Italy, Bologna

Big Data for Industry 4.0

when 19 July 2020 - 1 August 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 1000

Digital manufacturing, referred to as Industry 4.0, uses intelligent sensors and control systems to allow real-time optimization of manufacturing and supply chain networks. In this scenario, the proper management of the huge amount and variety of data gathered by sensors and control systems, referred to as Big Data, represent a challenge that can be faced in a business point-of-view, considering the designing, developing and management of hi-tech companies.

The summer school will provide an effective multidisciplinary learning environment through the Open Innovation Lab concept already in place in the area of Bologna, by putting together students, university, and companies in an inclusive, dynamic and multidisciplinary environments toward the advancement of the whole Industry 4.0 ecosystem via collaborative interaction between all main actors.

Moreover, informal meetings with the entrepreneurial local community will be arranged to foster exchange and generate new business ideas. Traditional classes will be integrated with other less formal teaching activities, more active and participated, by merging different ways of involving students, which will also address training soft skills:

user-centric service design;
business plan and lean approach;
pitch preparation and attention to details;
creativity in innovation.
The availability of the local Open Innovation Lab (OIL) is an important asset for the summer school. The OIL initiative is along the Digital Industry action line, since it puts together all stakeholders in a unique community toward the advancement of the whole I4.0 ecosystem while create a better efficiency in exchanging information on the whole process of managing big data collection, aggregation, analysis and visualization to design new services toward the production of a decentralized management to enhance the complete product lifecycle.

The synergies that will be developed within the OIL systems by sharing knowledge, will provide for innovative ways to understand Industry 4.0 as a whole.

SUMMER SCHOOL LOCATION

The Summer School will be organized by the University of Bologna at the University Residential Center of Bertinoro (Centro Universitario di Bertinoro - CeUB).

Target group

We welcome all qualified participants interested in digital innovation and entrepreneurship: Business professionals, bachelor’s degree students, master’s degree students, and doctoral students from any university and industry.

Credits info

4 EC
Acceptance of transfer credit is always a decision of receiving institutions. Any student interested in transferring 4 ECTS credits to another college or university should check directly with the receiving institution.

Fee info

EUR 1000: EARLY BIRD FEE: Early bird fees are available for applications submitted latest by February 1, 2020. Pending availability, you can choose to have the same hotel accommodation as the EIT Digital Master School students, included in the early bird rate. In this case, you will have a shared room with another participant. Travel expenses are not included.
EUR 2450: REGULAR FEE: Accommodation is not included in the price. Pending availability, you can choose to have the same hotel accommodation as the EIT Digital Master School students at a price of €250 for 12 nights. In this case, you will have a shared room with another participant. Travel expenses are not included.

Scholarships

Limited number of stipends are available for students coming from so-called ARISE countries. Please check our website for more information