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Fourth Industrial Revolution technology could change cancer treatment in India: WEF

As cancer rates in India have risen nearly 60 percent since 1990, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said Friday in a new white paper that Industrial Revolution 4 technologies could play a “game-changing” role in transforming cancer treatment in the country. . Referring to a study published in the American scientific journal …

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How Technology 4.0 Helped Companies Survive the COVID-19 Crisis

The technologies of the fourth industrial revolution have become a key factor in the resilience of supply chains, helping companies survive the pandemic. Economic, social and environmental changes are making crises likely to increase in size and frequency. Companies investing in these technologies can save money and increase their flexibility to meet future challenges. COVID-19 …

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Here are three reasons why industrial automation matters

Here are three reasons why industrial automation matters

The fourth industrial revolution is transforming manufacturing processes with the use of automated control systems. By educating the public and teaching the workforce new skills, we can allay fears about automation. Here are three reasons why you should use automation. Over 200 years ago, in the early 1800s, a series of riots broke out in …

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4IR-ready manufacturers advance both people and technology

New manufacturing opportunities are expected to create 133 million jobs over the next four years thanks to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), but an estimated 75 million jobs are likely to be lost simultaneously due to advances in technology. Manufacturers must prioritize their people and their technology to thrive in the 4IR era. New best …

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FMCG: HUL's Dapada division becomes the first FMCG factory in India to be recognized as a "Lighthouse of the 4th Industrial Revolution"

FMCG: HUL’s Dapada division becomes the first FMCG factory in India to be recognized as a “Lighthouse of the 4th Industrial Revolution”

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has announced that its Dapada factory, which produces household products including Surf excel, Rin and Vim, has joined the Lighthouse chain. This is the first FMCG manufacturing site in India to receive this status. The Global Beacon Network is a community of manufacturing sites recognized by the World Economic Forum (WEF) …

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What is Industry 4.0 and what will it mean for countries?

What is Industry 4.0 and what will it mean for countries?

We are living at the beginning of a new technological revolution around Industry 4.0 technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and the Internet of Things (IoT). Industry 4.0 refers to “smart” and connected manufacturing systems designed to sense, predict and interact with the physical world to make decisions that support production in real time. …

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Paula Ingabire at the launch of the Centre for Fourth Industrial Revolution, Kigali, Rwanda, 31 March 2022.

Rwanda launches technology hub to advance innovation in Africa

Rwanda has long placed technology and innovation at the center of efforts to stimulate the country’s economic development. COVID-19 has highlighted the urgent need to develop digital capabilities that can create more resilient systems for a healthier society. Africa’s entrepreneurial young generation is well positioned to use the Fourth Industrial Revolution to create a level …

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