The Workshop on Robotics was carried out within the Skillman International Conference

by Rachael McCorriston from JLR The workshop on Robotics included representatives from training organisations in Germany, as well as in Turkey and Macedonia. It was part of the SKILLMAN international conference that took place in San Sebastian, Spain on 8 November 2017. The workshop was supported by a SKILLMAN ambassador from the UK, Christian Warden…

Research advancements and technology foresight

At the beginning of the XXI century the Transport sector is experiencing innovation breakthroughs that are deeply changing manufacturing technologies: both automotive and avionics have seen emerging technologies as Robotics, ICT and Lightweight materials enter their production, requiring new skills and an adequate professional education. The entire planet is under a newly accelerated population growth,…

Computers and the Future of Skill Demand: a book from Stuart W. Elliott

Computer scientists are working on reproducing all human skills using artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics. Unsurprisingly then, many people worry that these advances will dramatically change work skills in the years ahead and perhaps leave many workers unemployable. This report develops a new approach to understanding these computer capabilities by using a test based…

Engaging intensive trainings on robotics have been provided in the last months by the mobility element of the Skillman project

As part of the mobility element of the Skillman project, two tutors and two students from TEC in Denmark attended two days training prior to the UK conference. They undertook two days of intensive Robot Programming training – learning how to manually operate the BMet KUKA and ABB robots and how to program them to…

One of the SKILLMAN PILOT TRAINING Course on Industry & Production 4.0 Manager has been held May 24th in Italy

The training was addressed to test a unit aimed to provide participants with basic knowledge and skills on Business ProcessModelling principles and the related ICT solutions. The students have gained basic information about the project managementgraphic representation and learned how to define the tasks that compose a generic project. Through a concrete case, each student has been…

The rise of Robots put at risk nearly a third of jobs in Britain

Automation from robotics and artificial intelligence put at risk middle-skilled and routine jobs. The institute of Labour Economics in Germany foresees that nearly a third of jobs in Britain could be lost by the early 2030s. The advent of cheap, powerful computers and greater access to data will reduce mainly the number of jobs focused…

The next Skillman mobility training on Robotics will be ran on 7 and 8 June in Birmingham

The training on industrial robot programming will be held in Birmingham the next 7 and 8 June. The intensive 2-days piloting have been organized by BMET College in cooperation with Jaguar Land Rover under the Skillman project. The 10 participants have been selected from a largest group of applicants. Some of them are university students in…

Meeting with Henrik Hjorth of the UNIVERSITY COLLEGE of Lillebaelt

The “Robotic Valley” of Denmark is based in Odense and comprise more than 70 robotic and automation companies with approximately 1,800 employees. The city will also host Robobusiness Europe over the next three years. In the meeting with Henrik Hjorth, Giovanni Crisonà gathered a lot of interesting information on the innovative businesses developed in Funen and…