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5G Manufacturing and Logistics Competition Briefing event

Event details
Tuesday, 23 July 2019
10:00 am – 15:30 pm
Information briefing around 5G and Logistics

About this Event
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.


Not able to attend? This event will be available via webcast.


Draft Agenda:
10:00 – Arrivals, networking and coffee
10.30 – Welcome and introductions
10.35 – 5G Testbeds & Trials programme
11.00 – Context for 5G in Manufacturing & Logistics sectors
11.20 – 5G Manufacturing & Logistics call – competition scope
11.45 – Q&A
12.00 – Application process
12.35 – Q&A
13.00 – Lunch/Networking
14.00 – 2 minute-pitching session from organisations wishing to apply
15.30 – Close