Digital technology is transforming industry on a scale never seen before

Just as it is changing the way we live our lives, it has the power to revolutionise the way we do business, enabling organisations to increase productivity, tap into new markets and boost profitability.

Robotics, 3D printing, artificial intelligence and virtual reality are just some of the industrial digital technologies that are leading us into one of the most exciting periods in manufacturing history – the fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0.

It’s because of these recent developments with the launch of industry 4.0 that we’ve created a range of business services and training courses that will help your business, and those that work within it, to grow and improve.



IN4.0 ACCESS is a unique and ground-breaking manufacturing accelerator programme that empowers businesses to start, scale and succeed in industry 4.0!

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The aim of the Digital Entrepreneurs and Video Artists (DEVA) Hack is to create an employability resource for young people designed to support them develop and articulate their professional career identity.

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IN4.0 TALENT bridges the gap between industry and education, creating exciting new opportunities for both employers and students and growing a digital workforce that is fit for the future.

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Virtual Factory

Our Virtual Factory solutions provide a digital copy of a future or present factory including all machines, production lines, installations and services.

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Empowering Businesses

We are empowering startup businesses and small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to be at the forefront of this industrial and technological change through:

Bespoke support to identify industry challenges and the technology solutions available

Building specialist know-how and skills within organisations so they can innovate at pace

Connecting businesses with industry experts and technicians to support them through rapid change

Giving access to cutting edge technical laboratories to prototype and test new tech solutions

Brokering new market and supply chain opportunities

Growing a highly skilled and work-ready future workforce through our technical talent development programme

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