Towns Fund Projects

13. Lincoln Be Smarter

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Project Lead

University of Lincoln 

Project Description

The Lincoln Be Smarter (LBS) project directly supports the overall vision of the Lincoln to harness the power of digitalisation, driving investment, productivity, skills, innovation, business growth and employment. The ‘Lincoln Be Smarter’ (LBS) scheme will accelerate the adoption and development of industrial digital technologies (IDTs) through focused support to SMEs to drive productivity. 

LBS will support SMEs from basic awareness of the potential of digital adoption through to making transformational changes in the use of technology and the development of new products and systems. It supports the development of Lincoln as a ‘living laboratory’, where organisations can collaborate, co-design and test innovative products.

Total project cost: £2,340,000 

Town Deal funding: £1,290,000 

Lincoln Be Smarter

Lincoln Be Smarter

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