L4MS Survey for online Marketplace

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L4MS (Logistics for Manufacturing SMEs) is the new Innovation Action launched by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 program. The L4MS is an accelerator for the manufacturing SMEs interested in automating the factory floor logistics. It is aimed to boost the production capacity and profits of European manufacturing SMEs and Mid-Caps. It will:

  • Reduce the start-up cost and time by a factor of 10 making the investment in logistics automation extremely attractive.
  • Enable inexpensive deployment of small and flexible logistics solutions requiring no infrastructure change, no production downtime and no in-house expertise.
  • Reduce over 50% of the production cost.
  • Provide unprecedented flexibility on the factory floor for small batch production.

SMEs and Mid-Caps are invited to submit business proposals to participate in the acceleration programme. Calls will be open in:

  • 2018: 1st September - 30th November
  • 2019: 1st September - 30th November

Manufacturing SMEs and Mid-Caps get access to

  • Matchmaking with system integrators and mobile robots manufactures
  • Funding up to €250,000
  • State-of-the-art test environment within your region
  • Business developers for innovative business and service models
  • Technology expert for adopting latest logistics automation solutions
  • Training to re-skill workers at your door step
  • Finance for scaling up the new business and service models


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What this survey is about and why it concerns you

This survey is about an online web portal ("Marketplace") where manufacturing end-users can find suppliers and experts who can help them in improving and automating their logistics. However, this "Marketplace" will go beyond just being a "meeting space" and aims to be a rich-feature platform to facilitate cross-collaboration and planning, awareness, training, and software-process improvement. In general it will offer all the services that will help the manufacturing end-users to find the best and cost-efficient logistics solutions, but also the suppliers to showcase their achievements, reach more customers and even expand their offerings.

Please take 10 minutes to fill this survey. By doing this, YOU will decide what are the most important features and services that will make this "Marketplace" trully useful and successful.

There are 14 questions in this survey.

A note on privacy
This survey is anonymous.
The record of your survey responses does not contain any identifying information about you, unless a specific survey question explicitly asked for it. If you used an identifying token to access this survey, please rest assured that this token will not be stored together with your responses. It is managed in a separate database and will only be updated to indicate whether you did (or did not) complete this survey. There is no way of matching identification tokens with survey responses.