Smart manufacturing and material technologies competence centre

Project duration: 01.09.2015 – 31.12.2022
Project number: EU48685
Project total budget: 10 395 370,00 EUR, of which maximum grant (ERDF) 5 980 364,10 EUR

TAK-II project follows to TAK-I project (EU30006) that took place during 2009-2015. TAK-II project is carried out according to Act no 89 of Minister of Foreign Trade and Entrepreneurship from 22.10.2014 “Conditions for supporting competence centres”.

The project’s aim is to increase the competitiveness of Estonian industry through offering Estonian companies help in R&D and tightening cooperation between companies, universities and competence centres mainly in mechanical engineering and mechatroncis field. The solutions are adaptable also to other sectors of manufacturing industry.

The project contributes to:

  • development of technologies, products and services belonging to the development sector of smart specialisation and through it increase of international competitiveness of Estonian industry;
  • development of internationally recognised and financially independent competence centre that is able to help Estonian companies in development of new technologies, products and services.

Several diferent applied research and product development sub-projects belong to TAK-II project. The sub-projects are divided into 3 strategic development areas (SDAs):

SDA1:  Integrated Systems and Smart Manufacturing Technologies
SDA2:  Intelligent Reconfigurable Manufacturing Based on Robot-cells
SDA3:  Design Optimization of Multifunctional Engineering  Structures 

Research partner of TAK-II is Tallinn University of Technology. In addition, over 15 industry partners (Harviker OÜ, Inox Baltic OÜ, Dafine Engineering OÜ, Flexa Eesti AS, Sumar Tools OÜELI OÜ, Pro-Step OÜ, Virtuaalettevõte OÜ, 3D Technologies R&D AS, ITT Group OÜ, Norcar-BSB Eesti AS, Alise Technic OÜ, Duroc Machine Tool OÜ, Tyre Mould Eesti OÜ, Radius Fixings OÜ, GlasStress OÜ) are participating in TAK-II project.