BFA participated in the South Summit innovation event in Madrid

The BFA team participated in the sixth edition of the South Summit 2019 event in Madrid, one of the largest reference meetings for entrepreneurs and investors, held between October 2nd and 4th.

Open the registration period for the fourth call of the Business Factory Auto

From today until September 27th, the deadline to submit an innovative project to the fourth edition of the Business Factory Auto (BFA) initiative is open, both for the acceleration phase, for incipient projects, and for the consolidation for proposals with a greater degree of maturity.

BFA participates in the University-Business meeting focused on the automotive sector

The BFA team participated, on June 21, in the University-Business meeting, organized by the Transfer Vice-Rectory of the University of Vigo to promote collaboration between research groups at universities and companies.

More than 250 attendees at the ”Entrepreneurship 4.0 in the Galician Automotive Sector” day

Yesterday was held, at the Porto do Molle Business Center (Nigrán), the ”Entrepreneurship 4.0 in the Galician Automotive Sector” day, organized by the Business Factory Auto (BFA) initiative and attended by more than 250 assistants.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: Wearhealth

Interview with Wearhealth, participant project in the consolidation phase of the BFA third edition, which has developed the "Safety and Health Intelligence" platform, based on artificial intelligence and IoT data to improve productivity, worker safety and monitoring of tasks.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project  in 1 minute: Nort3D

Interview with Nort3D, a participating project in the consolidation phase of the BFA third edition. It develops mixed subjection systems for the movement of parts, based on magnetic technology and additive manufacturing.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: Norlean Manufacturing & Productividad

Interview with Norlean, participant project in the consolidation phase of the BFA third edition. It develops a unified value proposition based on simulation technology to maximize efficiency and improve productivity.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: Muutech Monitoring Solutions

Interview with Muutech Monitoring Solutions, participant project in the consolidation phase of the BFA third edition. Muutech develops a monitoring platform to collect and visualize real-time data of information, industrial and production systems.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: Kaleido Automation Services

Interview with Kaleido Automation Services, participant project in the consolidation phase of the BFA third edition, which offers autonomous navigation technology for warehouse vehicles.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: Efimob EV Charge

Interview with Efimob EV Charge, participant company in the consolidation phase of the BFA third edition. It develops a management system for charging points for electric vehicles with dynamic power balancing.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: Unimate Flexible Mobile Robot

The Unimate Flexible Mobile Robot project participates in the acceleration phase of the BFA third edition. It offers a robotic system with autonomous movement, combining collaborative robotics and AGV technology.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: Ethereum Private Network and Integration with Docuten

New interview with the BFA project, Ethereum Private Network and Integration with Docuten, which allows decentralizing the electronic signature solutions of a company through a digital notary service.

The BFA third edition projects presented their innovations in a networking day

This week was held, in the facilities of the business center of Porto do Molle (Nigrán), a networking day with all the participating projects of the BFA third edition and its tutors.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: Inprosec Auto

Interview with the company Improsec Auto, participant project in the consolidation phase of the third edition of the BFA, which covers the cybersecurity needs of Industry 4.0.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: IIOR

Interview with IIOR, participant project in the consolidation phase of the third edition of the BFA. Industrial Internet of Robots (IIOR) applies the technology of the Internet of Things (IoT) in industry and robotic systems to increase efficiency.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: CIN Advanced Systems Galicia

We continue with the interviews of this BFA third edition projects. It is the turn of CIN Advanced Systems Galicia, a participant project in the consolidation phase, which offers a solution for measurement and detection of defects by artificial vision to guarantee the absence of failures in safety, aesthetic and functional parts.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: VR-AR Meifus

Interview with the participating company of the third edition of the BFA, VR-AR Meifus, which offers a programmed interactive device of virtual and augmented reality to apply in the industry.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: TechEye

Interview with the company TechEye, participant in the third edition of the BFA, that develops an IoT platform (Internet of Things) for the capture, storage and processing data from auxiliary sensors in the occurrence of defects, providing intelligence to the processes of quality control.

