KTN and the Innovate UK family featured at Industry 4.0 Summit next week!

Posted on: 23/02/2018

KTN involved in multiple streams at the Industry 4.0 Summit

Join us for the KTN Innovation Showcase

It’s now less than a week to go until this year’s Industry 4.0 Summit in Manchester – at the Manchester Central Convention Centre, on Wednesday 28th February and Thursday 1st March. KTN has been working extensively with the organisers as knowledge partners and we, along with partners from the “Innovate UK family”, will have a major presence there. This will include:

A “KTN innovation showcase” will feature ten exciting companies that together paint a compelling picture of innovative industry 4.0 supply chains and solutions. The featured companies will be:
o   Flexciton (Industrial planning via AI)
o   Metis Labs (Intelligent Control for Industrial Processes)
o   BeaconZone (Specialists in Bluetooth® Beacon Solutions)
o   Reeco (Collaborative robots)
o   RFID Direct (RFID solutions for industry)
o   ClearChain (Supply chain transparency/ERP)
o   ActKPI (Shop floor production data recording)
o   FDM Digital Solutions (Additive Manufacturing)
o   Homeodynamic Autonomy (MRP, ERP, APS, QC)
o   Spiro Control (Process data analytics & real‑time control)

A stand, along with Innovate UK and the Catapults, where visitors to the exhibition will be able to speak with colleagues from across the Innovate UK family, and get advice on the support on offer, which includes connecting you to the right partners, and funding to enable collaboration and innovation.

An Industry 4.0 Hack and Pitch run by the Digital Catapult

Two KTN speaker slots at the Open Technology Forum

Two speaker slots at the main Industry 4.0 conference programme – one from Lynne McGregor of Innovate UK and one from KTN’s Ben Peace who will be introducing our 4Manufacturing initiative, along with three examples of manufacturers who are deploying Industry 4.0 in different ways and growing as a result:
o   Autocraft Drivetrain Solutions
o   Ace Lifts
o   Tharsus (robotics integrator)

It will be great to see you at the Summit.  To book your place click here.

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