Building Internet of Things Solutions short-course for professionals is almost starting!


The Universities of the Future project short-courses programme is moving forward and a new course for professionals is ready to start in Porto, Portugal.

P.PORTO is now announcing its second short-course duration for professionals under the topics related to industry 4.0. This course will focus on Building Internet of Things Solutions and aims to give to the participants a deeper understanding of the I4.0 revolution and especially in the IoT ecosystem of smart applications and services that will improve and simplify control and monitorization of manufacturing processes.

At the end of the course, the participants are expected to:

  • Be able to recognize the added value of implementing advanced technologies of I4.0
  • Be able to recognize the added value of implementing IoT
  • Understand the basics of Cyber-Physical Systems;
  • Understand the business impact of implemented advanced technologies

This course starts on the 31st January 2020, and will have six sessions taking place every Friday from 6 pm to 10 pm and every Saturday from 9 am to 12 am, at Porto Design Factory (PDF). The sessions will cover the following subjects:

History of industry revolutions
I4.0 framework:
• Smart sensors, advanced robotics, big data, IoT, 3D printing, augmented reality, cloud computing, locations detection, product customization, maintenance
I4.0 business perspective:
• Flexibility, productivity, quality, time to market, circular economy and sustainability.
Cyber Security
Use-cases I4.0

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
Basic Technologies
• Microcontrollers (Raspberry, ESP32, XDK, Arduino)
• Smart sensors
• Actuators
Cloud platforms
Development Platforms

Case 1 – Remote sensing and control
Case 2 – Remote process control and monitorization
Case 3 – Cloud implementation of performance assessment

This short-course is destined to middle and senior technical staff of SMEs, and its purpose is through a practical approach, introduce SME technical and management actors to the IoT concepts and applications. Starting from the I4.0 conceptual framework and presenting the available digital technologies, the course aims to foster the digitalization of the manufacturing processes.

Further short-courses will be implemented at P.PORTO. Shall you be interested in joining any of these courses, please register . For any additional doubts, please contact directly Maria Teresa Pereira ([email protected]).

Stay tuned for other educational initiatives that will be launched soon under the Universities of the Future. The short-courses programme includes also courses for professionals taking place at Warsaw University of Technology and at Aalto University.

Additionally, an international joint post-graduation is expected to be announced next week!


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