openZDM involves 20 partners from 7 EU countries (Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Luxembourg, Spain, The Netherlands, and Greece). The number of different countries in the project ensures a rounder approach to the problems that are met by different European countries. The partners will ensure increased reachability and access to production equipment for SMEs and OEMs in many countries across Europe. The consortium members have been strategically selected to complement each other and cover the whole value chain from development to commercial exploitation.