MAG Multimedia Academic Global

Key Competences for an European Model of Industry 4.0

Global programme: ERASMUS+
Specific programme: KA2 - Cooperation and Innovation for Good Practices
Call: 2019
Project number: 2019-1-FR01-KA202-062965
Duration: 36 Months (9/1/2019 - 8/31/2022)
Project Manager: Mamadou Kaba Traoré
UNINETTUNO Scientific Leader: Maria Amata Garito
UNINETTUNO Project Manager: Dario Assante
Website: http://i4eu-pro.eu/


Summary

The “Industry 4.0” paradigm have generated new opportunities and new challenges for companies. In order to increase their competitiveness and efficiency, companies have to face the digital transformation of the production and logistics chains (smart manufacturing) and of products (smart interconnected objects).
The impact of the forth industrial revolution is huge in terms of involved stakeholders and in potential economic growth. The European Commission, in the Digital Single Market framework, has launched in 2016 the first Industry-related initiatives. However, most have been done in this year by means of single national initiatives. This approach has produced the creation of different training activities in the different countries, that lacks of a unified approach. The need to support the digital transformation of EU Industrial sector and to support the recognition of competences in this sector are the rationale behind the I4EU project. In line with the national and European policies the main objective is qualifying new professionals able to support the digital transformation of the European companies in the industrial sector, according to the Industry 4.0 paradigm.

Description

The “Industry 4.0” paradigm have generated new opportunities and new challenges for companies. In order to increase their competitiveness and efficiency, companies have to face the digital transformation of the production and logistics chains (smart manufacturing) and of products (smart interconnected objects). The impact of the forth industrial revolution is huge in terms of involved stakeholders and in potential economic growth. The forth industrial revolution have also triggered a huge educational challenge, bringing the need to re-train millions of employees to models and technologies unknown even ten years ago.

The European Commission, in the Digital Single Market framework, has launched in 2016 the first Industry-related initiatives. However, most have been done in this year by means of single national initiatives. This approach has produced the creation of different training activities in the different countries, that lacks of a unified approach.

A first review of the state of adoption of the Industry 4.0 model at national and European level and an assessment of the existing supporting policies will be the basis to design a Handbook, a practical guideline including examples, best practice, scenarios and suggestions for the implementations of Industry 4.0 model. Then, a competence meter will be implemented, being an online tool able to assess the level of maturity of companies and professionals towards the Industry 4.0 paradigm, while a smart industry observatory will monitor the evolution of the implementation of the Industry 4.0 model, extracting case studies and best-practices. This will lead to the design of VET qualification related to Industry 4.0, designed according to the European Lifelong Learning instruments (EQF, ECVET and EQAVET). Therefore, all the next training activities will be enclosed in framework that will allow the transparent recognition and transferability of the competences at European level.

Then, in order to allow the student to acquire also practical competences, highly innovative didactic labs on Industry 4.0 will be developed. The instruments, working as virtual or remote labs, will allow the learners to make practical experiences with Industry 4.0 technologies. Finally, the target groups (companies, professionals, developers and users, researchers, learners) will be able to access the training courses at distance by means of the project web-platform.


Objectives

The need to support the digital transformation of EU Industrial sector and to support the recognition of competences in this sector are the rationale behind the I4EU project.
In line with the national and European policies the main objective is:
- qualifying new professionals able to support the digital transformation of the European companies in the industrial sector, according to the Industry 4.0 paradigm.
This objective is reached by pursuing the specifically objectives of:
- sharing good practices and new business models and raising awareness about new technologies supporting the digital transformations of the industrial companies at European level;
- creating VET qualifications for professionals inside European companies, enhancing their digital competences and up/re-skill them to Industry 4.0 key competences.

UNINETTUNO Role

Based on the long experience of more than 20 years MAG in the remote production and delivery of OER, MAG coordinates:
- the production process of video lessons and teaching materials, for the training of teachers, for production, post-production and digitization and with hypertext links to texts, exercises and web links. The same methodology will be transferred to the partners, allowing them to adopt it. This will ensure uniformity of procedures, formats and digital characteristics of the outputs, quality standards. This will also ensure that the materials produced can be hosted in the MAG platform network made available as an educational platform, providing guidelines on course production and supporting the other partners remotely;
- the tracking system of the MAG web platform, already available, allows you to monitor all student activities. Monitoring reports, results of exercises and practical activities, will be used to evaluate learning outcomes;
- MAG will guide and provide its e-learning platforms to host courses as open online courses, in a dedicated area;
- MAG will exercise responsibility for the technical maintenance of the web platform. A suitable ticketing system will be available to track the technical problems that have occurred and solve them;
- The task of MAG is also to create additional didactic material such as videos, texts, slides, exercises, bibliographies, etc.


Partners

PartnersCountryContactsWeb
UNIVERSITE DE BORDEAUXFranceContactsWeb
ASSOCIACAO PARQUE DE CIENCIA E TECNOLOGIA DE ALMADA/SETUBAL-MADAN PARQUEPortugalContactsWeb
BUSINESS UPPER AUSTRIA - OO WIRTSCHAFTSAGENTUR GMBHAustriaContactsWeb
Cedel - cooperativa sociale educativa ELISItalyContactsWeb
ECOSISTEMAS VIRTUALES Y MODULARES SLSpainContactsWeb
FACHHOCHSCHULE DES MITTELSTANDES (FHM) GMBH - UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCE -GermanyContactsWeb
MAG-UNINETTUNO s.r.l.ItalyContactsWeb
UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DE EDUCACION A DISTANCIASpainContactsWeb