Youtube Play Button 1 Innovative project in 1 minute: SGS

The interviews with the participants of the third edition of the BFA continue. It is the turn of the company SGS, which develops a new concept of integral platform for battery modules for electric vehicles.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: Mobocen

Interview with the company Mobocen, participant in the acceleration phase of this third edition of the BFA. Mobocen offers a monitoring service for centrifugal rotating elements in the plant to increase the useful life and decrease the maintenance cost.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: LIBERIoT

Interview with LIBERIoT, participant project of the third edition of the BFA that allows to create private infrastructures of IoT (Internet of Things) to deploy low cost wireless sensors powered by simple and programmable batteries.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: EMDura

Interview with the company EMDura, participant in the acceleration phase of the third edition of the BFA, which offers integral services for the manufacture of high hardness parts applying novel techniques that allow the reduction of manufacturing costs and the improvement of the quality of the product- service.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: Inmake Integra

Interview with Inmake Integra, a participating project in the acceleration phase of the third edition of the BFA, which offers, through an online platform, a comprehensive service for the entire manufacturing process of prototypes, tools, or series through additive manufacturing.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: DTView 3D

Interview with the company participating in the Business Factory Auto, DTView 3D, which develops of virtual, augmented and mixed reality glasses, to take technicians to the interior of machines, processes, designs or factories with a high level of detail.

BFA, international award for best practice by the European Association of Regional Development Agencies (EURADA)

The Business Factory Auto (BFA) initiative has been awarded by the European Association of Regional Development Agencies (EURADA) for contributing to economic growth and improving the competitiveness of companies in the automotive sector.

The Business Factory Auto attends the largest technology event in the world in Las Vegas

The Business Factory Auto attended the international electronics event CES 2019 ("Consumer Electronics Show"), which was held in Las Vegas (United States) from January 8 to 11.

The projects of the third edition of the BFA complete the first training module

This week the first training module of the third edition of the Business Factory Auto was completed. The training program of this edition began in November after starting the phases of acceleration and consolidation. During these weeks, the 20 projects participating in the two phases were able to attend different sessions on the culture of entrepreneurship and the Automotive Sector.

National recognition to the dissemination plan of the Business Factory Auto initiative

The Business Factory Auto has received the award for the "Best Disseminated Project" within the framework of the VI National Congress of Clusters, held yesterday in Madrid. With this award, the communication plan, deployed by the Cluster of Automotive Companies of Galicia (CEAGA) and the promoters of the BFA for the diffusion of the accelerator and the participating projects, is recognized.

The Head of Network and Telecoms at Groupe PSA knows the Business Factory Auto initiative

This morning, the Head of Network and Telecoms at Groupe PSA, Stéphan Leyris, accompanied by several representatives of Groupe PSA, visited the facilities of the Cluster of Automotive companies of Galicia to learn, firsthand, the Business Factory Auto initiative.

The Business Factory Auto, award for "best practice" by the APTE

The Association of Science and Technology Parks of Spain (APTE) has given the "Best Practice in Science and Technology Parks of 2018" award to the Business Factory Auto initiative.

The third edition of the BFA is launched

The third edition of the Business Factory Auto initiative was launched this week with twenty innovative automotive projects. Ten of these companies have started in the acceleration phase of the program, beginning its activity on October 29, and ten more began the consolidation phase on October 15.

Definitive listing of projects participating in the third edition of the BFA

The twenty projects participating in this third edition of the Business Factory Auto (BFA) initiative are:

The BFA, first automotive representative in Europe at the StartUp Europe Awards

The Business Factory Auto accelerator (BFA) has been chosen as a regional partner in the next edition of the StartUp Europe Awards, organized by the European Commission and the Finnova Foundation, with the aim of stimulating open innovation and projecting startups and companies from different regions in Europe.

List of the 20 projects invited to participate in the third edition of the BFA

The Business Factory Auto Executive Committee (BFA) has selected 20 business projects to participate in the third edition of the BFA, which will start on October 15th (consolidation phase) and October 29th (acceleration).

