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Supply Chain North East Launch

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Crowne Plaza

Stephenson Quarter

Forth Street

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE1 3SA

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SUPPLY CHAIN NORTH EAST LAUNCH EVENT

A new, multi-million pound programme is being launched to help North East businesses grow, diversify and unlock new market opportunities.

Supply Chain North East will provide businesses with tailored, specialist advice in areas including sales and marketing, digital transformation, accreditation and compliance. Market specialists will be on hand to provide industry insight and sector knowledge on UK and international supply chains.


Why attend?

The programme is aimed at North East businesses in the following sectors which want to build on their strengths and take advantage of opportunities for growth in new markets:

• Advanced manufacturing
• Subsea, offshore and energy technologies
• Automotive and transport
• Health and life sciences
• Digital, tech and creative
• Process, chemical and pharmaceutical

Join us at the launch event to find out how your business could benefit from the programme.

Agenda

8.30 – 9am: Registration, coffee/tea networking

9.00 – 9.05am: Kate Wickham, Board member at the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

9.05 – 9.10am: Alan Whittaker, Programme Manager Supply Chain North East

9.10am – Graeme Parkins from Dyer Engineering

9.30am –10.00 Partner Panel – hosted by Kate welcoming Graeme Parkins, Paul Butler (NEAA), Alan Whittaker (RTC North), Jim Mawdsley (Generator), Dawn Huntrod (NEPIC).

10am – Event closes *


Where is the event?

The Crowne Plaza located in Newcastle city centre’s Stephenson Quarter.

You can find a map here, and details of the closest car park here. You will be welcomed with a breakfast and the opportunity to network with key businesses across the North East.


Businesses that meet the following criteria are invited to attend:

Based in the North East LEP area (Sunderland, Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Northumberland) and are in the following sectors:

• Advanced manufacturing
• Subsea, offshore and energy technologies
• Automotive and transport
• Health and life sciences
• Digital, tech and creative
• Process, chemical and pharmaceutical


An integral part of the North East Growth Hub, Supply Chain North East will see four key partners, RTC North, Generator, North East Automotive Alliance (NEAA) and North East Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC), join forces to work with over 800 businesses between 2018 - 2021. Supply Chain North East is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.


* Following the launch of the Supply Chain programme, at 10am till 11am, there will be a chance to see a presentation of an Innovation Challenge that has been set by a regional automotive manufacturer. They are looking for digital solutions to a manufacturing issue, and are keen to engage with local companies who may be able to develop a solution. Book here >>

This challenge is part of a wider European funded programme which encourages companies to collaborate with other partners to develop innovative products, so there are ten EURO5000 vouchers available to support the best proposals.


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NE1 3SA

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