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Over the summer Shoestring ran two hackathons with HND students at Dumfries and Galloway FE College and Make UK apprentices, who showed how quickly the future workforce can learn how ...
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Shoestring’s first international pilot programme launches in association with the Western Australian government The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s Food Industry Innovation programme has signed a four-year agreement ...
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This week Shoestring showcased a range of low-cost digital solutions at Factory Expo, including a temperature monitoring solution on a coffee machine. Over 100 people working in manufacturing came to ...
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Having just deployed Shoestring’s job tracking solution, the Denchi Group see the potential for Shoestring to help the company move towards Industry 4.0. As part of Shoestring’s regional pilot in ...
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Join a free Shoestring Digital Logistics workshop with UK Warehousing Association at IMHX on 6 September at NEC Next Tuesday, 6 September 2022, the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) is hosting ...
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As EPSRC funding concludes, Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring enters the next stage. This week, at the final meeting for the EPSRC-funded part of the Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring ...
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Call for papers for the Shoestring organised session at SOHOMA'22 ** EXTENDED DEADLINE for submission of papers: 15 July 2022**A group of researchers, led by Professor Duncan McFarlane and all ...
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Join us on Saturday 9 April at the Institute for Manufacturing to see live demonstrations of Shoestring solutions. As part of the Cambridge University festival celebrations of 2022 the Digital ...
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The latest Shoestring hackathon gave students a taste of what it is like to solve real-life manufacturing challenges and the chance to develop their team, project management and technical skills ...
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Hear the latest research and discussions on how low-cost technologies can open up digitalisation to SMEs at this free online workshop on 23 February 2022 Post updated 17/02/2022 **PLEASE NOTE ...
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This interactive online workshop on 3 March will help construction companies find an easy way to start digitalising their processes If you work in the construction industry, and want to ...
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A temperature monitoring pilot at dental manufacturer, Kemdent, gave the staff confidence to digitalise more processes across the company After deliberating about how to incorporate digitalisation into their processes, dental ...
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Post updated 02/02/2022 **Please NOTE: This is a HYBRID event, whilst it is online, students may participate in person at the IfM / IfAM** After the successful Shoestring hackathons run ...
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Shoestring researchers' papers on developing low-cost digital solutions and digital manufacturing architectures sparked discussions at SOHOMA’21. The latest advances made in the Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring project were presented ...
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Join Make UK’s online event this Wednesday to hear some practical advice on how your manufacturing company can begin to tackle the challenges of accessing and using digital solutions. The ...
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Last week saw thousands of manufacturers, industry leaders and technology providers descend upon Exhibition Centre in Liverpool for Digital Manufacturing Week 2021. The event gave the Digital Manufacturing on a ...
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Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring is setting up a factory production line at Digital Manufacturing Week (DMW) in Liverpool, 10 & 11 November. Following the Shoestring approach, the ‘DMW Factory’ ...
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David Smith job tracking
This new job tracking pilot at David Smith, a construction manufacturer in St Ives, is already bringing benefits to the company’s production process. It was exciting to visit the construction ...
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Top business challenges for small to medium sized manufacturers are identified and matched to digital solution areas Taking a radical approach to helping SMEs go digital, a team of researchers ...
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Support grows for Shoestring as it transitions to a community programme, with in-company specification workshops and factory pilots helping to shape the future Shoestring offering. As nationwide support for Digital ...
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Fife College has been named partners of the Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring programme. The link-up is part of the College’s drive to increase STEM skills, ensuring the digital needs ...
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On Wednesday 16th June, Shoestring held an online workshop for its solution provider partners to explore how off-the-shelf technologies can be integrated into the Shoestring development process. Technology specialists provide ...
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A new article, originally published in the Manufacturer, shows how the Shoestring programme is using cost-effective, off-the-shelf technologies to help manufacturing SMEs transform into highly efficient, digitally enabled businesses. In ...
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The Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring project  successfully ran its second sprint-like event on 24-25 October 2020. This was a highly intensive competition where over 100 students from the University ...
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The Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring project successfully ran its second sprint-like event on 24-25 October 2020. Unlike the first Shoestring hackathon run in 2019, this hackathon was held online ...
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Shoestring conference autumn 2019
Shoestring Requirements Workshop Exploring low-cost digital solutions for SME manufacturers, the ‘Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring’ project is seeking to change the possibilities for small-scale manufacturing. An overview of the ...
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About After the successful hackathon challenge run in the IEEE Students' Hackathon at Metrology for Industry 4.0 and IoT, DIAL is organising the first full event of this kind targeted ...
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Digital manufacturing on a shoestring demos
The Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring project continued to build momentum at a partners’ meeting on 13th June at the Institute for Manufacturing, bringing together collaborators to discuss the progress ...
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Join us at one of our upcoming workshops with SME manufacturers. We want to gain insights into your priority areas for low-cost solutions development, so please join us and have ...
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‘Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring’ is a project with a difference. It asks how existing and readily available digital technologies could be implemented on a low-cost basis to support growth ...
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