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PRODUTECH Digital Innovation Hub Platform



To foster the digital transformation of the manufacturing industry, via the gathering of a critical mass of capacities, the networking of stakeholders and the nurturing of the ecosystem, towards the deployment of added value support services that enables, potentiates and furthers industry modernization.


The PRODUTECH Digital Innovation Hub Platform has a comprehensive national coverage encompassing the regional dimensions and the relevant stakeholders, and notably comprising Competence Centers and Labs, R&D organizations, Sectoral technology centers, Industry Associations, Production Technology Providers, leading users from the manufacturing industry, SMEs, Start-ups, Education/Training Centers and Incubators/Science parks and civic societies, and the articulation with National and Regional Authorities, Venture Capital organizations and public agencies.

It embodies a one-stop gateway for the provision of support services towards industry digitizing and modernization, via the inter and intra networking of capacities, competencies, intervention capabilities and service offers, linking regional initiatives (e.g. iMan Norte Hub - Norte region's DIH) and stakeholders and further levering cooperation and outreach at European scale. 

It is recognized at national and European level, being part of the EC's DIH catalogue, as a Digital Innovation Hub within the domains of digitalization, manufacturing and production technologies, towards the modernization of the manufacturing industry.


As the gateway for industry digitizing and modernization it gathers a comprehensive set of services, from visioning, strategy development and roadmaping to the deployment of large scale initiatives in R&D and Innovation, from awareness actions to matchmaking (e.g. for maturity assessment, access to specialist expertise and infrastructures, solution deployment, advanced training, mentoring…), from visibility actions (national and international) to priority definition, fostering opportunities (innovation, integrated offers, solutions take-up, deployment and diffusion, cross-fertilization and business) and access to funding and financing.

Additionally, and within the scope of the cluster's encompassed competence centers the service offering includes concept validation and prototyping, R&D, testing and validation, pre-competitive series production, support to new products, systems and production lines development, support to start-ups, awareness raising, dissemination and demonstration of solutions within digitalization and advanced production technologies, education and training within technical, technological and management domains, among others. 


PRODUTECH Digital Innovation Hub Platform
Edifício AIMMAP, Rua dos Plátanos 197,
4100-414 Porto
tel.: +351 226 166 897
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