About CDI

Centre for Digital Innovation

The Centre for Digital Innovation (CDI) is a supercluster of digital expertise and innovation.

The fully funded programme is a partnership of universities, further education and industry partners making digital technology expertise and facilities available to businesses in the North West of England.

CDI covers four digital strands:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Cyber security
  • Industrial digitalisation
  • Immersive technology
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Manchester Metropolitan University is the consortium lead for the Centre for Digital Innovation (CDI), a programme funded through the nationwide £100m Government Innovation Accelerator.

Along with partners the Universities of Manchester, Salford and Lancaster, the Greater Manchester Colleges Group and industry partners, the consortium will:

  • Provide access expert knowledge, research and facilities
  • Build on innovations to help businesses develop new products and technologies
  • Create new supply chains
  • Build collaborations
  • Upskill the region’s workforce

Find out more about the CDI programme

CDI partners include: