The power of four

Discover our research into digital tools, advanced materials and automation for smart, sustainable products and services in the fourth industrial revolution.


Our research

Explore how our Industry 4.0 research revolves around human-centric manufacturing.


Discover options for collaborations or postgraduate research.


Browse recent publications in the field of Industry 4.0 on the University of Manchester research portal.


Meet the team

Find the contacts you need for academics and researchers in Industry 4.0 at Manchester.

Activities and events

Seminars, talks and industry events – be a part of Industry 4.0 and get involved.

In the media

Manchester led the first industrial revolution and will be a driver of the fourth.


The innovation communities

Learn about the innovation communities project, part of the University’s Research Lifecycle Programme.

Digital Futures

Discover the work of more than 1,000 researchers in cross-cutting areas of digital innovation.


Connecting researchers with policymakers and influencers.