MADE is one of the Italian Competence Centers, acknowledged by the  Italian Industry 4.0 National Plan. It aims at providing a test- and demonstration environment for Industry 4.0 in Italy. MADE’s mission is to lead the digital and sustainable transformation of companies by applying oriented research and transfer of Industry 4.0 as well as to create an ecosystem. MADE provides a set of knowledge, methods, and technical and managerial skills on digital technologies to support companies in their digital transformation towards Industry 4.0. The large demo centre of over 2000 square metres provides an Industry 4.0-based pilot production facility for a pioneering test, demonstration and development project realisation. MADE is deploying Teaching Factory providers to offer real-life environments for students and research engineers to develop their skills and comprehend the challenges involved in everyday industrial practical methodologies to support reskilling existing forces and upskilling new jobs.