Digital Innovation Fund Open Call – Funding Available to support digitisation in the manufacturing sector.
Made Smarter Innovation – Smart Manufacturing Data Hub (funded by Innovate UK) is supporting manufacturers to capitalise on the productivity and growth gains that come with adopting the latest data-led digital technologies.
Projects should focus on manufacturing productivity, efficiency, sustainability, resilience and collaboration in order to:
☑ Gather, create, communicate, and deliver new knowledge
☑ Validate existing products, services and processes facilitate professional development
☑ Deliver business impact in real-life contexts
Grants range from £5,000 to £315,000 and are available under two distinct themes:
💡 Rapid Demonstrator
💡 National Lighthouse
As a key partner on the SMDH programme, Manufacturing NI is pleased to support our members on the further development of digital factories, leaders, and skills in Northern Ireland. We invite you to avail of this opportunity to explore transformative avenues for manufacturing operations, processes, and productivity.
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