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Enhancing the adaptation of plastic SMEs business models to Industry 4.0

Initiative Description

Training program for enhancing the adaptation of plastic SMEs business models to Industry 4.0


Training Objectives

The training program aims to provide contents and knowledge for Plastic SMEs Managers to evaluate and plan the applicability of Industry 4.0 into their business and to carry out the self-assessment of their own situation.

Training Contents

Impact of I4.0 in Plastic SMEs (Financial/Management, Operational, Market, HR/Competences); Basis of I4.0 (Digital Transformation, Virtualization, Additive Manufacturing, Robotics); Strategy Innovation Management (Business Model Development, Strategic Diagnosis, KPI indicators, Planning a strategic innovation)

Digital Innovation Hubs



  • - Robotics
  • - IoT
  • - 3D Printing
  • - Data analytics
  • - Artificial Inteligence
  • Cloud Technologies


  • Lecture
  • Presentation
  • Video


  • Blended
  • MOOC
  • Online

Technology Absortion Cycle

  • Awareness: supports understand the basic functionality of the technology and its fields of application.
  • Implementation: supports the implementation and installation of the technology in an industrial setting.

Target Group

  • Directors
  • Plant Manager

Instruction Level

  • Fundation


  • Plastics

Education Level

  • High School
  • Ocupational Studies


  • More than 20



Countries where training is provided

  • Portugal, Spain and Italy

Languages this training can be provided

  • English, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian