Ideas Forward P.C.
Ideas Forward is a product innovation advisory firm that helps technology companies bring compelling products to compelling markets, through specialized support services. We bring together a network of experienced operators with diverse engineering and science backgrounds who bring in-depth understanding of key technology enablers focusing on block-chain, Internet of Things, machine intelligence and cloud infrastructure. We combine deep technology expertise with hands-on experience in experiment-driven market validation, iterative product design, MVP development and financing strategy, applying a tailored approach to help bring products to market faster and with higher rates of success.
Involvement in Avangard
- WP1 IDFC will contribute to this WP with expertise on business model development strategy in: • Task 1.4: Creating business-led technology road maps Task 1.5: Establishing a collaborative manufacturing environment amongst EU regions.
- WP2 IDFC will contribute to this WP with technology expertise in blockchain technologies and cloud software architectures in: Task 2.1: Cloud-based cyber-physical production system architecture • Task 2.3: Cloud-based cyber-physical production system for modular micro factories Task 2.4: Trustability of data using blockchain technology
- WP4 IDFC will contribute technology expertise in blockchain technologies and cloud software architectures in: • Task 4.2: Cloud based AVANGARD Ind 4.0 pilot Task 4.4 Process certification
- WP5 IDFC will contribute technology expertise in cloud computing models in: Task 5.4: Remote control and updates secured by quantum-based Technology
- WP6 IDFC will contribute across all tasks in the WP: • Task 6.1: Dissemination and data management • Task 6.2: Exploitation and Standardization • Task 6.3: IP management for Exploitation Task 6.4 Business Models and New Value Chains
- WP7 IDFC will participate in: • Task 7.1. Project management • Task 7.2: Quality Assurance and Continuous risk management Task 7.3: Consortium IPR, and Knowledge Management