What are the eligibility criteria for the Smart Manufacturing Experiment programme?

Smart Manufacturing Experiment


  • Applicants are working in or adjacent to the Northern Ireland or wider UK manufacturing sector.
  • Applicants must be eligible to receive £5,000 in-kind of State Assistance 
  • Applicants must be a UK based registered company, or prove they are a company that has an establishment in the UK.
  • Applicants must have the need or desire to develop solutions enabled by at least one of the technologies from the Advanced Digital Technology Stack: Artificial Intelligence, Immersive, Internet of Things, Distributed Ledger Technologies and 5G/Future Networks.
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