Briefing on the Department for Culture, Media & Sport's 5G Logistics & Manufacturing competition
As announced by Jeremy Wright, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, in June, DCMS is investing up to £40m in match-funded testbeds and trials projects over the next 2.5 years, starting with this funding competition for the manufacturing and logistics sectors. This represents a great new opportunity for innovation across the manufacturing industry and its UK supply chain. You can read the DCMS press release here.
The briefing event will run through:
- Context and scope for the 5G funding call
- Eligibility criteria
- Application process (including in-depth description of application questions)
By attending the event, you can expect:
- An overview of 5G and its potential impact in the sectors of manufacturing & logistics
- Demonstration of potential 5G use cases
- The chance to build consortia that can bid for the manufacturing/logistics competition
Who should attend?
This event will be of benefit to organisations looking to understand 5G in the manufacturing & logistics space. We are seeking a varied audience of senior executives from all sizes of businesses, from small to larger organisations.
10am Arrivals, networking and coffee
10.30am Welcome and introductions
10.35am 5G Testbeds & Trials programme
11.00am Context for 5G in Manufacturing & Logistics sectors
11.20am 5G Manufacturing & Logistics call - competition scope
12.00pm Application process
2.00pm 2 minute-pitching session from organisations wishing to apply
Can't attend in person?
This event will be live streamed and recorded for companies who cannot attend the event. Register for the online webcast here.