The Finnish Future Manufacturing & Industry 4.0 Report Presented in EU Industry Days 2021


EU Industry Days seminar is the European flagship event focusing on accelerated transformation and greener and more digital industry. This time the Finnish view for leading companies in Industry 4.0 and Future Manufacturing was presented by Robocoast.

In the area of the Industry 4.0 revolution, production-oriented factories will become customer-centric factories, where customers will be more closely involved in product development.

Summarized for presentation of Finland into Industry 4.0 and Future Manufacturing, that Finland has know-how, technology and positive experimental environment, which enables the development, innovation and implementation of the top companies’ industrial solutions. Top Finnish manufacturing and technology companies invest in product development and aim to find the world’s best experts in Finland and abroad as partners. The growth of Finnish top manufacturing and technology companies comes from new innovative technology solutions and arises in industrial digital innovation hubs (DIHs) through co-development.

Download Insight Into Industry 4.0 and Future manufacturing -report – pdf file here
The survey and report was funded by Business Finland Sustainable Manufacturing programme.

One of the strengths of the Finnish operating environment, pointed out by the ABB director, is that Finland is an experimental society –  a pioneer in smart, environmentally friendly technology (the Future Factory report, Robocoast 2020 ).

The highlighted technologies of the report are also key competences for Cimcorp. Some of the competences have been in the company focus already for a few years and some of them are our focus point for the upcoming years (the Future Factory report, Robocoast 2020 ).

The EU Industry days is a yearly event. It serves as the main platform to discuss industry challenges and co-creation opportunities and policy responses which open dialogue with a wide range of partners. EU Industry days help to ensure that our policies at the European, national, regional and local levels work together to enable European industry to deliver jobs, growth, and innovation in Europe. EU Industry Days 2021 was organised from 23 – 26 February.

The Metal Material Revolution event was organized by the InvestAmarante, a project partner of Iplace-project. iPlace is a journey where the partner cities are fellow travellers who are always seeking to find niches appropriate for their cities, while deepening their understanding of the nuances that make their cities special, with the determination to use the knowledge they gained for nesting new ideas that will sprout more sustainable local economic development. The City of Pori is part of URBACT development programme.

iPlace participated to the EU Industry week. The aim of the week is to show how the goals of digital and green transition can be part of local economic development. This was also the theme of the the conference that took place  under the EU Industry week 2021, the 4th edition of the annual industry event, that serves as the main platform to discuss industry challenges and co-creation opportunities.

“ Pori´s participation brought very positive reactions. The Portuguese partners demonstrated a lot of interest in the work presented and are interested in deepening their relationship with Pori” – Melanie Cardoso, Project Manager InvestAmarante

More information, Pirita Ihamäki Phd. M.Sc. Liaison Manager Robocoast DIH,

See seminar video of EU Industry Day 27th “Metal Material Revolution” below (See also Robocoast presentation for future manufacturing from Pirita Ihamäki)