Programme: Horizon Europe (G.A. 101058409)
Topic: Digital assets and tools for
Circular value chains and manufacturing products
Project Coordinator: AIMEN – Asociacion de Investigacion Metalurgica del Noroeste (SPA)
Start year: 2022
Website: https://cordis.europa.eu/project/id/101058409
Project website:  https://operatic.eu/


OPeraTIC is working to boost the adoption of ultra-short-pulsed lasers through researching, developing and building an innovative AI-powered platform. This research and innovation will provide enhanced benefits into large scale industrial manufacturing, which will be validated through four testbed use cases in the sectors of: 1) Home Appliances, 2) Aeronautics, 3) Automotive, and 4) Lighting.
Through basing the innovation in user-centered research and design, the outputs of the project are foreseen to be efficient and user-friendly, ensuring maximum impact for industrial applications.

Four pillars support the development of the OPeraTIC outcomes, being the backbone of our research: the machine architecture (optics and mechatronics), the digital architecture (electronics and data), the Machine Intelligence (AI), and the adaptive processing of complex, 3D parts. Through combining these processes, OPeraTIC will create a state-of-the-art platform, which can revolutionize the manufacturing industry.

XiLAB develops digital models and simulation tools for enabling accurate motion performance of high dynamic manipulators and collaborates in the mechatronic design of the novel laser machine demonstrator.