Shape the Change – Digital Manufacturing & Industry 4.0 Program jointly implemented by Boğaziçi University and Bosch Turkey is open for applications!

Boğaziçi University and Bosch Turkey has jointly developed a unique certification program that is “Shape the Change – Digital Manufacturing & Industry 4.0. Students enrolled in any undergraduate and graduate programs of any university in Turkey may apply the Programme and work on innovation projects focusing digital manufacturing & Industry 4.0. Future production must be able to adapt quickly to changed market requirements Industry 4.0 is the answer to this challenge. Thus, Industry 4.0 is chosen as a topic due to its value.

Many areas of our lives have already been changed by the Internet of Things, and industry is no exception. By blending the real and the virtual worlds of production via the internet, the IoT makes it possible to connect all parts of the production process: machines, products, systems, and people. Customers will demand a wider range of variants and more personalized products. Thus, future production must be able to adapt quickly to changed market requirements. Industry 4.0 is the answer to this challenge.

“Shape the Change” Programme is jointly implemented by Boğaziçi University and Bosch Turkey. At Boğaziçi University, Technology Transfer Office (TTO) is the responsible office for the implementation of the program. Bosch Turkey IoT & Industry 4.0 Project Team is responsible office at  Bosch Turkey. Associate Professor Burak Acar from Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department is Academic Director of the Programme.

All application will be done electronically by filling out application form and uploading your CV at Shape the Change web site. Deadline for application is 5 April 2017. Evaluation and participants’ selection phase will be carried out by TTO Team, Program Academic Director and Bosch Turkey IoT & Industry 4.0 Project Team. The Program starts on the first week of May 2017. Final presentations to the jury and award cerenomy will be held on September 2017. Each project team are assigned with two mentors; one academics from Boğaziçi University and one business professional from  Bosch Turkey.

Project members completed the program successfully will be granted “Shape the Change – Digital Manufacturing & Industry 4.0 Certification”. Project team selected after final presentation will be awarded with tablets. Participants may also have chance to be evaluated for intern positions at Bosch Turkey.

Further information and programme calendar are available at “Shape the Change” web site http://fourzero.boun.edu.tr/