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Made Smarter Adoption North East

Helping manufacturing SMEs in the region grow their business with emerging digital technologies


Did you know the effective use of digital technologies in businesses can improve productivity by 25%? (Source: Office for National Statistics)

Made Smarter Adoption North East is a new, fully-funded business support programme specially designed for manufacturing SMEs in the North East region (North East LEP and Tees Valley Combined Authority areas).

It’s designed to help your business go to market faster, cut costs and reduce downtime, by investing in digital tools, innovations and skills.


How can your business benefit?

Backed by world-renowned businesses and the UK government, Made Smarter Adoption North East will connect your business with digital tools that can transform the way you work.

Working with specialist technology experts, you’ll get the support you need to implement the new technology in your business, and help in identifying possible grant funding.


Sign up today

If you’re a business in the North East LEP area (Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, North Tyneside, South Tyneside and Sunderland) you can find out more and sign up to take part in Made Smarter Adoption North East by visiting the North East Growth Hub.

If you are a business in the Tees Valley Combined Authority area (Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees, Redcar & Cleveland) you can find out more and sign up to take part in Made Smarter Adoption North East by visiting Tees Valley Business.


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