The general objectives that define the RICAIP Centre 

Focus on the research field of advanced manufacturing with scientific impact 
Boosting the scientific excellence and innovation potential  
Positive spill-over effect on the industrial and societal ecosystem
Addressing highly ranked challenges of the EU economy and society
Enhancing Industry 4.0 and industrial competitiveness through collaboration, scientific, innovation and business strategies of a distributed testbed facility
Benefiting from top-level governmental support, traditional intensive relations, and strong social and economic ties between the Czech Republic and Germany 
Promoting interdisciplinary research and collaboration with non-technical fields to tackle the societal challenges and changing paradigm of the work alignment 
Driven by the quality and excellence, clear social-economic benefits, longstanding sustainability, sound and autonomous management and trust