Through funding opportunities, the NEAA is able to deliver a number of programmes that help to support the automotive sector needs.
A partnership between the North East LEP, NEAA, RTC North, NEPIC and Generator, Supply Chain North East will work with over 800 businesses between 2018 and 2021 and is designed to support businesses in the following sectors:
- Advanced manufacturing
- Subsea, offshore and energy technologies
- Automotive and transport
- Health and life sciences
- Digital, tech and creative
- Process, chemical and pharmaceutical
The NEAA and partners Sunderland City Council, Newcastle University, Vantec, Coventry University, Connected Places Catapult, StreetDrone and Perform Green, have secured funding for a 5G enabled connected and automated logistics (CAL) pilot and proof of concept.
We are continuously working with local enterprise partnerships and Government to secure funding for the automotive sector and our members that will enable the development of critical assets and infrastructure to support growth for our area.
The Next Generation Advanced Manufacturing Accelerator (N-GAMA) is a European Regional Development Funded (ERDF) collaboration between the NEAA and Sunderland City Council that will support companies looking to adopt digital technologies.
Made Smarter Adoption North East is a new, fully-funded business support programme specially designed for manufacturing SMEs in the North East region (North East LEP and Tees Valley Combined Authority areas). It’s designed to help your business go to market faster, cut costs and reduce downtime, by investing in digital tools, innovations and skills.