Behaviour Change for manufacturing, talent and business sustainability

Join Innovate UK KTN and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) for this fourth webinar in their ‘Behaviour Change & Business’ series.

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11.00 - 12.00



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About the event

In this webinar, you’ll hear about exciting case studies on the type of behaviour changes required to make manufacturing sustainable and the future of manufacturing work as well as the changes that companies can make today to make sure they recruit and retain the best talent.

What is the Made Smarter Innovation Programme?

Made Smarter Innovation is a £147 million programme funded by the government to develop a digital innovation ecosystem for the UK manufacturing industry. We support Manufacturers, Digital Technology Developers, Founders and Academics to find cutting-edge solutions & funding opportunities that can increase work productivity within the manufacturing sector nationally. In addition to that, we would also provide relevant platforms to export these technology solutions to the global manufacturing community.

Why should you watch this recording?

Joining this event, you will learn more about:

  • How behaviour change can make manufacturing more sustainable.
  • How the future of manufacturing works and the changes that companies can make today to ensure they recruit and retain the best talent.

This event is online and open to all. However, we strongly encourage you to join if you are:

  • A manufacturer of all sizes: small, medium and large; and from all sectors.
  • A university student and/or graduate looking for jobs.
  • Working in Human Resources or in talent recruitment.
  • A policymaker, C-suite executive and key decision maker within organisations.
  • A digital technology providers who can help with industrial digitalisation which including but isn’t limited to:
  1. Artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics.
  2. Additive manufacturing.
  3. Robotics and automation.
  4. Virtual reality and augmented reality.
  5. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and connectivity (5G, LPWAN, etc.).

Key speakers

  • Professor Jill MacBryde, University of Strathclyde, Co-director of InterAct
  • Professor Peter Ball, University of York

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