Advancing Manufacturing Challenge Fund (AMCF)Online Digital Manufacturing & Leadership CPD

Are you looking to implement digital technology into your business processes but don’t know where to begin?

DML-CPD provides digital manufacturing training support to help manufacturing SMEs navigate the digital transformation journey.

As we navigate into an uncertain future, the need for Scottish SMEs to improve their manufacturing capabilities has never been greater.

The support available from this AMCF project will help your organisation:

  • Manage and exploit digital disruption
  • Advance and upskill the workforce
  • Become more efficient and productive
  • Make better informed technology investments

The project is funded by the Advanced Manufacturing Challenge Fund (AMCF) through the European Regional Development Fund, the overall aim of the AMCF is for projects to have a significant impact on advancing the manufacturing capabilities of SMEs within Scotland and lead to long-term transformational change. The project runs from 1 April 2020 until 31 December 2022.

This project is led by the Department of Design Manufacturing and Engineering Management at the University of Strathclyde and the materials produced will be delivered through the Manufacturing Skills Academy in the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland.



  • Strathclyde at the forefront of projects helping manufacturing firms in Scotland

    The University of Strathclyde is set to be involved in six of the Scottish Government’s Advancing Manufacturing Challenge Fund projects. Through the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS), the University will lead on two projects and colleagues across the University will support the development of four others.

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