The IFCC webinar "Different Perspectives on Laboratory 4.0" was held on 24 Aug 2021.
The 4th Industrial revolution brought many innovations to the industry and business world and introduced new technologies to laboratories. Although automation and data analysis are familiar to clinical laboratories, it’s the reality that laboratories will face new challenges due to increasing innovative techniques and big data.
In this panel, the advantages & benefits, and risks of Laboratory 4.0 were discussed from the perspective of laboratory professionals, universities, and industry. This webinar contributed to understanding the impact of Industry 4.0 on clinical laboratory processes, the effect of innovative technical developments on laboratory-industry cooperation, and laboratory-patient-physician communication. During the webinar, the future-oriented training of lab professionals for lab 4.0 was discussed.
Certificate of Participation: available for all registrants