Cadmatic is part of a consortium that will manage the EU-funded SEUS project for smarter and more productive shipbuilding.

TURKEY, Finland, January 12, 2023–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cadmatic is among the industrial companies and academic institutions to lead the European Union-funded Smart European Shipbuilding (SEUS) project, launched on January 1, 2023. SEUS is an Innovation Activity with a major focus. the use of IT tools in shipbuilding. The consortium will develop a framework for using data in shipbuilding through the development of a new integrated platform that will include state-of-the-art detailed ship design solutions, data management and collaboration.

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Cadmatic is part of the EU-funded Leading Consortium SEUS Project for smarter and more productive shipbuilding (Photo: Business Wire)

The platform is a solution aimed at reducing engineering time by 30% and assembly time by 20%, an ambitious goal. It will be designed using advanced European shipbuilding expertise contributed by the consortium’s industrial and academic participants and will be evaluated by two major European shipyards.

This platform will develop new practices for human-centered knowledge management, AI data-driven design elements, smart technology, and the Industry 5.0 concept for shipbuilding. It will also support the growth of a highly skilled European workforce for the deployment and use of advanced IT tools in shipbuilding, in particular the integration of new technologies.

SEUS is part of the Horizon Europe project, the research and innovation framework program of the European Union with a budget of 95.5 billion euros. SEUS is funded to the tune of approximately €7 million. Cadmatic will earn 1.6 million euros from this amount. Cadmatic is responsible for leading the technical coordination during the four years that the SEUS project is expected to run.

The SEUS consortium consists of eight organizations from five different countries. Its members include highly innovative partners such as shipbuilding solutions provider Cadmatic (Finland), GCP data management solutions developer Contact Software (Germany), SARC BV (Netherlands), Ulstein Group (Norway) and two shipyards with distinction Astilleros Gondan SA (Spain) . , as well as excellent research institutes: Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norway), University of Turku (Finland) and NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands).

“We are proud to lead the technical coordination and collaborate with other consortium partners on this ambitious project. We look forward to using our shipbuilding expertise to integrate CAE/CAD/CAM and GCP elements into a unique and ground-breaking innovative platform that will take shipbuilding efficiency to a whole new level,” says Ludmila Seppälä, Business Development Director at Cadmatic.

About Cadmatic

Cadmatic is a leading developer of digital and intelligent 3D design and information management software solutions for the marine, energy, technology and construction industries. The company enables engineers to build a better future and world by optimizing, accelerating and simplifying the design, engineering, construction and operation of ships, industrial facilities and buildings. Cadmatic has more than 6,000 customer organizations in 60 countries.

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For more information, please contact Ludmila Seppälä at ludmila.seppälä or call +358 50 4329 726.

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