Region: South Moravian – Czech Republic
- South Moravian Innovation Centre
- Brno University of Technology
- INTEMAC Solutions
- Cluster INDUSTRY 4.0
DIGIMAT aims to further develop an innovation ecosystem in the area of Robotics and IoT in South Moravian Region through the creation of a Regional Digital manufacturing Hub. The Czech economy is highly dependent on manufacturing activity. With more than 30% of labour force and value added originating in manufacturing it ranks as the most industrial country in EU. Apart from foreign-controlled multinationals, the economy of South Moravia consists mostly of SMEs, predominantly in the traditional sectors of mechanical engineering and electrical engineering, supplemented by fast growth of IT services. This structure means that the local industry can hugely benefit from the trends of increased application of robotisation, automation, etc.