On this episode of the Manufacturer Podcast, Tom St John hosts a discussion on how faster technological adoption will revolutionise the industrial operations of manufacturing businesses.
The Made Smarter programme, Digital Catapult’s Made Smarter Technology Accelerator is a programme aiming to unlock this. Digital Catapult have been linking up industry giants with the brightest start-up minds so they can jointly develop cutting edge solutions to boost productivity, cut costs and slash waste across supply chains.
Listen below as these wide-ranging challenges are discussed. Rukmini Prasad – IOT Product and Partnerships Manager at Digital Catapult opens by outlining why faster and smarter technology is so important for UK manufacturing currently.
Justin Cross – Senior Innovation Partner at Digital Catapult, tells us more about the Made Smarter Technology Accelerator Programme.
Additionally, three of the 14 start-ups selected for the programme, speak about their technology solutions and how they have helped their partner ‘challenge owners.’
CAE Technology – working with Babcock International
Cutting-edge technologies from the gaming and music sector paired with a cloud-based application will enable Babcock International Group engineers to connect the system with its CAD and bill of materials (BoM) data sources.
Ascalia – working with Sainsbury’s
Ascalia will use high-tech cameras and artificial intelligence (AI) to keep food safe from microbes and rot, in a way that is non-invasive and non-contaminating – in the hope that it will create a risk-free experience to shoppers.
Total Control Pro – working with Safran Landing Systems
Total Control Pro are identifying the best possible planning options by using a data-driven planning scheduling and resource optimisation solution. This is to tackle the challenges around complex planning and resource management.
Digital Catapult are holding a prototype showcase event on Wednesday 23rd June which will see all 14 startups present their solution projects. To find out more click here.