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4th FRANCO-CHINOIS CONFERENCE ON INDUSTRY OF THE FUTURE

November 14-15 2017, UTC hosted the 4th Franco-Chinese Conference on « Digital Factory and Smart Manufacturing », co-organized by GIS S-mart (coordinated by UTC) and Beihang University (BUAA, Chine). The event brought together French and Chinese research scientists to debate and analyze the digital revolution ongoing in manufacturing industrial sectors.

The research themes discussed were collaborative design integrated digital chains, industry of the future, advanced manufacturing processes, manufacturing robotics, cyber-physical production systems, product-service systems, “smart” connected factories, etc.

The occasion also saw the signing of a partnership agreement between the School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Beihang University, China and the GIS S-mart to develop and implement training modules and further research topics in the area of industry of the future.