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Digital Transformation with Juergen Maier- a Connected Manufacturing event

Sheffield Innovation Programme

Thursday, 15 March 2018 from 17:30 to 20:15 (GMT)

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This is an invitation to manufacturing and digital businesses based in the Sheffield city region to collaborate. The Sheffield Innovation Programme is pleased to be hosting an event at the Cutlers Hall, to bring together these sectors and create opportunities for collaboration and innovation, with the aim of boosting manufacturing and increasing productivity for the region.

Join us and you will hear from Juergen Maier Chief Executive of Siemens plc. Juergen was commissioned by government to put forward proposals for an Industrial Digitalisation sector deal and led on the Made Smarter Review. These sets out how UK manufacturing can be transformed through the adoption of industrial digital technology and play a stronger leadership role in driving the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Mark Webber, Managing Director of Tinsley Bridge Ltd, an award winning engineering and manufacturing business based in Sheffield, will talk about their perspective and the impacts and importance of innovating for them.

The Digital KTN will be providing and update on their support and initiatives and you can find out more about the support that SIP can provide from Sheffield's universities.

Canapes and drinks will be served on arrival and a hot buffet will be provided after the presentations.



 Evening Agenda:

17:30 Arrival and refreshments

17:55 Introduction

Roger Eccleston, Pro Vice Chancellor for Research and Global Engagement, Sheffield Hallam University

18:00 Can the Sheffield City Region Lead a 4th Industrial Revolution?

Juergen Maier, Chief Executive, Siemens Plc

18:40 A Regional Business Perspective

Mark Webber, Managing Director, Tinsley Bridge Ltd

19:00 Digital KTN update

19:10 Sheffield Innovation Programme update

19:15 Closing Remarks

Rab Scott, Head of Digital, The University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AWRC)

19:20 Buffet and Networking

20:15 Close



Do you have questions about Digital Transformation with Juergen Maier- a Connected Manufacturing event? Contact Sheffield Innovation Programme

When & Where

The Cutlers' Hall
Church Street
S1 1HG Sheffield
United Kingdom

Thursday, 15 March 2018 from 17:30 to 20:15 (GMT)

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Sheffield Innovation Programme

The Sheffield Innovation Programme (SIP) allows small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) from across the Sheffield City Region to access academic expertise, facilities and resources to support and develop business growth. 


Academic experts with a range of skills and knowledge will work collaboratively with your business to understand and recommend ways forward, deliver innovation support and forge productive partnerships. This can be through bespoke consultancy working with academic experts on specified projects or attending industry focussed workshops.

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