Industry 4.0 creates “Smart Factory” for MSMEs in the manufacturing area of Engineering/Automobile/Electronics/Computer Science/Civil/ Electrical. The MSME associations which needs Industry 4.0 are SITRA, Pumps and Motors, SITARC,ACMA, AIEMA, CODISSIA, CII, TANSTIA FNF. Some areas where the Industry 4.0 can be implemented will be 1. Cyber-physical Production systems, 2. IOT & Industrial Internet (standards as well) 3. Predictive Analytics ,4. Smart products and services. Industry 4.0 Platform for Research for Tamil nadu will be virtual and physical and focus on sharing of resources, joint research programs, etc. The beneficiaries are stakeholders such as Industry associations and Top academic institutions to create a joint research platform for industry 4.0. Key educational institutions like IIT-M, IIIIT-DM, NIT, PSG Tech etc. EDII is organising an brainstorming session which can help MSME associations.
" A workshop on Industry 4.0 was organised at Anna University Centre for Tech Development & Transfer. The presentations made in the conference are attached. It was decided tha during the conference as follows:
1. A test bed for I 4.0 would be set up in Anna University using existing machinery in various labs
2. A platform i 4.0 would be created with participation of Industry, Academia and Government bodies"