General Information : Name : Hi Tech Automation Limited / HITECH
Country : UK

Business Activities : Hi Tech Automation is an automation intelligence company dedicated to the total success of its customers, and profitable market leadership. It produces lifting systems, gripper and positioning devices and machinery safety guarding.

By maintaining awareness and a strong understanding of technological developments within existing and new markets, HITECH continually strive to provide state of the art and highly productive and reliable automation solutions.

Role in project : HITECH is the coordinator and will be heavily involved in work package 9. Their main technical role is in work package 3 where they will advise and assist in the design and development of the hoist lifting system and its integration into the wheelchair. They will also be involved in the WP8 as the partners seek to protect their results. HITECH is the future funding manager and will work with the other partners to build a business plan to present to banks and other sources to secure funds for development and production capacity increases beyond year 2.

Consortium Kickoff meeting 18th Feb 2014

The Project Kickoff Meeting was held between all Partners to the Consortium on February 18th 2013 at Pera Innovation Premises in the UK.... more

The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme managed by REA-Research Executive Agency under grant agreement n° FP7-SME-2012