Do you want to exhibit at the Manufacturing Made Smarter Emerging Technology Show at Smart Factory Expo?

Posted on: 07/09/2020
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KTN and Innovate UK are once again returning to Smart Factory Expo 2020 part of Digital Manufacturing Week 2020 but in a different format this year. 

Working closely with our partners The Manufacturer, Digital Catapult, HVM Catapult, EEN, STFC and Made Smarter,  we are providing an innovative way for UK based industrial digital technology innovators to engage with the thousands of manufacturers that will be attending Smart Factory Expo 2020.

Virtual audiences will be attending from around the world to take part in conference talks, workshops, pitching events and the exhibition.

Get involved

Through funding from Innovate UK we are delighted to be able to offer the opportunity for 50 innovators to take part in the virtual Made Smarter Emerging Technology Show (formally Innovation Alley), which takes place on Friday 13th November 2020, to SME solution providers who have a value-adding solution for manufacturers.

Do you meet the following criteria?

Are you a UK based SME digital innovator that has developed a new product or service within the last 2 years?

Could this innovation support manufacturing productivity?

Does the technology align with one of the Manufacturing Made Smarter Industrial Digital Technology Areas?

– IIOT & Connectivity

– Immersive Technologies

– Robotics & Automation

– Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Data Analytics

– Additive Manufacturing


Each exhibitor who has been allocated a place will be asked to sign up to the event conferencing technology as a virtual exhibitor. You will be invited to give a 15-minute pitch about your business and innovative solution for manufacturers at a predefined timeslot and will need to be available throughout the day to meet with event attendees through the video conferencing technology. There will also be an opportunity to collaborate with other solution providers and event attendees.

Deyrick Allen from IOT Horizon who attended last year said, “This was a great opportunity to help us build our brand and showcase our RFID wireless technologies. A well-known aviation company came back 3 times to talk to us as they were excited by the technologies we were showcasing. We cemented new clients at the show and created some long standing supplier relationships.

Having been to IOT Solutions in Barcelona twice we were really surprised as to how much more effective we could be closer to home in Liverpool. A big thank you goes to KTN for the opportunity to exhibit and the support they have provided.”

Read the full story highlighting the successes from last year’s event here


If you meet the criteria and want to take part, register your interest in the Emerging Technology show here by 23rd October 2020.


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