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Tech Challenge 2017
Tue 21 March 2017, 15:00 – 18:00 GMT
Invest South Tyneside have launched an exciting new competition to discover the region's most innovative digital solutions!
Tech Challenge will help us to discover innovative digital solutions for the manufacturing sector, focusing on solving key issues within local businesses.
Supported by BT and the Digital Catapult North East & Tees Valley, we are hosting the Tech Challenge finalist pitch session and winner's celebration on Tuesday 21st March at One Trinity Green.
The audience will be a strong mix of manufacturers from across the region, tech companies, investors and digital networks - all in one room to support the finalists as they pitch with the opportuntity to learn about why this is so important to South Tyneside.
The afternoon will be compered by Billy Webber, COO, Sunderland Software City and will include: 15:00 Introduction from Billy Webber
15:00 Introduction from Billy Webber
15:10 Industry’s perspective on Digital Manufacturing (Nissan)
15:30 Digital Catapult’s focus on Digital Manufacturing (Caroline Gorski)
15:40 CPI opportunities with High Value Manufacturing Catapult
15:50 South Tyneside Offer around Digital Manufacturing (David Cramond)
16:05 Summary of challenge areas (Billy Webber)
16:10 Pitches (3 minutes each, judges welcome to ask questions)
17:00 Judges make decision (in private)
17:25 Winner Announced(press photography)
The event will finish with networking, pizza and beer kindly sponsored by Sintons Law.