Principal Investigator

Chief Project Manager


International Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB)

ISAB provides R&D advice and practical recommendations to enhance excellence, oversees the usability of project results and provides annual feedback.

Prof. Jan Karel Lenstra

Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Prof. Michael L. Pinedo

New York University, L. N. Stern School of Business, USA

Dr. Ralph Lange

Bosch Research

Prof. Albano Augusto Cavaleiro Rodrigues de Carvalho

Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Coimbra University, Portugal

Prof. Wolfgang Wahlster

DFKI, Germany

Prof. Toshio Fukuda

Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

Arnd Schirrmann

Airbus Defence & Space GmbH, Germany

Leoš Dvořák

Valeo, Czech Republic

Project Board

Project Board is the highest executive body of the project. It oversees all aspects of the project and the implementation of activities and responsibilities.

Work Package Leaders

WP leaders are responsible for the overall research work and management of the lead research areas.

WP1 – Control and optimization of systems, materials and production. WP2 – Robotics and computational methods for Manufacturing

Research Group Leaders (GL)

G1, RA1

G2, RA2

Robert Babuška


G7, WP1, RA7

Jan Faigl


G10, RA10