Steve Cox signs up to support the IN4.0 ACCESS programme.
IN4.0 PLC is delighted to announce that Steve Cox has been appointed as an IN4.0 Fellow and will support the IN4.0 ACCESS accelerator programme.
IN4.0 ACCESS, an intensive three-month programme starting in June 2019, is accessible to businesses from across the region through its three hubs, The Landing in Salford, Sensor City in Liverpool and the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) in Preston.
The programme is sponsored by BAE Systems, NatWest and UCLan and will run several times throughout the year. It incorporates physical events, including three immersive learning events with live demonstrations and practical workshops, and a university accredited module.
IN4.0 Fellows are experts in their respective fields and are carefully selected due to their commitment to making positive change through innovation and leadership.
Steve Cox is a 3D Technologies Consultant at AMFORi and a qualified engineer with over 30 years’ experience in the automotive industry.
He’s also the Digital Catalyst Programme Manager at Autodesk, which is part of their ‘Future of British Manufacturing’ initiative (FoBMI) and brings together education and industry to help implement digital transformation.
Steve is a passionate advocate of ‘The Future of Making’ using the latest design techniques and software, coupled together with new manufacturing methods such as 3D printing. Using the skills he’s developed in these areas, Steve can clearly see the exciting possibilities ahead in Industry 4.0.
He’s also passionate about education and is keen to share his knowledge and expertise with the next generation of designers and manufacturers in order to help supply a skilled future workforce. He also recognises the importance of upskilling those currently working in industry.
Steve Cox said: “I’m delighted to join as an IN4.0 Fellow as I have considerable experience of working in the engineering and manufacturing industries. Over the past 5 years I’ve worked extensively with all aspects of advanced design and manufacturing techniques, therefore I’m able to act as a bridge between traditional industry practices and Industry 4.0”.
Mo Isap, founder and CEO of IN4.0 PLC said: “We are delighted that Steve is joining us as one of our Fellows. For many years Steve has been at the forefront of pioneering digital technology adoption into UK manufacturing and leading on skills and talent development for Industry 4.0. Steve’s experience and pedigree will further enhance our client’s learning and understanding within IN4.0 ACCESS, our disruptive innovation accelerator.”