Enabling Innovation | Advanced Engineering 2021

The UK’s leading annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals

3 & 4 November 2021 | NEC, Birmingham

The UK’s leading annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals

3 & 4 November 2021 | NEC, Birmingham

The UK’s leading annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals

3 & 4 November 2021 | NEC, Birmingham

Apply now with your innovation, to be part of the UK's springboard for new and exciting technologies

This November 3 & 4, Advanced Engineering’s Enabling Innovation zone returns to host ten exciting start-ups, specially selected for their early-stage innovations and inventions.

As part of the UK’s largest annual exhibition for manufacturing, engineering and technology professionals, the Enabling Innovation zone will support smaller enterprises that are eager to accelerate and commercialise their innovation into the advanced manufacturing and technology industries.

Are you an innovative start-up looking for commercialisation or partner opportunities?

Follow this link to apply for your free display pod for your chance to be selected as one of the lucky ten organisations selected by our expert panel.

Supported and judged by experts at Innovate UK, the Knowledge Transfer Network, and Innovation DB,  Advanced Engineering welcomes applications from across all engineering sectors, including aerospace, automotive, marine, medical technology, and industrial manufacturing. We expect to see some of the most exciting new technologies and ideas. These could be related to novel materials, design and manufacturing processes, software, machine learning, AI, data, or simply something not yet even considered!

Applications will be considered and filtered down to the final ten over the coming months. Successful applicants will receive a branded plinth in the Enabling Innovation zone to display their technologies, along with full marketing support in the show’s catalogue, on its website and across its PR campaigns – all free of charge. 

How to apply for inclusion in Enabling Innovation

Is your business ready to launch its innovation to the next level? To submit an application, please follow this link and complete the form. The deadline for applications is 6 August 2021. We wish you the best of luck.

 Shortlisted companies will need to be onsite at Advanced Engineering, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham from 2nd to 4th November 2021. (2nd November is set up day, 3 & 4th November are the show days).

“The show was very productive for iCOMAT and enabled us to create several new links, some of which materialised into development projects. The Enabling Innovation Zone is an excellent initiative that gives the opportunity to engineering start-ups and spin-outs, such as iCOMAT, to showcase their technology to the ideal audience.” 

Evangelos Zympeloudis, CEO, iCOMAT (Developers of a patented process to produce advanced carbon fibre composites for the aerospace automotive, and marine sectors).

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Showcase your solutions, source products and exchange new technologies across Advanced Engineering’s co-locating show zones.

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Automotive Engineering

Performance Metals Engineering

Connected Manufacturing

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Advanced Engineering 2020 is welcoming back an all new Enabling Innovation area, hosting 10 start-ups or innovators, showcasing invention and innovations.

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