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Digital Supply Chain Hub Showcase [Online]

Date: 13 March 2024 10:30 - 13 March 2024 15:10


The Made Smarter Innovation | Digital Supply Chain Hub has been created to develop and empower a globally competitive, digital innovation ecosystem, working together to address and prepare for the critical supply chain challenges facing UK manufacturing.

This Showcase event on Wednesday 13th March 2024 will consist of presentations, a panel discussion and industry networking. Presentations will be delivered by consortium leads that participated in the National Digital Supply Chain Testbed competition and by technology solution providers which have partnered with manufacturing SMEs to solve critical supply-chain challenges. The panel discussion will be made up of individuals from industry, who will respond to the presentations given by the testbed participants.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about supply chain technologies, engage further with the hub and learn more from industry experts.

Who should attend?

Digital Supply Chain Hub Network:

  • Consortium Members for DSCH
  • Testbed Consortium Members
  • Observer Gallery members
  • Advisory Board members for DSCH
  • Academic Network
  • Industry Leaders
  • Manufacturing SMEs (Looking to adopt solutions)
  • Investors interested in Supply Chain
  • Sector focus around testbeds

Why should you attend?

Hosted by the Digital Supply Chain Hub, this full-day event showcases the work achieved through the digital supply chain hub and the technology solutions to relevant market leaders.

Places at this event will be limited.


10:30 Opening Address

Tim Lawrence, Director – Digital Supply Chain Innovation Hub, Digital Catapult

10:35 Keynote

Philippa Makepeace OBE, Director Global Supply Chains and Economic Security, Department for Business and Trad10:45 Open Call 2 programme participant presentationsFood testbed: Contained Technology

  • Hydrogen testbed: Hydrologiq
  • Textiles testbed: Circle-8 Textile Ecosystems
  • Spares testbed: NBT Group

11:55 Break

12:05 Panel Discussion:From Digital Supply Chain Testbed to Solution Deployment’

Tim Stephenson, Digital Supply Chain Business Partner, Digital Catapult

Salli Deighton, Founder, LaundRE

William McColgan, Director, McColgans

Simon Baker, CEO and Co-Founder, Hydrogenus

12:35 Break

13:30 Open Call 3 programme participant presentations

  • OC3.1.1 Compliance: Agrigate One
  • OC3.1.2 Compliance: Ubloquity
  • OC3.2 Sustainability: ReverseResources
  • OC3.3 Visibility: Kavida
  • OC3.4 Sourcing: Flowlens

14:55 Programme Next Steps

Ben Ramsden, Partnerships Manager, Digital Catapult

15:05 Closing Remarks

Tim Lawrence, Director – Digital Supply Chain Innovation Hub, Digital Catapult