Are you interested in business innovation? Explore the latest funding opportunities with the University of Birmingham

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Thursday, 10 January, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

Are you interested in business innovation? Explore the latest funding opportunities with the University of Birmingham

Organiser

University of Birmingham

Location

Edgbaston Park Hotel, Birmingham
United Kingdom
GB

Are you working in a manufacturing, supply chain or end-user business?

 

We are holding an event aimed at industry, particularly SMEs, to build awareness of the facilities, knowledge and expertise available through the University of Birmingham. Our opportunities give businesses huge technical advantages in the increasingly competitive domestic and global markets.

 

Join us for a day of informative talks, lunch and networking.

 

Themes explored during the event include:

 

  • UK National Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors and Timing

 

The UK Government has committed nearly £720 million to ensure the UK continues to perform a lead role in the emerging Quantum Technologies market. The Quantum Technology Hub is five years through a ten year ‘lab to market’ programme.

 

Come and find out more about the Programme and how you can engage and position yourself to be part of this future supply chain.

 

  • Precision Measurement and Advanced Manufacturing:

 

In collaboration with the National Physics Laboratory (NPL) and Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), the University of Birmingham is pleased to announce the launch of the Centre for Innovation in Advanced Measurement in Manufacturing (CIAMM) that will help SMEs understand and explore the full potential of quantum technologies.

 

This projects aims to inspire and enable SMEs to develop innovative technology fit for the future, using the full potential of quantum technologies.

 

  • Science to Industry (S2I) project

 

The Government’s Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) has developed some of the most sophisticated testing and characterisation equipment available globally, such as imaging equipment which can see through engine blocks and microscopes that can examine material at the atomic scale to equipment that can test the circuitry for satellites.

 

The University of Birmingham is partnering with the STFC and the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) to offer unprecedented access to their facilities to ensure UK industry maintains its global dominance in manufacturing and R&D capabilities. This is a unique opportunity for SMEs to access cutting-edge facilities and expertise.

 

Talks will include information about how and when you can access funding and who to contact for individual programmes.

 

Places are limited so register ASAP at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/exploring-sme-funding-opportunities-with-the-university-of-birmingham-registration-53389731123. The programme is available on the registration page.

 

For any queries, please contact Max Turner, Business Engagement Manager at m.j.turner@bham.ac.uk

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