Made Smarter

Made Smarter

What does it do?

The newly-launched Made Smarter programme is designed to support manufacturers, engineers, makers and creators with facilities or operations in Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Region to grow through adoption of new technologies.
Effective use of digital technology can provide a significant boost to your efficiency and bottom line. Now you can get access to the advice, insight, and funding you need to make it work for your business.

What can Made Smarter offer?
Fully-funded specialist advice to assess your current operations and develop your digitalisation strategy
50% grant funding to implement new technology, software and hardware into your manufacturing
Access to a subsidised Leadership Development programme, designed specifically to support the programme
Access to student placements to help you understand how to implement the technology

How can digital technologies help?
These technologies are already transforming manufacturing processes and production, driving increases in efficiency and profitability. They can revolutionise your business and enhance your competitiveness locally, nationally and globally in a number of ways:
– Reduce time to market – Real time data from production
– Improved decision-making – Mass customisation
– Design for manufacture – Product cost reduction
The programme is dedicated to giving North West manufacturers access to advice, insight and grant funding to implement new digital technologies to boost competitiveness and growth.

How do I access the service?

If you are an SME registered or trading within Cheshire and Warrington register for a fully-funded audit below to learn how your business can grow with new technology.

Opportunities also for technology providers to also register to support the projects.

How much will it cost

The service is free for SMEs to access.

Contact Details
Made Smarter