Supply Chain Excellence at Advanced Engineering 2023

Advanced Engineering is the UK’s largest annual gathering of engineering and manufacturing professionals and with the SC21 programme offering a pathway to greater efficiency and produtivity, it is in good company at the show.

SC21 and the wider SCS Framework will be represented over the two full days at Advanced Engineering along with a number of beneficiaries of the programmes. Why not come along to meet the SC21 and SCS teams and the SMEs benefitting from the programme.



Day 1 – Wednesday 1 November


13:00 – 14:00 Main Hall

SC21 & SCS A national programme delivered regionally and awards

Hear from ADS’ Harriet Wollerton and Colin Hart as they discuss the SCS Framework. Tim Holmes from Midlands Aerospace Alliance will also talk about the programme from a regional perspective.

We will also celebrate recent award winners who will be there to pick up their awards


14:00 – 15:00

Reflect on NATEP Projects 

The National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP) is a £20m programme to develop 80 aerospace technologies in the UK aerospace supply chain. In this session, some of the projects will be outlined and evaluated.


Day 2 – Thursday 2 November


14:00 – 15:00 Composites Arena

Innovation Funding for Aerospace and Defence

Hear from ADS’ Harriet Wollerton as she discusses some of NATEP’s innovative projects and find out about the opportunity for government funding through the Defence Technology Exploitation Programme (DTEP).


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