Made Smarter Innovation has recently launched 6 Research Centres and 2 Innovation Hubs covering the latest concepts and applied research in digital manufacturing technologies. To help maximise value from these, Made Smarter are running a series of focus groups at Manufacturing & Engineering Week covering topics and challenges ranging from ‘people led digitalisation’ to ‘connected factories’ to ‘adoption of AI’.




''We would really like to gain additional industrial insight on the benefits they could bring to you, so please sign up to attend one of the focus groups, limited places available. Full details to follow.

If you would like a more personal chat on how Made Smarter could help your business, please reserve one of the preallocated one-to-one sessions or drop by our stand during the show.



8th June

10.00-10.45 - Sustainability - How would you like to see Made Smarter approach Sustainable manufacturing? Current status and thoughts.


14.00-14.45 - Big Data - How can we unlock supply chain effectiveness through the use of big data, including AI and Machine Learning? What is preventing your company from progressing?

9th June

10.00-10.45 - Materials Supply Chain - How could materials be more effectively tracked through the supply chain? What business models would be effective in progressing this, including end of life obligations?


14.00-14.45 - Diversity & Inclusion: Made Smarter has a big drive on D&I. How can Made Smarter work more effectively with companies to maximise the mutual benefit of activities?

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M&E Week

Design Engineering Expo is part of Manufacturing and Engineering Week, a celebration of the best in UK manufacturing and engineering excellence and innovation.

A series of digital and live events taking place over 4 days from 6-9 June 2023 showcasing end-to-end manufacturing and engineering solutions, and encouraging conversation, business, knowledge sharing and action.

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