Factory XChange group photo

Factory XChange Third General Assembly and Workshop at DCU

Submitted on Monday, 20/05/2024

The Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics at Dublin City University (DCU) recently hosted the FactoryXChange 3rd General Assembly and Workshop. FactoryXChange, a European Digital Innovation Hub, brought together over 20 guests from five esteemed project partners: Irish Manufacturing Research, Technological University of the Shannon, KPMG Future Analytics, Data Value Hub and the Irish Centre for High-End Computing.

Over the course of two productive days, the consortium engaged in dynamic discussions and strategic project planning. The workshop highlighted the collaborative efforts and innovative spirit driving the FactoryXChange initiative forward.

Insight DCU researchers showcased cutting-edge technologies, including advancements in generative AI, digital twin simulations, water monitoring sensors, wearable sensors and virtual reality (VR). These presentations underscored the pivotal role of data analytics and digital innovation in transforming manufacturing processes and enhancing efficiency.

For more information about the FactoryXChange project, visit FactoryXChange.


Photo: Front row Dr Luciana Herda, Research Integration Coordinator Insight DCU; Kate Kao, eCommerce Support IMR; Karin Jancykova, FXC EDIH Project Manager IMR; Lise-Ann Sheahan, Senior Programme Manager IMR. Second row, from left to right: Jim O’Hagan, Smarter Factory Gateway Manager TUS; Niamh Malone, Marketing Manager IMR; David Downey, Educational Outreach Manager TUS; Peter Woods, Business Development & Public Sector Manager ICHEC; Mallika Singh, EU Research and Strategy Manager KPMG FA; Dr Camila Bibiano, Research Project Coordinator TUS; Dr John Cosgrove, Section Head Electrical / Director of Smart Manufacturing TUS; Frank Doyle, Lecturer TUS; Dr William Hynes, Managing Director KPMG FA; Dr Naadiya Carrim, Centre Manager Insight DCU; Dr Michael Scriney, Assistant Professor Insight DCU.