A clear majority of small and medium-sized enterprises plans on implementing robotics in their work processes in the future, which emphasizes the need for workers who are skilled in these fields.
Some details from the ROTENA report
36% of respondents had no knowledge about robotics in an industrial setting.
45% of respondents use 3D printing in their companies.
83% of the respondents would consider taking a free robotics course if they had the opportunity to do so.
90% of respondents think that knowledge in robotics will give them an advantage in
Dr Paul Quantock, Coordinator and Promoter of the ROTENA project stated that “..it confirms our view that the outputs of the project will contribute to the needs of the labour market as well as the training sector by developing appropriate training modules for use by training institutions, with the expectation that they will adapt/modify modules to their required needs and add to existing training programmes…"