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Industry 4.0

Entering a New Digital Era

Intelligent automation, machine learning, the Internet of Things… through smart machines and intelligent robots, factories are becoming more efficient and less wasteful. Industry 4.0 promotes the upgrading of industrial enterprises, accelerates the deployment of renewable energy in manufacturing, saves costs and enhances productivity, but it also brings challenges for developing countries. Therefore, through inclusive and sustainable industrial development, UNIDO helps them unlock the new opportunities offered by industry 4.0 to drive positive change.

News Articles

  • UNIDO and GMIS promote strategic approaches for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Mexico
    UNIDO and GMIS promote strategic approaches for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Mexico

    GUANAJUATO, 11 October 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and GMIS Connect Mexico organized a series of thematic panels on best practices associated with strategic approaches for circular economy, innovation and quality infrastructure to access market and inte

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  • High-Level GMIS Panel debates the role of standards in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
    High-Level GMIS Panel debates the role of standards in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    NEW YORK, 25 September 2019 – The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) convened a high-level panel on “Standards for digitalization of inclusive and sustainable value chains”, which was attended by over 130 public and private sector representatives as well as academia. Stressing

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  • Conference Report on ‘Unlocking the Potential of Industry 4.0 for Developing Countries’ released
    Conference Report on ‘Unlocking the Potential of Industry 4.0 for Developing Countries’ released

    JAKARTA, 28 August 2019 – The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), together with the Indonesian Ministry of Industry and the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs officially presented the Report on the first Regional Conference on Industrial Development ‘Unlocking the Potenti

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  • High-Level GMIS Panel debates the role of standards in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
    High-Level GMIS Panel debates the role of standards in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

    NEW YORK, 25 September 2019 – The Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS) convened a high-level panel on “Standards for digitalization of inclusive and sustainable value chains”, which was attended by over 130 public and private sector representatives as well as academia. Stressing

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