Information on how to apply for funding up to £315,000.
📅Date: 24th October 2023
⏰Time: 2 – 3pm

The Smart Manufacturing Data Hub (SMDH) has launched an open call for project funding, applicable to all manufacturing organisations, industrial partners, and Research and Technology Organizations (RTOs).

Grants are supported by Innovate UK and range from £5,000 to £315,000 under three distinct themes:
  • Rapid Demonstrators (Manufacturing SMEs)
  • National Digital Twin and Virtual Manufacturing Testbeds
  • National Lighthouse Projects
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. 
The deadline for applications is 31st October however additional calls will be available, for more information contact or visit

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