Professor Chrysostomos Stylios of the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Ioannina, participated in the proceedings of the 1st Annual Conference ‘Athens for Industry 4.0, Summit 2021‘, which was held online on Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 March 2021. Specifically, his speech was a part of the thematic unit entitled ‘Presentation of good practices of digital transformation in an industrial environment. Solutions and Applications‘ (Part B). The topic of his presentation was ‘Mechatronics as an emerging technology of the 4th Industrial Revolution’.
Professor Stylios clearly developed the extremely interesting issue of the transition to the 4th Industrial Revolution in the light of the technologies that compose and characterize it, giving special emphasis to the role of Mechatronics in the direction of completion and strengthening of this transition. His presentation highlighted the contribution of the European transnational project named NEW METRO, in which he participates, towards the modernization and updating of vocational training curricula for the training of the Mechatronics Technician, in order to bridge the skills gap, especially concerning the Key Enabling Technologies (KETs).