Project managers: Get involved in an Erasmus+ project!
In three years, Esben Skov Laursen and Lasse Christiansen, design and technology lecturers at UCN, have managed the Erasmus+ project TEFFIC. The project seeks to improve the alignment between the teaching at educational institutions and the industrial demands that have occurred because of digitization – often referred to as Industry 4.0. The result of TEFFIC…Read More
Research, study programs, and industry: what is the connection?
TEFFIC is an Erasmus+ project by six educational institutes for higher education that educate graduates who are about to enter the industry. The project aims to improve the alignment between educational institutions and the industrial demands that have occurred because of digitization. To reach this aim, the members of the TEFFIC project have created a…Read More
Training e-learning solution
The TEFFIC project have developed a pedagogical framework for meeting the specific challenges when training Industry 4.0 related subjects. This e-learning platform conveys the specific TEFFIC knowledge through 12 elements covering different subjects which in sum provide competence in planning, developing, implement and evaluate Industry 4.0 training programmes. As you can see, a short YouTube…Read More
Pilot case Fagskolen i Viken: The Industry College
In 2019 The Industry College was developed as a joined project between The Federation of Norwegian Industries (Norsk Industri) and The United Federation of Trade Unions (Fellesforbundet). The course includes three modules of 10 ECT each, 30 ECT in total. The selected pilot in the TEFFIC project was the module “Agile Production”. Agile Production as…Read More
Discover how the framework of the TEFFIC project is used in real life.
An interview with Lasse Christiansen, lecturer within the department Design and technology, University College of Northern Denmark. What was the purpose of running pilots? The pilots served as an experiment, where we test our developed educational framework and training material. The goal was to test whether the students learned what we intended in an engaging…Read More
TEFFIC update at Aalborg University (AAU) – How it prepared us for the lockdown
As part of the TEFFIC project, AAU has singled out 4 pilot cases (A project-based module, and three course modules). Each module is offered once a year, meaning only two cases are active in the Spring semester. About one-third through the semester, the developing Covid-19 situation enforced a lockdown across Denmark, meaning students and staff…Read More
Flexible Manufacturing System and Robotics Demo Center at TALTECH
In context of the TEFFIC project, Tallinn University of Technology created a pilot called ‘Digital Manufacturing’ in conjunction with Industry 4.0. At the university, there is a demo center based lab which will be used for the pilot. The center is about Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS) and robotics. In the pilot ‘Digital manufacturing’ it will…Read More
Pilot virtual product development at the University College of Northern Denmark
Next year, the TEFFIC partners will start our pilot projects of educational activities, which will enhance our educational programmes within the field of Industry 4.0. At University College of Northern Denmark (UCN), we will do a pilot project regarding virtual product development, and how students with different professional backgrounds can gain interdisciplinary competences and personal…Read More
Fagskolen Tinius Olsen open the largest Industry 4.0 training plant in Europe
On May the 7th opened the new training laboratory in Kongsberg, Norway. The hometown for the renown Kongsberg group of companies. Fagskolen Tinius Olsen is a college for higher vocational education and has a long-standing cooperation with the Kongsberg Group. – We aim for the same standard as our industrial partner – world class! Nothing…Read More