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  • Optician2020 validates the sustainability of a new Industry 4.0 paradigm for personalised spectacles The Consortium of European project Optician2020 has successfully finished the activities to demonstrate, assess the benefits and validate the sustainability of a new business model for the production and delivery of personalised spectacles adapted to the morphology of each user based on the use of 3D printing technologies and local manufacturing. The project, coordinated by Eurecat ...
  • Optician 2020 Final Review to be held in Barcelona on November, 17th The final review of the Optician 2020 project will take place on the next November, 17th. The meeting will be hosted by Eurecat in their premises on Cerdanyola with the organization support of INDO. The Optician 2020 Consortium will present the Optician 2020 ophthalmic industry paradigm for delivering personalised spectacles, the key enabling technologies developed and ...
  • Optician 2020 at the Factories of the Future Conference 2016 Optician 2020 has been presented at the FoF Pitch session of the Factories of the Future Conference 2016, held last 15th September, 2016 at Brussels. In the Optician 2020 pitch Eurecat, as a project coordinator, presented to potential business and innovation partners the project objectives and expected impacts, the main challenges addressed, its demonstration results, as ...
  • Optician 2020 successfully finishes its minifactory demonstrations Optician 2020 demonstration activities carried out to assess the benefits of the new mini-factories based business model for the production and delivery of personalised spectacles have successfully finished this July. The Optician 2020 novel paradigm has been demonstrated by means of two mini-factory networks close to the sell point, i.e. the optician. A first mini-factory cluster ...
  • Optician 2020 at the IN(3D)USTRY Optician 2020 has been present at the In(3D)ustry event, a 3-day Premium event focused on Advanced and Additive Manufacturing, connecting top users with prominent manufacturers and service providers to share success stories and realise technological needs. Eurecat, Optician 2020 coordinator participated in the event with its own stand. Eurecat’s stand devoted a space to show ...
  • Optician 2020 at the Future Industry Congress   Optician 2020 has been presented at the Future Industry Congress last 14th June in Barcelona. This congress, organized by Eurecat is focused on advanced, digital and connected industry and has as main to promote the adaptation of enterprises to the latest digital innovations and the fourth industrial revolution. Within its programme, the congress included the session: “INDO HORIZONS: ...
  • Lens World hosted 6th Meeting of Optician2020 project Bulle, Switzerland (22 March 2016). Lens World hosted the 6th meeting of Optician 2020 project. All partners met in Bulle for a 2 days meeting. The meeting aimed at tracking the progress of the project and plan upcoming tasks. During the meeting, partners presented an overview of results obtained of finished Work Packages and reviewed recent activities in ...
  • Optician 2020 at MIDO Eyewear fair Optician2020 has been present at the MIDO Eyewear fair held at Milano last 27th -29th  February 2016.  MIDO is currently the most important professional event dedicated to eyewear at international level, with an attendance of 52,000 qualified visitors from all over the world. Optician 2020 has been presented by the hand of INDO, which dedicated a ...
  • Optician2020 makes the connected Industry 4.0 paradigm a reality in the optical sector Barcelona (18th of January 2016).The Consortium of European project Optician2020 has begun activities to demonstrate the sustainability of a new model for the creation of personalized spectacles adapted to the morphology of each user, by means of 3D printing technologies and local manufacturing. Coordinated by the Eurecat Technology Centre and promoted by the company Indo Optical, the project “anticipates the new optical industry paradigm ...
  • Enjoy the Optician2020’s dissemination video! The Optician2020’s consortium has just released a dissemination video, focused on how the project aims to demonstrate the sustainability of a new business model for personalized eyewear, delivered through a proximity production network, which would work like local mini-factories. The Optician2020’s first video shows that the consortium is developing new tools and procedures for personalized design ...