The project aims to create training tools and a peer network for craftspeople in the areas of Digital Modelling and Digital / Additive Manufacturing.
The project will improve digital competences in the sector, develop product design and development skills, enhance the craft-making process, increase sectoral networking locally and internationally and increase customer engagement, with the purpose improving and developing individual craft businesses. Craft 4.0 will result in three main outputs:
- A training model which ensures transparency, transferability and clear learning outcomes
- Training content which allows craftspeople to acquire a set of innovative technological skills
- Guidelines and recommendations which provide an exemplar for potential exploitation in other sectors and levels of education
The project general aim is to improve digital skills of arts&crafts professionals through 3D printing in order to improve their:
- Market performance
- Customer engagement
- Marketing strategy
- Use of IT tools for the production processes
- Business possibility
- Sense of entrepreneurship
The Craft 4.0 consortium met for the second time in Piatra Neamt in Romania, hosted by ADR Nord Est. There, the partners discussed their progress through the intellectual outputs such as the IO1 training plan along with updates on finance, timesheets, the quality plan and the website.
Dublin was the venue for the kickoff meeting of the Craft 4.0 project, hosted by TU Dublin on the 30th April 2019. All the partners had representatives in attendance, including: