An upcoming special issue on “maintenance-based process management as part of business competitiveness” is going to be published by the International Journal of Process Management and Benchmarking.


Results of MSEE (Towards a new Manufacturing Service Ecosystem) Project have been shown at Novemeber 27th MSEE Workshop in Brussels.This project ask important questions very related to T-REX on-going research, such as:

  • How did MSEE impact the Manufacturing Industry with a disruptive service innovation mindset and an easy-to-follow servitisation strategy?
  • What kind of methodologies, models and tools have been pioneered by MSEE to show the feasibility of a service engineering “science” applied to manufacturing?
  • How did MSEE drive service innovation in SMEs and this, in turn, influence Product-Services investments in its customers (e.g. INDESIT washing machines or PHILIPS-branded TV sets)?

Federico Adrodegari, T-REX researcher at the University of Brescia (UNIBS), presented main results about the application cases of the T-REX project at the 11th National Convention of the ASAP Service Management Forum community, November 20-21st 2014 at Bergamo:


KINE Robot Solutions, one of the industrial partners of T-REX Project, is presenting a new Service-Oriented Business by a promotional video that you can see at:


Oscar Revilla, T-REX researcher at IK4-TEKNIKER, presented the paper “Extending manufacturing towards service-oriented business models: the T-REX technological levers that support this extension” in the 3rd International Conference on Business Servitization (http://www.servitization.org) which took place in Bilbao (Spain) in November 13th-14th, during the Session about Servitization in Manufacturing Settings.

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On October 2nd-3th, Nicola Saccani, T-REX researcher at the University of BRESCIA presented the T-REX project during the academic conference of the Cambridge Service Week in Cambridge (UK). The theme for the conference was focused on discussions about new directions is service research.

Federico Adrodegari,T-REX researcher at the University of Brescia (UNIBS) presented the T-REX project in two important italian events (BU-MU 2014 and FabbricaFuturo) with two dedicated seminars aimed to disseminate the results of the survey carried out in the WP1 and the reference framework under development:

Marco Ardolino, T-REX researcher at the University of Brescia (UNIBS) presented the paper “Towards service-oriented business models: a survey of capital goods companies” in the International Summer School AIDI 2014 (http://www.summerschool-aidi.it/) which took place in Senigallia (Italy) in September 9th-12th.

CEN/TC 319 Maintenance - European Committee for Standardization (CEN)

20th Plenary Meeting / 20th October 2014, SUPSI, Manno - Lugano, Switzerland

T-REX liason process to the CEN/TC 319 regarding to Maintenace was finished at October 2014, with the participation of two of the partners, Aitor Arnaiz from IK4-TEKNIKER and Thomas Meiren from Fraunhofer IAO, in CEN/TC 319 plenary meeting at Lugano.

The fourth general meeting of T-REX project, which corresponds to the first year of the proyect, has been organised by Fraunhofer IAO, and has been held on October 14-15th at the Fraunhofer Institute Center in Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany, specifically in the facilities of the Centre for Virtual Engineering.Main outcomes from this meeting have been the consolidation of the business models for the three industrial use cases

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