January 17, 2020 Friday 11:35:04 AM IST
Industry 4.0 Requires Digital Skills
With digital transformation of manufacturing heralding Industry 4.0 there exists serious skills gaps which the policy makers and corporate leaders need to address, according to a recent study by Deloitte/Manufacturing Institute study.The top five future skills required to support digital transformation in manufacturing are:deep understanding of modern programming or software engineering techniques, Digital Dexterity or the ability to leverage existing and emerging technologies for practical business outcomes, Data Science,Connectivity and Cyber security.
A new state of the art institute for antimicrobial research is to open at Oxford University thanks to a £100 million donation from Ineos. Ineos, one of the world’s largest manufacturing companies, and the University of Oxford are launching a new world-leading institute to combat the growing global issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which currently causes an estimated 1.5 million excess deaths each year- and could cause over 10m deaths per year by 2050. Predicted to a...