Game changing technologies: Exploring the impact on production processes and work | Eurofound

Last year, Giovanni Crisonà as a skillman representative, was interviewed by Eurofound on the impact of game-changing technologies in the manufacturing industries (notably on work, skills and working conditions). Expert interviews were part of a nearly year long study that Technopolis Group conducted in assignment of Eurofound. The results of that study have been published…

The final curriculum on Robotics is now available

STRUCTURE OF THE CURRICULUM Programmable Logic Controllers Mechanical Maintenance of Automation Electrical Maintenance of Automation Maintenance Support Activities for Automation Fault Finding and Diagnosis for Automation and Robotics Robot Processes and Functions Automated Control Systems Machine Software Design Principles Robot Programming Intro to Simulation Engineering Process Optimisation To see it at the platform, click here

The participation of more than 80 subscribers and 345 online participants from 20 different countries in the International Conference ensures a wide dissemination of the skillman results

The International Skillman Conference, hosted by Tknika brought together specialists from 20 different countries all around the world. The different sessions of the conference have been animated by the participation of speakers of great significance as Jørn Skovsgaard of the Danish Ministry of Education, Christian Warden of MTC, Serge Monturet of EIT Raw Materials, Daniele Bassan…

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…