The EXTEND project, funded by the ERDF through the Low Carbon Challenge Fund (LCCF) in partnership with East Ayrshire Council, South Ayrshire Council, South Lanarkshire Council, and Smart Sustainable East Kilbride aims to engage SMEs through the events and projects to support the transition to net zero.


Introduction to sustainability - Webinar

Wednesday 30th November 13:00 – 14:00 GMT

Join us as we introduce our series of free, self-directed sustainability courses from the NMIS Manufacturing Skills Academy supported by the EXTEND project, designed to help small and medium sized manufacturing businesses navigate their journey to net-zero.
We’ll introduce the importance of sustainability in a digital manufacturing future and how it will affect you and your business. You’ll also learn about the tools available to support your sustainability journey. 

Sustainable Manufacturing enabling Net Zero – Opening up the conversation

Tuesday, 29 November 2022, 09:00 – 16:00 GMT

The Technology and Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, 99 George St Glasgow G1 1RD

We have leading industrialists from Renewable Energy and Medical devices and their supply chains to discuss the challenges and opportunities for growth in sustainable manufacturing. 

Highlights of our speakers include:

Louise MacGregor, Head of Circular Economy, Zero Waste Scotland

Stuart Strachan, Scottish Government

David Butler, EXTEND, University of Strathclyde

Jean Ngoie – NHS Scotland

Sara Kelly –    British Standards Institution

Umit Bititci – Heriot Watt university

  SIR, EXTEND, NMIS and Zero Waste Scotland




For any enquiries, please get in touch with us.