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Swedish Stakeholders’ Perspectives on Collaborative Robots and Autonomous Machines in the Automotive Industry: An Explorative Qualitative Study of Social Dimensions of Industry 4.0

Research group
Active research
Project period
2019 - ongoing
Project owner
Simon Larsson, Gothenburg Research Institute (GRI)

Short description

The research project studies how people with different roles in the industry and other sectors of society view opportunities and obstacles linked to introducing collaborative robots and autonomous machines in the automotive industry. Results from the project can contribute to a better and more in-depth understanding of opportunities and obstacles related to the introduction of such systems in production. It contributes to scholarly debate on technology diffusion in society and contemporary public debate on the utility of AI technology. The project is conducted in close collaboration with Chalmers University of Technology.