To celebrate the success of our Connected Everything Summer School, co-hosted with the University of Nottingham’s Smart Products Beacon, we have produced a video capturing highlights of the three-day event.

The Summer School brought together a diverse group of talented postgraduate students to learn about the challenges innovators face when integrating collaborative robotics into a variety of settings. Delegates were also tasked with conceptualising a new collaborative robot, or ‘cobot’, that could help society adapt and overcome problems linked to the COVID-19 pandemic. To find out more about the designs created, please read [add link to previous blog or CEII website].

For both the Smart Products Beacon and Connected Everything Network, the Summer School provided hugely valuable insights into ways to maximise the potential of virtual collaboration and engagement. This ranged from better understanding of how we structure the event timetable, to fully recognising the value of small group breakout sessions that stimulate learning and encourage inclusivity within an online environment.

The film is now available on the Connected Everything You Tube channel

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