We are immersed in the fourth industrial revolution that is fundamentally changing the way we live, work and relate to one another. Industry 4.0 is an emerging era of connectivity and interaction among parts, machines and humans that have the potential to create enormous production and efficiency dividends, improvements in the quality of life and sustainable environmental outcomes. Swinburne’s Industry 4.0 Strategy is currently focused on addressing key priorities of national importance including the following:
How can industries successfully implement Industry 4.0 strategies, technologies and practices across key growth sectors?, how can manufacturing industry access global value chains by becoming more agile, innovative and productive?, how can manufacturers develop work force capabilities in partnership with industry and business to lead industry transformations and growth in the global context?.
The fourth industrial revolution will be established on trusted networks that remove the