Robocoast European Digital Innovation Hub
Robocoast EDIH supports the manufacturing industry to use digital technology to promote sustainable growth and competitiveness (Industry 4.0) by offering a one-stop access to EDIH services and networks of European best digital experts, which helps SMEs to become more skilled, innovative, and competitive. It has high-level expertise in cybersecurity and know-how to support companies to apply new digital technologies (AI, Robotics, IoT, 5G, Industry 4.0, Energy Technology and HPC) for developing processes, products, and services. Another important cross-cutting theme of Robocoast's services is the digitalization of energy solutions, which is highly relevant for energy-intensive SMEs within the manufacturing industry, aiming towards more sustainable production and logistics.
Robocoast EDIH has local service nodes and expert resources in the nine regions of Finland where almost 50% of Finnish manufacturing companies are located. Robocoast has been Digital Innovation HUB since 2017 and its services have been well received and impactful, and now the additional EDIH services are designed to meet the needs of the manufacturing industry with the expertise of universities and technology companies. The consortium consists of 15 universities and several RDI laboratories and testbed environments, including over 9 000 digital technology specialists and over 800 Cybersecurity, Robotics, AI, and ICT companies. Robocoast as an EDIH aims for ambitious operational efficiency to support the digital maturation of SMEs in manufacturing industries as well as helping them to access business and finance opportunities. Moreover, it is looking forward to intensifying collaboration in its wide networks locally, nationally, and in Europe to accelerate green growth and digital transition.
CSC participates in the Robocoast EDIH as a member of the Management Team.