Lola institute Ltd is a research and development institute 100% owned by the Republic of Serbia accredited by Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development.
Institute was founded in 1985, by integration of Insitute for machine tools and tools (IAMA) and Institute for new technologies Ivo Lola Ribar (ILR) which produced machine tools, robots, process, metallurgy other equipment.
Today Lola institute is an independent research and development institute and its main activities are machine tools, robotics, control systems, equipment for training of pilots and flight simulation, equipment for processing of community waste and small hydroelectric 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