Hardware hackers Ben Katz and Jared Di Carlo have smashed the previous record for solving the Rubik's cube robotically. Their machine solved the puzzle in 0.38 seconds—a 40-percent improvement over the previous record of 0.637. - Read the article here...
Whatch it happen
How will Robotics and 3D printing have an impact on SMEs and jobs in the - not so far - future?
In the SME Academy Network Workshop "Robotics and 3D Printing in SMEs - we introduced a report and an attempt to provide required training - as well as discussed some possible opportunities for SMEs. - Check the workshop....
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Do we have the required skills?
Are there any Business Opportunities for SMEs?
Yes there certainly are - and they are explored and used by more than early adopters - but there is definitely more to do and to develop. To find a balance between New Technology implementation, Infrastructure creation, Entrepreneurs and SMEs Innovations, the skills and competence of the workforce and students, a working labor market is not the easiest task we have in front of us - but a very inspiring one. Transnational collaboration and joint projects are tools we can use in these matters and we need to bring individuals together in work shops and brainstorming sessions to open new doors and ways forward.
About the project:
The Eng@ge project is motivated by the problem that the vast use of resources used by mankind is growing due to global population growth and increasing living standards. The project will develop an open digital training toolbox to exploit the concept of circular economy as a basis for green entrepreneurship.
"According to Ambient Insight, the self-paced eLearning market size in Western Europe eLearning market is around USD 8billion in 2016, while Eastern Europe market is around $1billion. The spur in the region can be subjected to increasing adoption of these solutions in medium and small sized businesses"
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SME Academy 2017