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: VMS Automotive

Interview with the company participating in the Business Factory Auto, VMS Automotive.

Youtube Play Button Interview with the company Situm Technologies

1 innovative project in 1 minute

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: Lupeon

Interview with the company participating in the second edition of the BFA, Lupeon.

Youtube Play Button Netun Solutions: 1 innovative project in 1 minute

Interview with the company participating in the consolidation phase of the BFA.

Youtube Play Button Interview with the company Ingeniería y Control Merasys

Interview with the company Ingeniería y Control Merasys, participant in the consolidation phase of the BFA second edition.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: Global Productivity Solutions

Interview with the GPS company, participant in the second edition of the Business Factory Auto.

Youtube Play Button Humat Cobotic: 1 innovative project in 1 minute

Interview with the participating company in the second edition of the Business Factory Auto.

Open the registration period for the third edition of BFA

Yesterday, the third edition of the Business Factory Auto (BFA) initiative was presented, at the Porto do Molle Business Center (Nigrán), with an event attended by more than 250 people, interested in knowing the requirements to participate in this new edition.

Youtube Play Button 1 innovative project in 1 minute: Flythings Technologies

Interview with the company participating in the consolidation phase.

Youtube Play Button Interview with the company Cablerías BB Energy

1 innovative project in 1 minute

Youtube Play Button 3D Vision Applied Technology: 1 innovative project in 1 minute

Interview with the company participating in the acceleration phase of the second edition of the Business Factory Auto initiative (BFA).

Youtube Play Button Interview with the company Muutech Monitoring Solutions

Interview with the company Muutech Monitoring Solutions, participant in the second edition of the BFA.

Youtube Play Button NORT3D Ingeniería y fabricación del norte: 1 innovative project in 1 minute

Interview with company NORT3D Ingeniería y fabricación del norte, which participates in the acceleration phase of the second edition of BFA.

Youtube Play Button Norlean Manufacturing & Productividad: 1 innovative project in 1 minute

Interview with the company Norlean Manufacturing & Productividad, participant in the acceleration phase of the second edition of the BFA.

The automotive ecosystem of south Alsace met the BFA

Yesterday, a delegation from the automotive ecosystem of the south Alsace region (France) met the Business Factory initiative in the visit to the CEAGA facilities with the aim of sharing good practices, mainly in the areas of entrepreneurship, innovation, training and Industry 4.0.

Youtube Play Button Interview with the company Lightbee Mobility

1 innovative project in 1 minute: Lightbee Mobility.

Youtube Play Button Kaleido Technology Solutions: 1 innovative project in 1 minute

Interview with the company Kaleido Technology Solutions, participant in the acceleration phase of the second edition of the BFA.

Youtube Play Button Inprosec-Auto: 1 innovative project in 1 minute

Interview with the company Inprosec-Auto, participant in the second edition of the BFA.

Youtube Play Button 1 Innovative project in 1 minute: Industrial Internet of Robots

Interview with the participating company in the second edition of the BFA.

The President of the Galician government visited the companies of the Business Factory Auto

Alberto Núñez Feijóo, President of the Xunta de Galicia, visited yesterday the twenty participating projects in this second edition of the Business Factory Auto initiative, accompanied by the Presidency of the BFA, formed by the Regional Minister of Economy, Employment and Industry, Francisco Conde; the President of CEAGA, Juan Antonio Lloves; the Director of Groupe PSA Vigo, Frédéric Puech; and the Delegate of the Consortium of the Free Trade Zone of Vigo, Teresa Pedrosa.

Youtube Play Button Interview with the company Global Galician Parking

1 Innovative project in 1 minute: Global Galician Parking

Youtube Play Button 1 Innovative project in 1 minute: Efimob Efficient Solutions

Interview with the participating company in the second edition of the BFA.

