Change4Industry - News Project results presented in Kaunas On February 28, 2020, the 4 CHANGE project results were introduced to stakeholders in Kaunas, Lithuania. Mon, 09 Mar 2020 12:18:45 +0200 New possibilities for highly skilled specialist training in Latvia On January 30, a new hall with modern equipment for the training of specialists according to Industry 4.0 requirements was presented to metal branch professionals in Latvia. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 09:07:13 +0200 New training materials for metalworking sector The video focuses on the goals and achieved results in Latvia. Fri, 29 Nov 2019 09:54:14 +0200 The final conference of the 4Change project was held in Lithuania The final conference, presentation of results, of the 4Change project was held. Wed, 27 Nov 2019 15:05:33 +0200 Closing event of Erasmus+ project Industry 4.0. in Latvia takes place in Jelgava In order to look back and evaluate the work completed in the Erasmus+ Skills Aliance project “4 Change”, the project partners from Latvia gathered for the project closing event in on November 19. Wed, 27 Nov 2019 09:59:14 +0200 4 Change video by Estonian partners A brief video summary of the necessity, goals and results of the 4 Change project, made by Estonian partners. Wed, 20 Nov 2019 13:26:24 +0200 Industry 4.0 Challenge: Empowering Metalworkers for Smart Factories of the Future - 4CHANGE The Project 4CHANGE and Project‘s outcomes were presented on the 25th of October 2019  in Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (Vilnius, Lithuania). The results of the Project attracted great interest of the audience – academia and business representatives. Thu, 31 Oct 2019 08:58:36 +0200 Project “4Change” at Technology and innovation festival "Mehatrons” in Jelgava The mechanical engineering and metalworking industry professionals, vocational schools, craftsmen and other enterprises who are connected with metalworking area participated with various activities in Technology and innovation festival "Mehatrons” on September 7 in Jelgava. Fri, 13 Sep 2019 16:30:05 +0300 STEAM Laboratory Infomobile and 4 Change project – at the festival Freedom Picnic The 4 Change project was introduced at a unique Lithuanian event, the festival of ideas Freedom Picnic last weekend on August 24. Tue, 27 Aug 2019 11:21:06 +0300 Technology and innovation festival "Mehatrons” in Jelgava On September 6th to 8th in the city of Jelgava (Latvia) the technology and innovation festival called "Mehatrons" will take place. The aim of the festival is to promote education offer and career opportunities in the engineering professions as well as arouse interest in experimentation, construction and challenge young people to start career in metalworking and mechanical engineering area. On 7th of September on the Pasta (Post) Island, visitors of the festival will have the opportunity... Mon, 26 Aug 2019 11:33:42 +0300 North Technical Academy (GER) hosted informative lunch “Vocational training 4.0” Kiel – June 19 th 2019, the North Technical Academy invited representatives of local metal work businesses to an informative lunch meeting on the topic “Vocational Training 4.0 in regards to the IHK (Chambers of Commerce and Industry) amendments”. Tue, 25 Jun 2019 10:39:17 +0300 “Industry 4.0 challenges for a VET teacher in metalworking area”- the course for VET teachers in Latvia In June fifteen teachers representing vocational school teachers and in-company trainers from metalworking area in Latvia participated in the course  “Industry 4.0 challenges for a VET teacher in metalworking area”. Thu, 13 Jun 2019 11:06:30 +0300 Project 4Change had pilot course to vocational education experts in Tallinn Project 4Change partners created new CNC machining study materials (as textbook, workbook, e-platform etc) for vocational schools. Pilot course, which took place in Tallinn main target were to present project 4Change outcomes and to get feedback from teachers and experts who are going to use new materials. Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:51:03 +0300 4Change introduced in the EU report The Project has been introduced in the interim report, carried out by PwC for the European Commission initiative: Curriculum Guidelines for Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) and Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (AMT). Mon, 01 Apr 2019 16:24:21 +0300 Project meeting in Vilnius and Kaunas Project partners meeting was held in Vilnius on 7-8 of February an in Kaunas on 20th of March, 2019. During it several issues were discussed. Wed, 27 Mar 2019 12:36:20 +0200 Project „4Change“ presented in International Conference „Making Industry 4.0 Real“ On 20th of March in Kaunas the 4th International Conference „Making Industry 4.0 Real“ and Lithuanian Industry 4.0 star 2019: TOP nominated company presentations and awards took place. Project „4Change: Industry 4.0 Challange: Empowering Metalworkers For Smart Factories Of The Future!“ has been presented in one of the parralel sessions (section: Competetiveness). Wed, 27 Mar 2019 09:17:49 +0200 4Change presented in the exhibition „Studies 2019“ LINPRA and its members represented the engineering industry sector and introduced career possibilities to visitors at Litexpo exhibition „Studies 2019“ on February 7-9. Together with partners – Vilnius Jeruzalė Labour Market Training Centre and Robotics School – LINPRA has presented the project 4Change: Industry 4.0 Challenge: Empowering Metalworkers For Smart Factories Of The Future! Thu, 14 Feb 2019 09:02:14 +0200 Metal Festival 2018 in Jelgava On the 8th of September 2018, the annual Metal Festival took place in Jelgava organized by Zemgale region Human resource and Competence developemnt centre in cooperation with Jelgava City Municipality. