As manufacturing shifts towards smart factories, with interconnected production systems and automation, EPSRC has funded the DigiTOP project to develop a predictive toolkit to optimise productivity and communication between human workers and robots.


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  • Engineering a bright future for women in the sector
    As our collective focus turns to International Women in Engineering Day on 23 June, it’s a time to reflect not only on past endeavours of female pioneers and to celebrate success stories of the many women breaking through barriers in the field today, but also to consider how the landscape of engineering will evolve and what that means for future women. While gender parity in engineering may…
  • Digitop Personas
    The DigiTOP project partners are very happy to announce that the first iteration of the DigiTOP Personas for Digital Manufacturing Personnel is now available for download on the project website. Personas are a very useful tool that is often used in user-centred design. A persona is a fictional character that represents a user type for a product, technology, or user interface. In the case of DigiTOP, the…