Our services

What we offer

An orientation, training and consultancy system for companies, closely integrated with the Digital Innovation Hubs operating in Italy;

A wide ecosystem including innovation projects and collaborative public-private industrial research projects within several thematic areas that make use of Industry 4.0 enabling technologies, in an integrated way;

A Pilot Plant where Industry 4.0 enabling technologies can be implemented and optimized;

Dedicated areas within our structures where conferences, meetings, training and coworking activities can be implemented.

 

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  • PILOT PLANT

    The Pilot Plant is a complete productive system, available for companies for innovating, learning and “test before invest” activities.

  • ORIENTATION

    These services represent the very first level of interaction between BI-REX and one company, aimed to a first approach toward the technology of interest. 

  • TRAINING

    Our training activities provide companies with all necessary and useful tools to adopt Industry 4.0 enabling technologies.

     

  • CONSULTING

    These services consist in a series of operations, aimed at supporting companies through adopting different technological/organizational solutions.

  • INNOVATION PROJECTS

    Innovation projects are integrated technology transfer project, aiming to implement Industry 4.0 solutions in the target company.

  • ACCESS TO GRANTS

    Thanks to our partnerships, we are able to offer a broad range of tailor-made services, customized in order to match one company’s plans to start a journey toward technological and digital innovation.

  • OPEN INNOVATION

    It is structured through six different areas: 4.0 Ideation Workshop; Digital Transformation Project; Open Collaboration Project; University and Research Center Knowledge Integration; Workshop Match & Innovation.

  • LOCATION

    We make available spaces and offices for companies, universities, training entities, associations and professionals that need to implement training courses, events, meeting and co-working activities.

Pilot Plant

The Pilot Plant is a complete productive system, available for innovating, testing and learning. Made by four different production areas closely interacting with each other, BI-REX Pilot Plant is capable of confronting the latest production needs and standards, and it’s made available both to all kind of big companies and SMEs, following the “Test Before Invest” logic.

All of the services and the technologies are meant to be integrated inside a digitally-connected environment, inclusive of all ICT infrastructures for data storage and analysis, connectivity and Internet of Things (IoT).

Our Pilot Plant services are built in six different areas: Additive, Trimming and Measurement, Robotic, Big Data and IoT, Proof of Concept Development, use-case and financed project, networking and innovation centers’ services.

Orientation

Orientation services represent the very first level of interaction between BI-REX and one company, aimed to a first approach toward the technology of interest. This phase usually requires a full day of work; the result will be a report, which will be shared with the company. Thanks to our Orientation service, the firm can be driven to discover all of the opportunities that adopting new technologies could bring, in order to stay up-to-date with the latest market’s needs and trends.

Orientation services are divided into two different areas: Technical Seminaries; Orientation activities, interventions and tools.

Training

Our training activities, articulated both through webinars and training courses, are addressed to all companies, SMEs and Professionals operating in several industrial sectors, willing to start technological and digital innovation processes and interested in acquiring or increasing Industry 4.0 skills. Our main goal is to respond to their needs, but also providing them with the useful tools to adopt Industry 4.0 enabling technologies.

Our courses are structured through seven different areas: Big Data; ICT; Security & Blockchain; Additive and Advanced Manufacturing; Collaborative Robotics, Warehousing and AGV; Managerial skills; Sustainability and Social Responsibility.

 

Consulting

Our consulting services consist in a series of operations, aimed to supporting the company through adopting different technological/organizational solutions. These operations usually require a few days of work; they will be based upon a shared plan which starting point could also be the report created in an earlier Orientation activity.

Our consulting services are structured through six different areas: Specialistic Consulting; Digital Maturity Assessment; Technological Scouting; Business Model; Human Capital; Dissemination.

Innnovation Projects

Innovation projects are integrated technology transfer project, aiming to implement Industry 4.0 solutions in the target company: from demonstrative activities at our Pilot Pant to Proof of Concept development, to the implementation of new production lines, new product and new services.

This service is divided into two areas: General Contractor activities; Project Management activities.

Access to Grants

Thanks to our partnership with Innova Finance e Warrant Hub, famous firms which manage subsidized financing to enterprises, we offer a broad range of tailor-made services, customized in order to match one company’s plans to start a journey toward technological and digital innovation.

The services offered in collaboration with Innova Finance are: Planning and Development Analysis, Continuous Projecting, Single Projecting.

The services offered in collaboration with Warrant Hub are: Automatic and Subsidized Finance, Evaluative and Negotiation Subsidized Finance, European Finance.

Open Innovation

Thanks to our partnership with Almacube, University of Bologna’s development and innovation hub in collaboration with Confindustria Emilia Area Centro, we offer a broad range of services: 4.0 Ideation Workshop; Digital Transformation Project; Open Collaboration Project; University and Research Center Knowledge Integration; Workshop Match & Innovation.

Location

Our Competence Center can count on a completed headquarters that enables us to provide activities and services. Our building in Bologna covers 1.500 m² inside of Opificio Golinelli, an interaction place for training, research and enterprises activities.

Through Location, we make available spaces and offices for companies, universities, training entities, associations and professionals that need to organize and implement training courses, events, meeting and co-working activities.