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Thursday, August 01, 2019

The Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution seeks to be a regional hub in research containing AI, IoT and Blockchain

Opened last May in Medellin, it required a public investment of US$ 1.1 billion. Gabriel Angulo, director in charge of Digital Transformation at Mintic, spoke with Convergencialatina about this assembly and the goal of training 150,000 people in programming.

The Center for the Fourth Colombian Industrial Revolution was inaugurated last May. It is the first of its kind in Latin America and the fifth in the world (the other four are located in the United States, India, China and Japan), located in the Ruta N Innovation District in Medellín. It has a public investment of around US$ 1.1 billion for its assembly and development of research related to emerging technologies, such as AI, IoT and Blockchain. From the National Government officials estimate to train, through this Center, 150,000 professionals in programming in less than four years, according to  what the  director of Digital Transformation of Colombia (e), Gabriel Angulo told Convergencialatina.

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