Smart Products Through-Life: Research Roadmap

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Supported by the EPSRC institutional sponsorship, three workshops were held in order to create a roadmap for future research in the field of smart products through-life. During the workshops a variety of different activities were undertaken by participants from 13 UK universities with expertise in various fields to explore the requirements and challenges relating to smart products-through life. These disciplines included: artificial intelligence, control engineering, knowledge management, manufacturing engineering, material sciences, smart product design, and the supply chain. The outputs are published in this report and are focused on Industry 4.0/Digital manufacturing and Smart Products
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGlasgow
Number of pages46
Publication statusPublished - 24 Oct 2016


  • smart products
  • through-life
  • research roadmap
  • digital manufacturing
  • design
  • industry 4.0
  • innovation
  • research and technology
  • challenges
  • trends
  • supply chain
  • multidisciplinarity
  • competitive advantage
  • energy utilisation


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