Pitch-In project funding came to an end in 2021, below you can view historical news and case studies showcasing the impact and available resources from across a number of collaborative projects supporting the Internet of Things development and adoption.
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Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring
The Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring project is ideal for small to medium-sized companies that want to improve efficiencies using digitalisation and IoT but don’t know where to start.
Sheffield IoT Meetup #10: IoT start-up to scale-up
Ioetec and co-hosts Pitch-In held the tenthSheffield IoT meetup on the 2nd March 2021. The theme for this meeting was 'Start-up to Scale-up'.
Developing an automated industry IoT solution for predictive maintenance
The University of Sheffield and engineering manufacturer Tinsley Bridge have been pioneering new approaches to industrial Internet of Things (IoT) applications through the innovative Pitch-In project.
Sheffield IoT Meetup #9: Thought Leadership in IoT
Ioetec and co-hosts Pitch-In held the ninth Sheffield IoT meetup on the 24th November 2020. The theme for this meeting was 'Thought Leadership in IoT'.
Children’s sleep disorder tests to be transformed by new technology
Children suffering from sleep disorders may soon be able to be assessed by doctors from the comfort of their own home using a pioneering new technology that will also save time and money for the NHS.
Newsletter #8: Latest projects and events
We've just shared our November newsletter including the latest news and upcoming event opportunities.
Pitch-In IoT Student Placements – Projects and Results
To help develop prototypes and code that showcases the LoRaWAN network’s potential to campus community and local business, Pitch-In supported a 10-week student placement programme for engineering undergraduates from 22 June to 28 August 2020.
Sheffield IoT Meetup #8: Smart Cities and Buildings
Ioetec and co-hosts Pitch-In held the eighth Sheffield IoT meetup on the 1st October 2020. The theme for this meeting was Smart Buildings and Smart Cities, which can be made more efficient and people-friendly through use of technology including IoT.
Sheffield IoT Meetup: Summer meetup featuring IoT students
Trust and digital healthcare
Digital healthcare technology providers have not yet earned the public’s trust, and clear policies with regards to data ownership and privacy could outweigh even aspects of performance when it comes to nurturing confidence in their technologies. These are among the findings of an online consultation organised by Pitch‑In in July 2020 to explore people’s attitudes towards digital healthcare technologies and their health data.
SERAS 2020 Environmental Making Challenge
SERAS - a UK-wide network led by Sheffield Robotics to enhance Skills and Education for Robotics and Autonomous Systems - is working with Pitch-In to identify and address skills gaps around IoT. In particular, a recent workshop aimed to encourage women and a diverse age range to develop IoT skills.