BFA projects receive information sessions about financing

The 20 projects participating in this new edition of the Business Factory Auto (BFA) are receiving informative journeys about the different financing modalities to which they can have in this initiative. The objective of these meetings is to facilitate access to financing by the projects, provide information and solve all kinds of doubts.

Finished the first training module of the BFA second edition

Yesterday finished the first part of the training program of the Business Factory Auto initiative with a final session about "Lean Startup" module for the projects of the acceleration phase, which took place at the Porto do Molle headquarters in Nigrán.

Started the second edition of the Business Factory Auto (BFA)

The second edition of the Business Factory Auto (BFA) initiative with twenty projects in the 4.0 area is already started. 10 of these companies are in the acceleration phase and began their activity at the BFA yesterday, November 6th. As a novelty, this year a consolidation phase was launched for more mature projects, which has the presence of 7 companies of the first edition and 3 new ones that join the initiative. This second phase was launched on October 16th.

Definitive listing of projects participating in the second edition of the BFA

Finally, the twenty projects participating in this second edition of the Business Factory Auto (BFA) initiative are:

The Business Factory Auto Executive Committee (BFA) has selected 20 business projects to participate in the new edition of BFA, which will start on October 16th (consolidation phase) and November 6th (acceleration).

The Booster Day, a great opportunity for BFA companies

Last September 20th, the companies Ingeniería y Control Merasys and Situm Technologies, accompanied by representatives of the Business Factory Auto (BFA) initiative, participated in the Booster Day of the PSA Group, held at the Armand Peugeot Forum in Poissy.

The new BFA companies will complete the value chain in the area 4.0

The list of new companies that will be part of the second edition of the Business Factory Auto (BFA) initiative will be published at the end of this month of September. About 40 projects were presented and a maximum of 10 will be invited for the acceleration phase and up to 10 in the consolidation stage, which is one of the novelties of this second edition.

The Director of Research and Advanced Engineering of the PSA Group is interested in the march of the Business Factory Auto

Yesterday afternoon, the Director of Research and Advanced Engineering (DRIA) of the PSA Group, Carla Gohin, was received at the headquarters of the Galician Automotive Cluster by the CEAGA President, Juan Antonio Lloves, and others responsible for the organization, to know the innovation capacities developed within the Bussines Factory Auto initiative, in the presence of the Regional Ministry of Economy, Employment and Industry of the Galician Government, Francisco Conde, and the Igape Director, Juan Cividanes.

Three BFA companies among the best startups chosen by the PSA Group worldwide

Efitrans Efficient Logistics, Ingeniería y Control Merasys and Situm Technologies have been chosen by the PSA Group among the twenty best startups that will participate, on 20th September, in the Booster Day, to be held at the Armand Peugeot Forum of Poissy (France). The rest of selected companies, 15 are French and 2 from Germany.

Four BFA projects presented to the Booster Day of PSA Group

Four projects participating in this first edition of the Business Factory Auto (BFA) initiative, Efitrans Efficient Logistics, Flythings Technologies, Ingeniería y Control Merasys and Situm Technologies, have been presented to the Booster Day of PSA Group, to be held on 20th September at the Armand Peugeot Forum of Poissy (France).

The BFA incorporates to the Startups R program to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in Galicia

This morning the Startups R program was presented, at the offices of R in Coruña, which BFA has already joined, with the main objective of promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in Galicia.

BFA projects presented its innovations to the responsibles of DRIA and PSA Group Business Lab

Last Monday, July 10th, different managers of PSA Group in France visited the Business Factory Auto (BFA) facilities in Porto do Molle (Nigrán) and were able to get a first-hand look at the nine projects participating in the first edition.

“The VMS staff will go on growing as the project keeps making progress”

Interview with Pablo Campos, General Manager of VMS Automotive, participating project in the first edition of BFA.

“The BFA initiative has given us the chance to contact with potential customers and key agents of the automotive industry”

Interview with Miguel Pérez, Head of Communication at Situm Technologies, participating project in the first edition of BFA

"The financing of the BFA will be dedicated to the manufacture of the prototypes and to the realization of the tests"

Interview with Rodrigo Cabaleiro, Project Manager at Cablerías Energy BB, who participates in the first edition of Business Factory Auto (BFA).

