Quarry and Construction Industry
Innovation, Education and R&D Centre for the Quarry and Construction industries under Industry 4.0 with a focus on robotics and cobotics, artificial intelligence and smart data, cognitive systems, software development, virtual reality, augmented reality, 3D industry printing, Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Work place of the future.
Our main partners is Enterprise Ireland, Sligo IT, South West College Enniskillen and Irish Manufacturing Research Centre
We will be breaking down the Quarry and Construction industries into 6 different consortiums.
· Quarries Companies
· Quarry supply chain companies
· Quarry machinery companies
· Construction Companies
· Construction supply chain companies
· Construction machinery companies
We will be developing projects with consortiums members, monthly think-in’s, and weekly Company consulting.
We will meet with your company in your quarry, construction site or manufacturing facility to develop your innovation ideas. Our team will work with our academic partners, funding agencies and W8 technology team to develop a solution and deliverable road map for your project,
Education is the key to our success. We are living in a ever changing global world. Our companies need to up-skill there staff under Industry 4.0. W8 courses will be on robotics and cobotics, artificial intelligence, smart data, IOT development, software development, virtual reality, augmented reality, 3D industry printing and Work place of the future
Research and development is a process by which a company works to obtain new knowledge to create prototypes, products, or systems that will either be used or sold as a product within their company. The most often goal is to add to the company's sustainability and increase there probability. W8 will aid with research in companies and work closely with government agencies and college's to develop a solution.
W8 management team will work closely with your industry and meet individual quarries, construction companies & manufacturing companies or consortium groups within the W8 program on a regular basis to develop their projects. Ideas from individual companies and consortiums will be brought forward for evaluation, under seven different principles Market needs, Approach, Solution, Risk, Impact, Markets, and Deliverability. Successful projects will go forward to our steering group and financial/funding department for final evaluation before the project starts.
KUKA Robotic technology will provide the quarry, construction and manufacturing industry with system robots, designs, education and deliverable end products . The goal is to develop automating processes within companies, increasing productivity and increase profits. KUKA will have a training Centre at W8 innovation with full delivery of modules from their education packs to up-skill the staff within the industries.
Skellig.AI Artificial intelligence, smart data, and deep learning company,
Dr Iain Keaney is co-founder and CEO of Skellig.ai, a company dedicated to upskilling engineers in the latest AI technologies.
Brian Quinn has acted as a policy advisor to the European Commission, Irish government and major blue chip companies globally.
CIT Solutions develops 360 VR design programs under VR operation and health and safety training programs for Quarry, Construction and Manufacturing industry processes programs. AR programs for machine development and remote investigations, QR coding on new machine parts with AR remote engineers.
Irish Manufacturing Research Centre will be doing the training under VR and AR development.
Fablab: The History Of 3D Design. Understanding And Interpreting Design Briefs. The Concepts Of Design Practice. Material And Manufacturing Processes. The Tools Of Visualisation And Presentation. 2D Drawing, 3D Computer Aided Design & 4 D Design. Digital Fabrication Tools And Fab Labs. 3D printing and training for senior people and Junior prototypes design, robotics development and 3D Printing courses over 10-year youth program Leo Scarff and Stuart Lawn.
ZENOZ is an agile international design company that invents and innovates in equal parts across multiple industries, creating high quality elegantly designed products whilst providing in parallel high-quality jobs in design and manufacturing, integrating real world business using bleeding edge, cutting edge, and leading-edge technology with Third Level Universities.
1 hr | € 100
1 hr | € 100
1 hr | € 100