Getting Started with Industry 4.0

Host: D2N2 Growth Hub

Location: Online - Webinar

Cost: FREE

Dates:

Thursday, 15th July 2021 at 9:30am - 10:30am

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In this webinar, we will describe real-world scenarios/ use cases and show how valuable insights can be revealed from production data using a low-cost, fast-to-deploy SIMPLE software platform. SIMPLE is an Innovate UK funded R&D project to develop and demonstrate an Industry 4.0 platform.

The webinar is particularly relevant to production directors/managers and other roles accountable for minimising waste, optimising production performance, and with a need to see meaningful production data.

We will also outline collaboration opportunities including how to apply for one of the 4 remaining slots for a no-cost SIMPLE opportunity assessment – to focus on a problem/opportunity you have and high-level candidate solutions (including SIMPLE).

Agenda

  • Introductions
  • Outline some real-world use-cases – line balancing, waste, and traceability
  • Walkthrough one use-case to clarify the characteristics of the solution needed, and the challenges these present
  • Typical challenges when deploying such a solution
  • Introduce SIMPLE and how it addresses these challenges
  • Collaboration and how to apply for a SIMPLE opportunity assessment
  • Summary
  • Q&A

Outcomes

The webinar will enable you to:

  • Describe some typical challenges and opportunities that can be addressed by an Industry 4.0 solution
  • Identify key attributes of a solution and why they are important
  • Understand how to get started with Industry 4.0

Who'll be presenting the webinar

Peter Hopkinson is the project manager of the 8 partner consortium delivering the Innovate UK funded project SIMPLE. Peter is also the commercialisation lead for FDS, the lead partner in the project.

 

 

 

 

 

Tom Kirkham is a business development manager with the Science and Technology Facilities Council, with a particular focus on supporting manufacturing organisations with their Industry 4.0 journey.

 

 

 

 

 

This webinar is hosted by the SIMPLE project and the D2N2 Growth Hub which is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

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