Make Innovation Happen Webinar – Time is Money

We are very much looking forward to delivering the next Make Innovation Happen event on Thursday 28th March from 2:15 – 3:00 pm. This time we have pulled together a FREE webinar  – “Time is Money – Create and Save Time in Your Business” – what’s not to like?! The webinar is aimed at Food and Drink Businesses and, with follow up support from Make Innovation Happen, it is a unique opportunity to access a range of industry experts from a location that suits you thereby saving valuable time and money.

 Industry 4.0, commonly referred to as the fourth industrial revolution, is the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. Increasingly we see how innovation plays a part in optimising operations and, with industry 4.0 on the horizon, the opportunities for food and drink businesses have never been greater to save time in your production processes and drive benefits to the bottom line. Participants at the webinar will be stimulated from a unique and on-trend line up of speakers in a series of short presentations to give you a better understanding of where Industry 4.0 can impact on your business to create and save time in your business. The event will conclude with where your business can turn to for support.  All this in just 45mins from your own work space !

To book you place on this course, delivered to the comfort of your office, please register using the URL below – it is easy to do and you will be kept up to date with reminders !

Webinar ID 348-261-739

Our speaker line up includes

David Milliken from the Scottish Enterprise’s High Value Manufacturing and Health team. His role there has included the development and delivery of the Scottish Government’s Manufacturing Action Plan and the subsequent planning for the National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland (NMIS). In addition to this David has worked with other sectors such as including Food and Drink on the understanding and adoption of technology developments and has a varied background in the electronics sector.

Adrian Marshall of Crafty Tech is an entrepreneur and innovator with a passion for developing ingenious machine solutions as his patent portfolio confirms. Adrian is a graduate engineer with over 35 years experience in the food industry which spans from providing solutions for the manufacturing divisions of the Ranks Hovis McDougall group to running Crafty Tech, which specialises in practical process troubleshooting, and devising novel processes (particularly product handling and regimentation systems) for ‘difficult to handle’ products.

Richard Millar from the University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre has a portfolio of expertise around the development of equipment that relies on the connectivity/Internet of Things (IoT), embedded sensors and real-time data acquisition/analytics. He has a passion for identifying and implementing existing and new connectivity technology into industrial applications to enable companies to achieve increased operational performance and which will generate data for key decision making strategies.

Neil Freckingham entered the food industry armed with a degree in chemistry and a post grad degree in management. His career has spanned from Spillers in Bristol followed by a decade working for Coca Cola in supply chain roles across SE London, East Kilbride and Holland and subsequently worked in the Scotch whisky industry with Chivas Brothers in Paisley.  Neil is now Operations Director for Macphie Ltd a £60 million food ingredients business supplying a wide range of international brands from their two Scottish factories.

Hopefully, you’ll be able to join us!