About Us

SMART is a flexible, industry-driven EUREKA Cluster program in Advanced Manufacturing. Our aim is to promote collaborative, international & close-to-market R&D&I projects.

As a EUREKA Cluster, SMART is grounded in Europe and open to large companies, SMEs, associations, RTOs & Academia worldwide.

Manufacturing is a vital sector in Europe, fundamental to European development towards a competitive sustainable globalization. Advanced manufacturing is strongly addressed in most political agendas as a key enabler that will lead European society towards a higher industrial competitiveness, sustainable growth and job creation.

MISSION

SMART mission is to boost the competitiveness, growth and attractiveness of the European discrete manufacturing industries through the promotion of R&D&I in an open community of industrial organisations: large industries, SMEs, associations; RTOs and academia.

Industrial Vision Statement Technology Roadmap

VISION

SMART vision is to become the preferred program for international close-to-market R&D&I advanced manufacturing projects in the following sectors:

AERONAUTICS

AUTOMOTIVE

CAPITAL GOODS

RAILWAYS

CONSUMER DURABLES

OTHERS DISCRETE MANUFACTURING SECTORS

SMART will be permanently adapting to rapidly changing market needs and dynamic strategic movements that European manufacturing companies must address to remain competitive and stay at the cutting edge of technological development.

SMART APPROACH

Close-to-market: R&D&I
Open Community, participation & Decision Making
Inclusive: European Industry, academia and RTOs
SME involvement R&D&I