The aim of AIRISE project is to accelerate the uptake of Artificial Intelligence (ΑΙ) in the context of manufacturing throughout the European Union. The call aims to support European SMEs and midcaps to create and deploy AI applications that support their manufacturing lines in being more sustainable with less waste and energy consumption, being more agile secure and resilient to changes and being more attractive for employees to mitigate effects from age, gender, or social and cultural background.

ArtificiaI Intelligence shall play a key role in the manufacturing environment and companies will receive support from the consortium in the fields of:

  • Design and Engineering

  • Process Monitoring and Control

  • Manufacturing Operations

  • Supply Chain

  • Training


The AI application must address at least one of the following objectives:

  • Improve the sustainability of processes and products, significantly reduce or reuse waste and must lower the energy and carbon footprint
  • Make industrial processes more agile, secure and resilient to future changes
  • Make manufacturing jobs more attractive for humans, whichever the age, gender or social and cultural background, through better human-machine interfaces and more intuitive interaction with digital tools


Up to €40.000. Up to 10 projects will receive funding


The deadline for application is 14 June 2024, 17:00 CEST (Brussels time).



Source: European Digital Skills & Jobs Platform


Website link

AIRISE Open Call

Digital technology / specialisation

  • Artificial Intelligence

Digital skill level

  • Advanced
  • Digital Expert

Geographic Scope - Country

  • European Union

Type of initiative

International initiative

Target audience

  • Digital skills for the labour force.

Target group

  • High Achievers

Form of funding