The minister also highlighted "the need for training in digital skills to address globally the challenges of the digital transformation of industry and society."
The Vice Minister of Science and ICT, Wonki Min, has valued the importance of the fourth industrial revolution, which goes beyond borders and allows access to sports, musical or financial content and any other type of services through the networks smart.
The Secretary General of Industry and SMEs, Raül Blanco, has intervened in a round table where he recalled the main assistance programs that the Ministry of Industry has in place to facilitate the digital transformation of companies, including the Industry program Conectada 4.0, which promotes the incorporation into industrial knowledge companies; Activa Industria 4.0, which advises companies in said digitalization process; and the support program for R & D & I projects in the field of manufacturing industry.
A delegation led by Minister Reyes Maroto; the Secretary General of Industry, Raül Blanco; Secretary of State for Advance Digital, Francisco Polo; and the vice minister of Science and ICT of Korea, Wonki Min, has visited the different stands of the driving brands of the Congress.
Throughout the day several parallel thematic tables have been held where national and international experts have addressed aspects such as sustainability in the agri-food industry, the connected vehicle or artificial intelligence.
On the afternoon of the afternoon, the I National Awards of the Connected Industry 4.0 were delivered, with which the merits of the industrial companies that stand out for their digitalization procedures have been recognized. On this occasion the winners have been the following:
- National 4.0 Connected Industry Award to the Big Industry: IVECO SPAIN.
- National Industry 4.0 Connected Award to the SME Industrial: FAMA Sofás S.L.
In addition, they have received a diploma of recognition Spanish and Mechanized Franco Wineries and Aeronautical Assemblies.