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:52:16 +0200 4Change Project Meeting in Tallinn on November 22nd/23rd, 2018 Once again representatives of all Partners have met to discuss the current status on all work packages. Tue, 27 Nov 2018 14:17:53 +0200 Project results presented in Expert workshop on “Aligning on-the-job training in Advanced Manufacturing with the 21st Century needs” The expert workshop, held in Brussels September 18th gathered together key practitioners, researchers and policy makers active in the field of AMT education & training in Europe, with a particular focus on on-the-job training. Representatives of the Lithuanian Engineering Industry Association introduced how the project Industry 4.0 Challenge: Empowering Metalworkers for Smart Factories of the Future (4CHANGE), funded by European Commission contributes to the improvement of... Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:04:57 +0300 New Project Management Team elected During the 3rd partners meeting in Hamburg a new Project Management Team was elected. Tue, 22 May 2018 12:55:27 +0300 4th 4Change Project Meeting in Riga on May 9th/10th, 2018 This meeting was held extraordinary to discuss and agree on the content and the structure of the CNC-training programme.   Representatives of educational/vocational partner organizations of each project country met and exchanged their national views and needs and finally agreed on a common schedule for the content and structure of the CNC-training.   The next meetings will be held on:   June 15 th... Fri, 11 May 2018 10:44:58 +0300 3rd 4Change Project Meeting in Hamburg on April 19th/20th, 2018 Representatives from partners of all project countries (Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania) have participated in the 3 rd general project meeting. An update on the current status of all work packages has been given by the responsible leads of each work package.   As an outcome it was agreed on a further project meeting to discuss and specify content and structure of the CNC-training more detailed on May 9 th /10 th , 2018 in Riga. Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:39:54 +0300 International Mechanical Engineering and Metalworking business forum in Latvia International Mechanical Engineering and Metalworking business forum was held in Jelgava on the 22nd -23rd of February, 2018. Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:58:16 +0200 Presentation of project 4CHANGE in Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition webinar on March 1st Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:29:35 +0200 Changes in 4CHANGE project team Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:50:20 +0200 Project 4CHANGE was introduced at exhibition INSTRUTEC Estonian indusrial exhibition INSTRUTEC took place at Estonian Fair Centre on the 15-th to 17-th November 2017. During the exhibition there were several seminars, among them presentations about EU project which are useful for companies. Tue, 02 Jan 2018 15:56:29 +0200 European Sector Skills Council for Employment and Skills in the Automotive Industry Industry in general and the automotive industry in particular is the backbone of the European economy: the EU economy has been recovering from the recession of 2008, but unemployment has continued to rise. However, still in 2013,  four out of ten European employers reported difficulties in finding employees with the right skills . There is not so much a shortage of supply for the workforce in general, but rather a skills  mismatch  between the available workforce and jobs in the EU labour... Tue, 19 Dec 2017 16:14:16 +0200 Activities of 4CHANGE publicly acknowledged at Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition Activities of the project 4CHANGE has been publicly acknowledged for the contribution as a Pledge at  Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition  and has a  pledge  in the Digital Skills for Labour Force category. Mon, 04 Dec 2017 14:57:37 +0200 “THE AHK CAN BE A MENTOR FOR VOCATIONAL TRAINING IN LITHUANIA” Like in Germany, the manufacturing industry in Lithuania is one of its driving forces. Training for qualifications in technical professions is essential. For this reason, the Engineering Industries Association of Lithuania (LINPRA) is advocating vocational training in line with the German model, as Director Gintaras Vilda explains in an interview with AHK Balt aktuell. Mon, 30 Oct 2017 09:27:47 +0200 4CHANGE project team met in Jelgava! Industry 4.0 Challenge: Empowering Metalworkers for Smart Factories of the Future project team met in Jelgava for two active working days! Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:54:34 +0300 73.3% of metalworking and mechanical engineering companies in Latvia expect changes related to industry 4.0 The Association of Mechanical Engineering and Metalworking Industries of Latvia (MASOC) from 15 till 30 August 2017 made survey about companies’ needs for implementation of industry 4.0 with specific focus on employees. 30 mechanical engineering and metalworking companies participated in the survey. Fri, 06 Oct 2017 08:43:30 +0300 Industrie 4.0. - digitization of processes in Lithuanian industrial enterprises Today, nobody doubts that digital transformation will make manufacturing processes more transparent, easy to manage and optimize. It will also enable the industry to significantly increase productivity and reduce resources in all stages of the value chain. Digital technologies has already dramatically changed the nature of the development, production and sales of various goods and services. Therefore, it will definitely form future markets and business models. Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:38:36 +0300 Project 4CHANGE - a good practice example on CEEMET's New Skills Agenda for Europe On  CEEMET position paper  based on the European Commission New Skills Agenda for Europe our project  Industry 4.0 CHAlleNGE: Empowering Metalworkers For Smart Factories Of The Future (4CHANGE)  is mentioned as a  good practice example  in matching digital skills to the labour market and curricula from professional schools. Wed, 06 Sep 2017 08:54:10 +0300