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5G manufacturing and logistics competition briefing event

Date: 23 July 2019 09:00 - 23 July 2019 14:30

As announced by Jeremy Wright, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), in June, DCMS is investing up to £40m in match-funded testbeds and trials projects over the next 2.5 years, starting with this funding competition for the manufacturing and logistics sectors.

This represents a great new opportunity for innovation across the manufacturing industry and its UK supply chain. You can read the DCMS press release here.

The briefing event will run through:

  • Context and scope for the 5G funding call
  • Eligibility criteria
  • Application process (including in-depth description of application questions)

By attending the event, you can expect:

  • An overview of 5G and its potential impact in the sectors of manufacturing & logistics
  • Demonstration of potential 5G use cases
  • The chance to build consortia that can bid for the manufacturing/logistics competition

Who should attend?

This event will be of benefit to organisations looking to understand 5G in the manufacturing and logistics sectors. This event is designed for senior executives from all sizes of businesses, from small to larger organisations.


  • 10:00 – Arrivals, networking and coffee
  • 10.30 – Welcome and introductions
  • 10.35 – 5G Testbeds and Trials programme
  • 11.00 – Context for 5G in manufacturing and logistics sectors
  • 11.20 – 5G manufacturing and logistics call – competition scope
  • 11.45 – Q&A
  • 12.00 – Application process
  • 12.35 – Q&A
  • 13.00 – Lunch/networking
  • 14.00 – 2 minute-pitching session from organisations wishing to apply
  • 15.30 – Close

Can’t attend in person?

This event will be live streamed and recorded for companies who cannot attend the event. Register for the online webcast here.