EEUM receives members of the MSIE4.0 project

The project aims to improve the skills of partner Thai universities, so that they can have a curricular offer in the master’s degree in industrial engineering.

The University of Minho Engineering School received a delegation from the MSIE4.0 project – Curriculum Development of Master’s Degree Program in Industrial Engineering for Thailand Sustainable Smart Industry, a project whose objective is to improve skills and competences in universities in order to enable them to offer a high quality training curriculum within a master’s degree in industrial engineering.

The members were received by the Dean of EEUM, João L. Monteiro, and by the Associate Professor of the Department of Production and Systems, Rui Lima. This was followed by visits to DONE Lab , the laboratory in the largest university-business project in the country, the Innovative Car Program, and LabSec IoT, a laboratory dedicated to Internet security of Things and Smart Cities. The MSIE4.0 project involves a consortium of nine universities, with six Thai, a Romanian and Polish in addition to UMinho, and has funding of 1 million euros.Under the coordination of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), this qualification is intended to support the sustainable development of the Intelligent Industry (Industry 4.0) in this country, which is close to the European Qualifications Framework and also applies to European partner universities. The project also has 3 industrial partners – Bosch, Continental and Leoni.

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