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WORKSHOP: How AI can transform the materials value chain

WORKSHOP: How AI can transform the materials value chain

Innovate UK Business Connect will be holding an AI (Artificial Intelligence) workshop at the Materials Processing Institute on 23rd May – Places are limited so we recommend that you register early to find out more about how implementation of AI can benefit materials businesses.

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Event Details

Date: 23/05/2024

Time: 10.00 - 16.30

Location: Materials Processing Institute, Eston Road, Middlesbrough, TS6 6US

About the Workshop

AI represents a significant opportunity to accelerate innovation across the whole materials value chain. However, adoption remains low for several reasons but perhaps primarily due to limited awareness of the potential applications and solutions to materials businesses.

* Do you want to understand how your materials business can benefit from AI?

* Are you developing AI solutions for materials businesses?

Join this workshop to discuss the opportunities, barriers and interventions to encourage the materials value chain to reap the benefits from AI.

Why attend?

This workshop will:

Highlight the range of applications for AI in the materials value chain – Case studies will be provided across a broad range of application areas including materials discovery, optimisation, production and end-of-life. You can network with those developing solutions in these areas.

Discuss the barriers to adoption and consider the interventions that can help overcome these barriers – Building on previous discussions and research, we will document and prioritise the barriers to adoption in different applications areas then work through the Innovate UK intervention canvas to uncover areas where Innovate UK can facilitate AI development, implementation and adoption.

Tour the Materials Processing Institute to see examples of where AI has been put into practice – The Materials Processing Institute is a not-for-profit research and innovation centre with a 75-year track record in developing new materials, processes and technologies.

Who should attend?

This event is ideal for:

• Organisations creating, developing and producing materials interested in how AI can help their operations.

• AI developers creating solutions relevant for materials organisations.

• Researchers in this field who can contribute to the workshop discussions and develop a greater understanding for the applicability of their research.

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1 May 2024