Lola institute was a part of the ILR factory which produced machine tools, robots, process equipment, metallurgy and other equipment. Institute was founded in 1963 and it took a part in development of these machines and that equipment. Institute is today independent and turned towards the market. Main fields of activities of the institute are machine tools, robotics, control systems, equipment for pilot training and flight simulation, equipment for recycling of the communal waste and equipment for small hydro power plants.
We proudly inform the scientific society and our business partners that Lola Institute Ltd. was granted full membership of EFFRA on March 7th 2014, being the first and only member from SEE region. EFFRA (The European Factories of the Future Research Association) is a non-for-profit, industry-driven association promoting the development of new and innovative production technologies. It brings together the most eminent research organisations, universities, industrial enterprises and trade associations from across Europe. The key objective of EFFRA is to promote the implementation of the “Factories of the Future” - a research programme worth over €1 billion, launched by The European Commission. Supported through the Horizon 2020, the overall aim of this programme is to enable a more sustainable and a more competitive European industry.
More information on EFFRA and the ‘Factories of the Future’ can be found on: http://www.effra.eu