Industry 4.0/5.0 Value

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Students pose in Dr. Ou Ma's robotics lab in Rhodes Hall.
  • Based on the tested National Science Foundation (NSF) model for industry/university collaboration
  • Provides a sustained collaborative platform for innovative solutions to industry and community
  • Innovative applied solutions of basic research to specific problems
  • Leveraging academia and industry collective resources, infrastructure, expertise, benefits, and risks
  • Engagement with industry experts. Direct industry members’ input and oversight over project selection through Advisory Board vote 
  • Workforce development
  • Customized short courses and educational program for industry members and their enterprise partners
  • Talent pipeline: student training in a multidisciplinary environment through project work and undergraduate/graduate level internship
  • Low overhead academic research 
  • High ROI for research dollars
  • Shared/licensable IP and opportunities for follow-on/spinoff projects
  • Access to faculty expertise across the campus