I4MS (ICT for manufacturing SMEs) is the initiative promoted by the European Commission to foster the digital innovation of manufacturing SMEs in Europe in order to boost their competitiveness in the digital era.
The aim of the I4MS is to ensure that SMEs and mid-caps in Europe can fully benefit from digital innovations to upgrade its products, improve its processes and adapt its business models to the digital age.
With a global budget of 33M€, the Innovation Actions under the I4MS initiative will offer technological and financial support to SMEs and mid-caps to experiment with different ICT enabling technologies (HPC cloud-based simulation, robotics, cyber-physical systems, IoT and additive manufacturing.
I4MS is funded under the Factories of Future Programme and H2020, and coordinated by Mobile World Capital Barcelona Foundation, FundingBox Accelerator, Foreningen MADE, Danish Technological Institute, FIWARE Foundation EV and Axencia Galega de Innovación.