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Each Month members of the Made Smarter team will be hosting Bite-sized Broadcasts, live on LinkedIn. The broadcast will aim to help manufacturing SMEs in the North West understand what our programme has to offer.

The 30-minute lunchtime sessions will feature our technology team, as well as manufacturers who have benefitted from Made Smarter grants and digital skills training.

Each informative session will cover more about Made Smarter, getting your business started with digital transformation, the common challenges faced by SME manufacturers, as well as an opportunity for Q&As from the audience.

Visit our events page to see our upcoming broadcasts and watch previous broadcasts below.

Meet Made Smarter Adoption North West

Meet the Made Smarter NW team and find out more about the programme and the support available to manufacturers.

How Does The Made Smarter Process Work?

Join our Made Smarter Technology Adoption Specialists as they discuss the process of working with Made Smarter, from eligibility criteria to the types of support available and applying for grant funding.

The Benefits of Digital Transformation

February's live featured a discussion between the Made Smarter team and Tom, a client whose business, FirstPlay Dietary Foods, has been supported by the programme.

Digital Leadership & Skills For SME Manufacturers

Digital Transformation isn't just about the tools, it is about the people who use them.

Do you know what digital tools are available and accessible for your manufacturing business? In this lunchtime live, Ruth Hailwood, and Jude Honeyman from Made Smarter, and Faye Wild from Firstplay Dietary Foods, cover how to cultivate effective leadership and what it's like being part of one of our cohorts with Jonathan Richards.

Supporting SME manufacturers in the North East

Join the Made Smarter team from the North East team as they discuss the support available for SME manufacturers in their region.

They'll be joined by Made Smarter Adoption Award NE Winner, Heliguy, to talk about their digital transformational journey and the effects the Made Smarter programme has had on their business.

Find out more about our guest heliguy in their case study: https://www.madesmarter.uk/resources/case-study-heliguy/

Supporting SME manufacturers in the West Midlands

The Made Smarter team from the West Midlands discuss the support available for SME manufacturers in their region.

They are joined by the Made Smarter Adoption Awards Midlands 2024 winner, Bridge Cheese, who shared their digital transformational journey and the Made Smarter programme's effects on their business.

Supporting SME Manufacturers in the North West

In June's broadcast, the Made Smarter North West adoption team were joined by some of the 2024 North West Adoption Awards winners. They shared details of their digital transformational journeys and the Made Smarter programme's effects on their business.

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