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The offer is concentrated on both providing technological support and pricing the technology of Industry 4.0. 
We provide the service of technological support in implementing new technologies that aim to obtain competitive advantage. 

With the team of experts, we implement new technologies, classified as the Industry 4.0., including:
– additive technologies
– cybersecurity
– autonomous robots
– virtual and augmented reality
– processing of large data sets, cloud computing
– simulation and visualisation of processes
– integration of systems
– industrial Internet of Things
– horizontal and vertical software integration

The team of business experts prepares:
– business models for implemented technological solutions
– strategies of implementing Industry 4.0.
– calculating profitability of investments and obtaining sources of financing new technologies from external funds

The department is coordinated by dr hab. inż. Prof. Jarosław Brodny (Ph. D eng), prof. of the Silesian University of Technology, employee of the Institute of Production Engineering (currently the Department of Production Engineering) at the Faculty of Organisation and Management of the Silesian University of Technology. In the years 2016-2019, associate dean for Organisation and Development at this faculty, in the years 2017-2019, the director of the Institute of Production Engineering, since October 1, 2019 the director of the Department of Production Engineering and deputy director of the College of Studies of the Silesian University of Technology. He promotes and implements the Industry 4.0. idea. This concerns both academic environment and enterprises. Since 2018, he is the vice president of the Silesian Centre of Industry 4.0. Competences. It is the common initiative of the biggest in Europe Katowice Special Economic Zone and the Silesian University of Technology. He was also the coordinator of one of the Priority Research Areas of the Silesian University of Technology regarding Automation and Industry 4.0. in the contest for Research University, which is currently the Silesian University of Technology. He has very extensive and valuable scientific, organisational and didactic achievements. His latest scientific interests are concentrated around issues related to Industry 4.0., Smart City, Circular Economy and Sustainable Economy, and include broadly understood digitisation of the economy and research of cyber-physical systems. He also works with the socio-economic environment and foreign scientific centres.

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