Funding available for smarter manufacturing

Posted on 08 Aug 2019 and read 1035 times
Funding available for smarter manufacturingIndustrial digital technologies driven by artificial intelligence, robotics and the Internet of Things have the potential to significantly increase the productivity of UK manufacturing.

The Made Smarter Review 2017 estimated that industrial digitalisation could increase productivity by more than 25%.

Now, the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund’s Manufacturing Made Smarter Challenge aims to raise productivity by 30% by 2030, by investing in projects that support industrial digitalisation.

The challenge aims to support projects that can achieve short-term impact and rapid technology development across a range of sectors from aerospace to food and drink and pharma.

While projects can be led by any sector, they must show how they could be applied to at least two other sectors.

Projects should fit into one of four themes: smart connected factory, including the use of real-time data to optimise efficiency and the capture, analysis and visualisation of manufacturing processes; connected and versatile supply chain, including information integration, communication, traceability and trust; design, make and test, including transforming product design through digital technologies and virtual product testing, verification and modelling, quality monitoring and inspection; and adaptable flexible manufacturing operations and skills, including culture change and skills development, and human-centric automation and autonomy.

The competition is already open, and businesses of any size can apply.

Projects are expected to range in size between £250,000 and £10 million, and the deadline for applications is midday on 21 August.

Further details can be found at the Web site (apply-for-innovation-funding.service.gov.uk/competition/404/overview#summary).

Be seen in all the right places!

WIN Eurasia 2020 Midest (Global Industrie) 2020 MACH 2020 Metal Show & TIB ITM Industry Europe 2020 Manufacturing & Supply Chain Expo MTA Vietnam 2020 Toolex 2020 TCT 3SIXTY MTA Hanoi FITMA 2021

Machinery-Locator
The online search from the pages of Machinery Market.

Ortho -Clinical Diagnostics AutoVue Innova System/Blood Analyser
Ortho -Clinical Diagnostics AutoVue Innova System/Blood Analyser in very good condition complete wit
Ortho -Clinical Diagnostics AutoVue Innova System/Blood Analyser in very good condition complete wit...
frontlinemedicals & diagnostics ltd