for digital manufacturing and industrial internet in South Ostrobothnia. Key stakeholders in the ecosystem include manufacturing industry, IT and automation companies, technology providers, financial institutions, advisors and consultants, SeAMK and other universities in the region. The ecosystem offers services such as development projects, new business models and concepts, financial and human resources, training, mentoring, piloting etc.