Internet of Production Alliance

What if we reimagined

Given current and emerging technology, what would production look like if we reconfigured it from scratch? We believe the answer lies in sustainable, globally networked, local manufacturing. Join us and be part of the future of manufacturing.

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November 10, 2022
Portability of Know-How -> 10 months of R&D funded by Sloan Foundation and NGO DAPSI

Funding for the proposal “Owning your own work, no matter where you publish: portability and interoperability of hardware designs through new Open Know-How standards and tools” was awarded in early 2022, by the European Commission’s Next Generation Internet (NGI) initiative for the Data Portability and Services Incubator (DAPSI).

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November 9, 2022
Community Call: Open Know-How DAPSI ROUND 2

We will be holding an IOPA Community Call on November 9th during which Technical Lead Max Wardeh and Research and Community Engagement Lead Sarah Hutton will discuss the research findings and tooling development work from DAPSI Phase 2 and show you what’s been built in support of decentralized publishing and data conversion and mapping.

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Our mission

The Internet of Production Alliance brings together people from around the world to build open infrastructures enabling anyone, everywhere to participate in production.

Our vision

We believe that the future of production lies in decentralized manufacturing based on shared knowledge, allowing us to deliver products faster, made from locally sourced materials and with less ecological impact.

Who we are

We are global Alliance of people and organizations building the knowledge and tools to enable this future. And we want you to join us.

From global supply chains to global knowledge

Today’s emerging technologies will allow us to move from slow and inefficient global supply chains to a future where data and knowledge is shared across continents but physical products are made as locally as possible to where they are needed

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Flow of goods and materials in the 20th century
Flow of data in the 21th century

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