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Made Smarter

Introducing Made Smarter

Backed by the UK government and some of the world’s biggest businesses, the Made Smarter North West programme is set to engage with 3,000 SME manufacturers based in the North West to boost productivity, companies involved in the project will get the chance to access specialist support and advice regarding how IDTs could revolutionise their manufacturing processes.

The programme, delivered across the North West through the Growth Hubs will offer intensive business support, access to match-funded grants, bespoke consultancy, mentoring, skills training and other resources which will help them to accelerate commercial growth.

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Are you a Manufacturer?
If you are a North West based SME Manufacturer and want to invest in new digital technology or upskill your staff so that they can use them, you could be eligible to receive support including:

  • Face-to-face tailored support, advice and skills training
  • Grant Funding for digital technology projects
  • Student Placements to support and bolster your workforce

Are a you digitalisation technology provider?
If you are a Digital Technology provider and want to work on the projects with SME manufacturers we support, then register to join the supplier ecosystem.
Once your application has been reviewed and accepted, you will become a registered delivery partner for the programme.
As a delivery partner you can help us to support Manufacturing SMEs to increase the adoption of Industrial Digitalisation Technology (IDT) and drive UK growth. 

The process

  • Identification of SME Manufacturer project
  • Match ecosystem suppliers to develop implementation
  • Boost UK Manufacturing growth

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