European Factory Foundation (EFF)
The European Factory Foundation is an association aiming to facilitate stakeholder collaboration across manufacturing and logistics sectors through the development and promotion of innovative solutions from Industry4.0, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Digital Manufacturing domains.
The European Factory Foundation is the legally independent body that provides shared resources to help maintain, manage and grow the EFPF digital platform and federated ecosystem. The EFF activities also focus on the development and nurturing of EFPF community and empowering the association members with relevant tools, service and also business opportunities that allow them to maximise trade, connectivity, communication and interoperability across the ecosystem.
Initiated in 2019 by 12 founding members from research and industry, the EFF is is a non-profit organisation. It encourages the adoption of digital solutions from the EFPF ecosystem and promotes interoperability across the digital systems and industrial platforms through a common, collaborative and interoperable framework called EFPF Data Spine.
The membership to EFF is open to organisations of different size as well as individuals who are interested in actively utilising or contributing towards EFPF solutions.