Manufacturing and Materials £15m competition seminar


Innovate UK has announced the third round of £15m Manufacturing and Materials competition. Businesses can apply for funding to support a range of innovation projects that focus on technical and commercial challenges.

What you will learn

At this event you will hear from Innovate UK about the competition details and how Invest NI can help you apply.

You will also learn about the High Value Manufacturing Catapult centres and how your business can access the expertise and state of the art equipment at the centres.


09:30 Registration & coffee
10:00 Introduction: Invest NI
10:10 Welcome - Innotech and South West College: Jill Cush
10:30 Outline Manufacturing & Materials call and application process: Innovate UK, Gerry Flynn, Lead Technologist
11:00 KTN consortium building: Robert Quarshie, Brian McCarthy
11:20 Case Study: CDE
11:40 Break / tea & coffee
12:00 Introduction to High Value Manufacturing Catapult: Ian Collier, Head of HVM
12:15 Advanced Forming Research Centre, Strathclyde: Ian Silcox, HVM Catapult
12:35 Manufacturing Technology Centre, Coventry: Michael Ward, HVM Catapult
12:55 NITC Case study joint Catapult projects: Colm Higgins
13:15 KTN Consortium building: Robert Quarshie and Brian McCarthy
13:45 Summary
13:50 Networking lunch
14:30 Close

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South West College

Circular Road,


United Kingdom

BT71 6BQ