WHAT IS THE SMART MANUFACTURING CAMPUS?
The Smart Manufacturing Campus is a modular and energy efficient building offering production, lab and office space for companies that want to scale up their production, manufacturing and assembly ideas and processes up to ready for volume design for – smart, sustainable, circular, connected – manufacturing.
Phase 1 of the new building will have a surface of 8.000m² and is currently under construction. Phase 1 will be delivered at the end of 2022. The final result will be a building of 30.000m².
WHAT IS THE OBJECTIVE OF THE SMART MANUFACTURING CAMPUS?
Build an ecosystem of companies that help in transforming an idea into a tangible product or that make an existing process smarter, driven by data and a smart philosophy in each step of the product development, manufacturing and assembly process.
As a target group, we look at start-ups, scale-ups, SMEs, but also large national and international companies that want to renew their manufacturing process and / or want to collaborate on innovative technologies and concepts.
WHAT WILL WE DO AT THE SMART MANUFACTURING CAMPUS TO AVCHIEVE OUR OBJECTIVES?
Thor Park and the Smart Manufacturing Campus will provide the knowledge and support required in each step of the product development and manufacturing process through:
- The community and specialized ecosystems
- Our in-house expert
- Our knowledge and industry partners
- Offering of services to help accelerate the launch of new successful products (e.g. pilot- and contract manufacturing, make-as-a-service, etc.)
SUPPORT FROM IDEA TO DESIGN FOR – smart, sustainable, circular, connected – MANUFACTURING
The activities within the Smart Manufacturing Campus will range from ideation to scale-up with the objective to deliver a product and process design that is ready for volume production.