City Youngsters at forefront of 'Fourth Industrial Revolution'

Four teams of students at the City of Liverpool College have signed up for a six-month technology project, backed by industrial giant Siemens and the Local Enterprise Partnership.

Students on the research project - named the 'Fourth Industrial Revolution' or 4IR - will find out more about how business is being transformed through advances in product and process technology, particularly with sensor technology and big data and cloud storage in the advanced manufacturing industry.

Justin Smith, assistant principal for tech and enterprise at The City of Liverpool College, said: “The College is extremely excited to be working with Siemens and Liverpool's Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to support this event and launch our collaborative project.

“It is an invaluable opportunity to raise profile on the skills future engineers and software developers need to support the continued growth of advanced manufacturing.”


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