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09 Jul 2018

Talking Automation - Changes for the Better

Understanding Industry 4.0 and the benefits of digital manufacturing.

These seminars will help Manufacturing/Engineering businesses develop a clearer understanding of Industry 4.0: what it is and why it matters, in addition to learning how digital technologies in factories or products can help improve productivity and competitiveness, all this on top of speakers talking about access to Finance and Grants.


FREE EVENTS

Sandwell event: 

Tuesday 17th July 2018

8:00 am - 11:00 am

Sandwell Business Solutions Centre, Sandwell College, 1 Spon Lane, West Bromwich, B70 6AW.


The speakers:

  • Introduction – the Industrial journey from version 1.0-4.0.
  • Nanoo Patel – Systems Automation how and why.
  • Mike Shields – Free consultancy for Innovative Product Support Services.
  • Alana Correa – Smart Concept Fund. Up to £30,000 Proof of concept Grant.
  • Warwickshire Manufacturing Group – Understanding Industry 4.0 and the benefits of Digital Manufacturing. Piero Filippin, Innovation Manager, WMG SME Group. Piero is a Computer Engineer with 20 years' experience of working together with SMEs in the UK and Italy. His areas of expertise span from Cloud Technology to Web-enabled and Mobile Applications, with a particular interest in Logistics and Traceability using NFC, RFID and bar codes.
  • Access2Finance – Sourcing the funding to enable your growth potential.
  • Final wrap up with Q&A + opportunities/support available.


>>Register for this event here<<


Wolverhampton event:

Thursday 19th July 2018

8:00 am - 11:00 am

Black Country Growth Hub, Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre, Glaisher Drive, Wolverhampton, WV10 9RT.


The speakers:

  • Introduction – the Industrial journey from version 1.0-4.0.
  • Nanoo Patel – Systems Automation how and why.
  • Mike Shields – Free consultancy for Innovative Product Support Services.
  • Alana Correa – Smart Concept Fund. Up to £30,000 Proof of concept Grant.
  • Warwickshire Manufacturing Group – Understanding Industry 4.0 and the benefits of Digital Manufacturing. Dr Dan Peavoy, Innovation Manger, WMG SME Group. Dan has worked for the High Value Manufacturing Catapult since 2012. He has been technical lead for a diverse range of projects including big data technologies and simulation, involving multiple project partners from different sectors. He has an academic background in statistics and data science and applies this knowledge to support the digital manufacturing strategy at WMG.
  • Access2Finance – Sourcing the funding to enable your growth potential.
  • Final wrap up with Q&A + opportunities/support available.


>>Register for this event here<<


Doors are open for 7:45 for breakfast and networking with speakers starting at 8:15.

The venues are easy to find and have free parking on site.

There is plenty of tea & coffee and bacon/sausage sandwiches.


This is an ERDF supported event, and run as part of the Black Country AIM Programme

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