In line with idea of network knowledge, Centre for Virtual Manufacturing (CeVIP) at Mechanical Engineering Faculty Kragujevac, as industrial-science link, has established virtual manufacturing network VMnet, which has already have more than 580 members (large companies, SMEs, R&D organizations, NGO, Agencies for SMEs, entrepreneurs, experts, managers, engineers, researchers, students etc.). VMnet gathers 13 experts from Serbia as support for companies to implement new technologies, thus improving their competitiveness on the global market.

CeVIP is equipped with modern equipment and specialized software, unique in Serbia which facilitates application of technology for Virtual Manufacturing (VM) in design of products, tools and processes, their optimization adapted according to specific enterprises’ needs. Transfer and diffusion of these new technologies in economy is basic aim to support the SMEs in process of acquiring the innovations.