Open the registration deadline for the second edition of the BFA

Last Thursday, June 8th, the second call for the Business Factory Auto initiative (BFA) was launched with an event attended by two hundred people, interested in knowing the requirements to participate in this new edition.

Launch of the second edition of the BFA initiative on June 8th

On June 8th, at the Business Center of Porto do Molle (Nigrán) at 11:45h., a second edition of the Business Factory Auto (BFA) initiative will take place.

“Work with the BFA team has been a great help for becoming our business project in a real company”

Interview with Cora Vinagre, Flythings Business Development Manager who participates in the first edition of Business Factory Auto (BFA).

The BFA companies join the Amazon Activate program

The projects participating in the Business Factory Auto (BFA) initiative can now benefit from the "Amazon Activate" program and, therefore, benefit from a number of advantages.

"Our company is from here and it is generating employment in Galicia"

Interview with Xavier Barra, person in charge of the "Ingeniería y Control Merasys" business project, participant in the first Acceleration Phase of the Business Factory Auto initiative (BFA).

"The BFA mentoring and training sessions complement our experience"

Interview with Iván Luarca, CEO of Eccocar, participant in the first Acceleration Phase of the Business Factory Auto initiative (BFA).

"With our business project we seek to expand the business to the area of collaborative robotics"

Interview with Óscar Rodríguez, Project Manager of Humat Cobotic, participant in the first Acceleration Phase of the Business Factory Auto initiative (BFA).

Begin the training plan for participants in the BFA

On February 7th, participants in the Acceleration Phase of the Business Factory Auto initiative (BFA) first edition began to receive training with a first theoretical session about sectoral culture.

The BFA Presidency visited the participating companies, which already generate 36 jobs

Yesterday, January 17th, the Presidency of the Business Factory Auto (BFA) initiative, formed by the Ministry of Economy, Employment and Industry of the Galician Government, the Consortium of Zona Franca Vigo, the PSA Group and CEAGA, visited the nine participating companies to know the equipment and the project of each one.

Launched the first edition of BFA with nine companies

Yesterday started the first edition of the Business Factory Auto (BFA) initiative with nine companies set up and installed at the Porto do Molle headquarters in Nigrán, provided by the Consortium of the Zona Franca Vigo.

The Executive Committee of the Business Factory Auto (BFA) met yesterday, at the facilities of the Galician Automotive Cluster (CEAGA), to evaluate the projects presented to this initiative.

Finished the deadline for registration of BFA with 22 projects presented

On Friday October 28th was the deadline for registration to participate in the first call of the Business Factory Auto (BFA) with a total of 22 business projects presented in the four possible categories (spin out, spin off, startups and several companies spin outs ).

The Executive Committee of the Business Factory Auto (BFA) approved this morning, during a meeting at the CEAGA facilities, extend the deadline for submitting applications until Friday 28th October.

People interested in submitting to BFA a innovation project, specific in the automotive sector, have now two weeks more and can consult the rules of the program, available on the web, where find all the necessary requirements.

Presentation of the BFA in the Master in Automotive Engineering at the University of Vigo

The students of the Master in Automotive Engineering at the University could know, at first hand, the Business Factory Auto (BFA) initiative, through a presentation given by the project manager in CEAGA, Jorge Gómara.

In this meeting, on September 22nd, the students received all keys to submit a project to this accelerating of innovation in the automotive sector.

Start the Business Factory Auto initiative (BFA)

Yesterday took place, at Porto do Molle (Nigrán), the presentation act of the Business Factory Auto initiative (BFA), which was attended by about two hundred people interested in the operation of an accelerator that will support the creation of innovation projects for automotive industry and it has been driven by CEAGA, the PSA Group, the Ministry of Economy, Employment and Industry of the Galician Government and the Consortium of Zona Franca Vigo.

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