Smart Factory Expo – Innovation Alley Opportunity for Advanced Manufacturers

23rd August 2021

Liverpool City Region’s Innovation Alley, part of Smart Factory Expo 2021, will provide an opportunity to showcase 50 innovative digital technology direct to the UK’s manufacturing community, FREE and in-person.

A regular and valued feature as part of Digital Manufacturing Week, Made Smarter Innovation Alley and the Emerging Technology Show are the UK’s leading showcase of all the new and developing technologies that will change the landscape of manufacturing over the next five to ten years.

Located at the very heart of Smart Factory Expo, the exhibition running alongside Digital Manufacturing Week, Made Smarter Innovation Alley and Emerging Technology Show, sponsored by Innovate UK and managed by KTN, are amazing opportunities for disruptive technology businesses to showcase their game-changing innovations targeting the UK’s manufacturing sector.

New for 2021, the Emerging Technology Show will showcase the wealth of low TRL research being undertaken to support digital manufacturing innovation in UK academic institutions. And running alongside the exhibitions will be the Made Smarter Investor Readiness Programme where early stage companies involved in these showcases can access support to refine their investment proposition and pitch their digital manufacturing idea to a panel of investors.

To be eligible companies must:

  • Be less than 5 years old OR have less than 10 staff
  • Be based in the UK
  • Have an innovative product/service targeted at manufacturers
  • Not have previously exhibited on Innovation Alley

If your business meets the criteria and you want to apply for a place, complete the expression of interest HERE.

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23rd August 2021