The Platform PI4.0 is a digital Marketplace that allows enterprise affordable access to new technologies and lowers entrance barriers to new entrants to the ecosystem.
The platform will achievs it by providing efficient, safe and scalable access to standard software solutions, acting as bridge between industrial companies that have a need for step into Industrial Internet and any software provider. The PI4.0 has been designed by i2CAT and Eurecat in way that the platform is completely safe, reliable and neutral.
Why a marketplace?
Organizations like World Economic Forum, world leading IT companies, national commission and independent experts coincide in that it is key to the industry to create and use technology test-beds that integrate solutions from different organizations working together, thus creating new market ecosystems and technology platforms.
- Increased customer satisfaction with new digital business models
- Dramatic reduction of time to market
- Acceleration of innovation speed
- Easier access to expertise
- Risk minimization
To Industrial companies
- Agile access to high added value services for SME
- Simplified service purchasing through PI4.0 marketplace
- Robust services offered
- Process digitalization
- Easily scalability and service modification
- Platform locally developed and operated
- Independence from service providers
- Pay per use
- Fast and efficient implementation
- Vertical and horizontal integration
- Operated in accordance with European and State data security laws.
To Software providers
- Access to Industry 4.0 new business models
- Open APIs to integrate PI4.0 in product architecture
- New distribution channels and customer segments, cross-selling
- High visibility in the marketplace
- Access to innovative solutions
- Support by platform experts (i2CAT foundation, EURECAT) for developing applications
- Automatic service billing