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Event Details
Date & Time

Thursday, 09 December 2021

Time: 16:00 - 17:30


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Showcase presentation event

The Made Smarter Technology Accelerator is at the forefront of industrial innovation, it has been developed to pair manufacturers with technology companies so they can take advantage of advanced technology to radically alter, and improve, the way we approach industrial innovation.

On 09 December, the programme proudly presents the minimum viable product (MVP) phase startups and industry challenge owners who will share insights and learnings for industry. This showcase event is the culmination of five months of development between four pioneering startups and four of the programme’s industry challenge owners. Jetsoft, Machine Intelligence, Riscon Solutions & Inventia UK and Total Control Pro will pitch their solutions to a room of UK manufacturing heavyweights and decision makers.

  • About the event
    From novel machine learning applications that identify defects in the manufacturing process, to monitoring water quality using real time analysis in a water distribution network – the Made Smarter Technology Accelerator programme has worked to address industries biggest challenges.

    Babcock International Group, BAE Systems, Northumbrian Water Group (NWG) and Safran Landing Systems will join the MVP startups to introduce the challenges they face, highlighting the opportunities for the application of advanced digital technologies across the manufacturing sector.

    Representatives from all eight MVP phase companies will be joined by Tech Sponsors Software AG and Verizon Business who will take part in an industry focused panel discussion to look at the future of digital manufacturing and the barriers to adoption.

  • Who should attend?

    The event is designed for those working within or for the manufacturing industrial sector. In particular we are seeking interest from senior leaders within these sectors:

    • Aerospace and defence
    • Automotive
    • Food and drink
    • Rail and infrastructure
    • Construction
    • Utilities and energy
    • Supply chain and logistics
    • Health and pharmaceutical
    • Textiles
  • Why should you attend?

    Attendees will get the chance to:

    • Hear from industry experts and leaders from a range of sectors
    • Listen to pitches from the most exciting startups working within the industrial sector
    • Learn from a focused panel discussion on the key barriers for adoption and how we can overcome the challenges industry face
Event Agenda
Welcome and introduction Jeremy Silver – CEO, Digital Catapult
Programme overview and achievements – Justin Cross – Head of Innovation – Immersive & Programme Lead, Digital Catapult
MVP Presentations (SME’s and ICO’s)
Panel discussion: Chaired by Geraldina Iraheta, Chief Commercial Officer, Digital Catapult. – speakers including industry and Tech Sponsors
Closing remarks