WMG is a world leading research and education group, transforming organisations and driving innovation through a unique combination of collaborative research and development, and pioneering education programmes. The Supply Chain Research Group at WMG is at the forefront of developing and applying innovative supply chain strategies and practical solutions to boost resilience, increase productivity, improve sustainability, create value and digitally transform the manufacturing supply chain.
WMG aims to provide a synthesised definition of supply chain resilience, develop a framework for assessing supply chain resilience and identify appropriate mitigation strategies to improve end-to-end supply chain resilience via academic research and industry engagement.
Infoculture offers disruption through data. We assemble fit-for-purpose interdisciplinary teams of specialists to provide effective solutions to the business challenges and opportunities, where data plays a relevant role.
Our ambition is to contribute to the broader MMS roadmap in terms of proposing actions and mechanisms that support greater and enhanced collaboration amongst supply chain partners partly, but not exclusively, through the secure permissioned sharing and exchange of data. The aim is to develop a concept framework and model for effective governance of UK supply chain collaboration. These objectives will be captured in a roadmap, a proof of concept demonstration, and testimony from participants in workshops and related projects delivering solutions in this vein.
Versed AI provides companies with multi-tier supply chain visibility, surfacing previously unknown supply chain relationships down to tier-n. Using cutting edge Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning technology, Versed AI is able to identify multi-tier supply chain relationships, analyse complex networks to identify risk concentrations, and support intelligent decision-making.
For the Made Smarter Innovation Digital Supply Chain Hub, Versed AI will build on its existing capability to identify supply chain relationships; secondly we will develop new AI-based technology to identify product no the node; and thirdly we will develop a methodology to present relevant supply chains to clients based on bill of materials as a starting point.
Data Catalyst is an Innovate-UK funded start-up helping SMEs, large enterprises, and Government to connect to sources of smart, open, personal, and commercial data, simply and securely, with crystal-clear privacy and managed consent.
Smart ESG is Data Catalyst's low-friction ESG product for SMEs and all those who do business with them, powered by connected data from apps and services that businesses already use, without expensive manual data gathering. This innovation programme will help us expand our offering to tackle the essential but complex problem of scope three emissions in the supply chain.
Singular Intelligence offers Artificial Intelligence products and platforms enabling better commercial decisions at scale for Consumer goods companies - manufacturers, retailers and online. The company has Global and regional FMCG and retailers as its customers and is funded by Oxford University and InnovateUK, the UK innovation agency.
Our project will develop a cost-effective AI-driven supply and demand sensing solution for SMEs that can accurately anticipate market signals (at macro and micro levels) and reduce the risk of supply-demand imbalance. SMEs can integrate this demand-sensing solution with their existing and future demand planning solutions.
With over 25 years of experience, Denchi Group offers a wide range of battery solutions for different sectors, including defence, medical, and industrial applications. With an extensive portfolio of customers worldwide, Denchi Group remains committed to providing exceptional service and expertise in battery manufacturing. They deliver power with confidence.
McColgans are masters in savoury pastry, with 83 years of experience in the industry. The McColgan family began serving food in Strabane when they opened a tea shop in 1940. A café, butcher and bakery followed. They started producing award-winning sausage rolls in 1978. They proved so popular they had to build new premises on the edge of town to keep up with demand. Today they ship all manner of savoury pastry from a state-of-the-art facility, less than 2 miles from the original tea shop.
LaundRE, is the UK’s first sustainable denim refinishing hub. Their unique service enables brands and retailers to reprocess unsold denim and dead stocks by changing the finish and shade with laser and ozone technology. The refinished jeans are renewed and ready for full price resale. They enable on shore circularity, reduce inventories, lead times and carbon footprint. They are an all female leadership team, the first of its kind for a laundry globally.
Dyer Engineering is an innovative Group of fabrication and machining businesses with wide-ranging capabilities to manufacture your metal components and structures. We also provide maintenance, repair and overhaul support services to keep your equipment, facilities and processes running. We operate across a diverse range of markets, working with various metals, with the ability to process small parts which can be picked up by the handful, through to large-scale structures operating in harsh environments.
IINOUIIO are the only UK textile recycler of its kind. They are dedicated to recycling wool waste into beautiful new fibres, yarns and fabrics, which can then start a new life.
Mackle Food Company is a leading edge private label manufacturer of premium extruded snacks to markets such as baby and toddler, organic, conventional, good for you snacking and functional. Established in 2005, they've gained a respected and trusted reputation within the snacking and extrusion industry. Still run by the co-founder, Joseph Mackle, their purpose-built factory and staff continue to uphold their commitment to quality, service and innovation.
Reverse Resources is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform to match textile waste with the best possible recycling solutions, enable predictive transparency and build data-driven supply chains. It’s like an Uber of textile waste that allows the industry to plan and oversee the textile flows end-to-end from the source of the waste to recycling and build the longest circular life cycles for the fibres.
ubloquity specialises in creating the foundational platform required to underpin a digital trust network. Their blockchain technology captures multiple sources of data, processes and verifies that data, enabling the trust ecosystem to function, while delivering value to each participant in the network.
Agrigate One do real-time tracking, smart document generation, unified data, dynamic reporting, precise forecasting, and effortless integration.
Kavida is a Post-Order Management system that de-risks procurement by providing complete visibility of inventory in motion including real-time container tracking, early detection of risks to enable on-time supplier deliveries.
Flowlens is a cloud based software system for high tech SMEs who manufacture equipment devices or machinery. Flowlens helps these SMEs scale faster whilst staying in control of their data, orders, stock, suppliers and costs. Established in 2006, Flowlens removes the manual, repetitive and error prone admin enabling manufacturers to be more productive with fewer human resources.
Lumen Electronics specialises in the design, development and manufacture of electronic devices, primarily for IoT and heavy industrial applications.