The Fourth Industrial Revolution, also called Industry 4.0, is “the age in which scientific and technological breakthroughs are disrupting industries, blurring geographical boundaries, challenging existing regulatory frameworks, and even redefining what it means to be human,” according to a whitepaper published by the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network in December 2018.

As part of the global Industry 4.0 strategy, the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network has selected cities to be hubs and some additional ones to function as affiliate centers. The latest affiliate center announced was Medellin, in Colombia.

Medellin: First Spanish-speaking city that becomes a Fourth Industrial Revolution Network affiliate center.

The latest city that was announced to be one of the affiliate centers of the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network was Medellin, in Colombia. Colombia President Ivan Duque
made the announcement during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on January 22 this year.

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