The SIG VI. Digitalization of manufacturing and new business models defined as a focus the identification of innovation opportunities and trends in the implementation of processes aligned with Industry 4.0 policies and new business models.
Its mission is to:
- define a strategic agenda for Research and Innovation, with a vision for 2030, which will inspire the decision-making processes of different national and international actors;
- promote national skills and capabilities to identify future opportunities and challenges;
- promote partnership projects, joint dissemination actions, etc.
Consisting of 20 founding members of the Cluster and 21 experts, it has a coordination team, which is responsible for streamlining the work to be done, in particular for the development of the Strategic Agenda by 2030.
The coordinating team is composed of Pedro Torrinha (CCG), António Marques (University of Minho) and Manuel Cruz (Latino).