Digital Catapult to host #Madein5G for manufacturing event, Tuesday 2nd July, London

01 July 2019

Digital Catapult Made in 5G event

With a focus on 5G opportunities for the UK’s manufacturing sector, this industry event includes thought provoking keynotes, engaging panel discussions, learning & networking, as well as hands-on experience of 5G demos & the launch of Digital Catapult’s Made in 5G discussion paper.

Join Digital Catapult for the launch of Made in 5G to gain insight into 5G opportunities for UK manufacturing and debate the challenges with peers and experts. Digital Catapult is the UK’s leading advanced digital technology innovation Centre, driving early adoption of technologies to make UK businesses more competitive and productive to grow the country’s economy.

As announced by Jeremy Wright, Secretary of State for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport during London Tech Week, this new 5G Sector Testbeds & Trials competition will have £40m available for match-funded projects over the next two and a half years, representing a great new opportunity for innovation across manufacturing industries and their UK supply chain.

5G brings far more than just extra bandwidth – it is a key enabler for industrial digitalisation, providing new capabilities as companies scale digital deployments. 5G is a step-change in mobile network technology, providing a combination of features for industrial digital technologies.

Made in 5G, written for the UK manufacturing industry, fuses Digital Catapult’s 5G expertise with insight from manufacturing executives.

At this event you’ll gain insight into what 5G can do for your business and debate the challenges with peers and experts. We are pleased to announce that keynote speakers from Ocado and Worcestershire 5G Testbed will be joined by industry panellists, Jaguar Land Rover, BAE Systems, Eurovia and Seagate, as well as 5G experts Ericsson, Nokia, Huawei and CGI.

Why you should attend?
•    Learn about 5G and the benefits it can bring UK industry – as well as the challenges to deployment in the manufacturing sector
•    Challenge 5G experts about the potential of 5G
•    Hear key findings from the Made in 5G discussion paper
•    Watch keynote addresses from industry
•    See live 5G demos in Digital Catapult’s unique Future Networks Lab
•    Network with peers and 5G experts

Who should attend?
This event has been designed to suit manufacturing sector managers, executives and team members who are considering digital solutions to help optimise and develop their business.

Where?
Digital Catapult
101 Euston Road
London
NW1 2RA

How to attend
Please note this event is an invite-only event – register your interest in attending using this form.


About Digital Catapult
Digital Catapult is the UK’s leading advanced digital technology innovation Centre, driving early adoption of technologies to make UK businesses more competitive and productive to grow the country’s economy.

We connect large established companies, startup and scaleup businesses and researchers to discover new ways to address big challenges in the manufacturing and creative industries. Through this collaboration businesses are supported to develop the right technologies to solve problems, increase productivity and open up new markets faster.

With our deep understanding of sectors and expertise in technology programmes spread across immersive (VR, AR & MR), artificial intelligence (AI & ML) and future networks (5G and Things Connected), our strategy is to be the catalyst that drives job creation and greater private investment to ultimately grow the UK economy and as such, deliver on the aims of the Government’s Industrial Strategy.  

Founded in 2013 to play a key role in putting digital innovation at the heart of economic growth in the UK, Digital Catapult now operates four regional centres in addition to our headquarters in London. Through our innovation programmes we have engaged with over 2,000 small businesses, 25 corporations and 24 universities to drive innovation and the adoption of advanced digital technologies.

We run innovation programmes and offer facilities that help to translate world leading research and innovation into products and services that will transform the creative and manufacturing industries, increase productivity and secure the UK’s future global competitiveness.


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