Digitalisation of the manufacturing industry needs awareness campaigns

How the to get the manufacturing industry to innovate and on the road towards digitalisation?

The University of Vaasa research group called SC-Research is currently doing an international comparative study about this topical issue. Preliminary results show that the manufacturing industry both in the United States and in Finland would benefit from raising awareness of digitalization and education of new skills. They are seen as vital actions for facilitating digitalization.

Rector of the University of Vaasa, SC-Research Research Group Director Jari Kuusisto presented the research project iREN and preliminary results yesterday in the STOA workshop in Brussels. STOA (The Science and Technology Options Assessment) panel is a committee of members of the European Parliament devoted to all issues related to science and technology assessment.

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