Better Factory Unleashed is a dynamic gathering focusing on art-driven innovation within the context of Industry 4.0. This conference brings together experts, artists, innovation managers and entrepreneurs to explore the intersection of art and advanced technologies in industrial production.
Participants will attend presentations and panel discussions highlighting the transformative role of art in driving innovation within the manufacturing industry. This conference explores how artistic approaches, creativity and design thinking can improve manufacturing processes, product development and overall factory performance.
This event provides a platform for sharing insights, best practices and success stories on art-driven innovation within the manufacturing industry. It encourages networking and collaboration among participants and promotes the exchange of ideas to guide the future of the manufacturing industry towards a more innovative landscape.
About Better Factory
Better Factory supports SMEs in manufacturing to collaborate with artists and technology providers to develop new and personalised products. It provides technology to SMEs to become cyber-physical systems, transforming them into lean-agile manufacturing facilities that can create new and personalised products.
Better Factory is run by 28 partners from 18 European countries representing the ecosystem of the arts, technological competence centres, industrial clusters and technology suppliers. Better Factory has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement 951813.
Gluon is known as the 'workshop of the future', in which artists play a central role in supporting multidisciplinary initiatives. By connecting artists, researchers and entrepreneurs, innovative ideas are created that could not be conceived individually. This results in projects that are not only artistic and educational, but also innovative. The ultimate goal is to create a more sustainable and prosperous society for the future.
Gluon acts as a dynamic creative hub where creativity, innovation and collaboration come together to tackle the challenges of the future, in the age of Industry 4.0. With a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration and art-focused innovation, Gluon is committed to harnessing the power of art and technology to shape a better world.
In the context of the fourth industrial revolution, in which intelligent digital technologies such as industrial IoT networks, AI, big data, robotics and automation play a central role, Gluon aims to increase productivity, efficiency and flexibility, while also enabling intelligent decision-making and customisation in manufacturing and supply-chain operations.
Aware of the transformation that Industry 4.0 brings, Gluon's mission is to engage artists in shaping this transformation for a prosperous and sustainable future.
Access to the conference requires a reservation (Limited capacity)