Your project must help UK manufacturing supply chains to develop digital technologies to become more efficient, productive, flexible, resilient. These must encourage the use of digital approaches to better integrate and optimise the performance of supply chains.
Your project must:
To lead a project your organisation must:
Academic institutions and research and technology organisations (RTOs) cannot lead or work alone.
Subcontractors are allowed in this competition. Subcontractors can be from anywhere in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA).
When a business leads on an application it can collaborate in a further two applications.
If a business is not leading any application, it can collaborate in up to three applications.
Your project must develop a supply chain integration or optimisation idea and design a project to test the concepts. It must focus on a digital application. Your project must investigate one or more problems that your specific supply chain is experiencing and develop ideas for digital technology solutions to address these problems. For example:
Project topics can include, but not be limited to, the following:
Supply chain design:
Supply chain execution: