The project aims to create training tools and a peer network for craftspeople in the areas of Digital Modelling and Digital / Additive Manufacturing.
The project will improve digital competences in the sector, develop product design and development skills, enhance the craft-making process, increase sectoral networking locally and internationally and increase customer engagement, with the purpose improving and developing individual craft businesses.
Craft 4.0 will result in three main outputs:
- A training model which ensures transparency, transferability and clear learning outcomes
- Training content which allows craftspeople to acquire a set of innovative technological skills
- Guidelines and recommendations which provide an exemplar for potential exploitation in other sectors and levels of education
The project general aim is to improve digital skills of arts & crafts professionals through 3D printing in order to improve their market performance, customer engagement, marketing strategy, use of IT tools for the production processes, business possibility and sense of entrepreneurship.