Made Smarter West of England

Support and potential grants to help manufacturing SMEs adopt Industrial Digital Technologies (IDT) to enable their development and growth.

How much you can get

Up to £20,000, 50% match funded.

Who it’s for

Profit-making manufacturing SMEs based in Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

What you can get

Eligible businesses will be offered a one-to-one Digital Acceleration session with sector experts to establish a bespoke support package.

Support packages might include:

  • grant funding to implement IDT hardware or software
  • digital leadership training to upskill staff to deliver a digital technology strategy
  • student internships

The support package offered is determined through a bespoke Digital Roadmap created for the SME as part of their one-to-one session.


West of England Combined Authority delivered in partnership with the University of the West of England and the National Composites Centre.

Find out more on the West of England Combined Authority website
Published 5 August 2022