5G Manufacturing & Logistics Testbeds and Trials Funding Roundtable (Sunderland)

    Venue: Sunderland Software Centre, Tavistock Place Hendon SR1 1PB
    Cost: This is a free event.

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Starts 3 Jul 08:30

Ends 3 Jul 13:30

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Digital Catapult facilitates this sector specific 5G Testbeds & Trials funding roundtable

About this Event
Digital Catapult is partnering with DCMS (Dept. of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport) to support the delivery of the 5G Trials & Testbeds Programme.

Join us for this industry roundtable as we identify how 5G can impact the manufacturing and logistics sectors.

In support of the upcoming 5G Sectors Testbeds & Trials national competition for the manufacturing and logistics sectors, we will identify how your business can apply for funding for the development of new products, services and experiences, technically and commercially, utilizing 5G.

Who should attend?

We are seeking a varied group of senior attendees from across the manufacturing and logistics sectors and from all sizes of business, from start up to large corporate organizations. Relevant attendee roles include: R&D leads, innovation leads, CTOs and technology leads.

As announced by Jeremy Wright in June, this new 5G Sector Testbeds & Trials competition will have £40m available for match-funded projects over the next 2.5 years, representing a great new opportunity for innovation across the manufacturing industries and its UK supply chain. You can read the DCMS press release here.


8:30AM: Arrival, networking and coffee
9:00AM: Welcome & Introductions
9:30AM: Context and an introduction to 5G
10:00AM: Explore 5G use cases
10:30AM: 5G Sector Specific Testbeds & Trails Funding
11:00AM: Open Discussion: 5G in Manufacturing and Logistics
11:45AM: Closing remarks
12:00PM: Opportunity for networking

Please note - timings are subject to change .