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Greater Lincolnshire Engineering and Manufacturing (GLEAM) Network

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Now in its second year, the Greater Lincolnshire Engineering And Manufacturing (GLEAM) Network, formally known as GLMN, is an initiative founded by the School of EngineeringGreater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership (GLLEP), and Business Lincolnshire

The GLLEP Manufacturing Strategy identified greater alignment between the manufacturing sector, the University of Lincoln, and the wider community. The GLEAM Network aims to all of these together to solve sector-wide challenges and establish a community for our region's manufacturing businesses to connect.

Having already delivered a range of successful virtual events, the network works to support the growth and development of SMEs and large organisations by promoting best practice, innovative solutions, partnership opportunities, and showcase technological advances, cutting-edge thinking, and act as a knowledge-transfer vehicle between academia and industry.

As our network develops, so will the scope of our membership. Participating eligible businesses will benefit from:

  • Access to exclusive networking events (virtual currently)
  • Help you find opportunities for growth and collaboration
  • Providing opportunities to showcase the strength and ambition of the sector through best practice and knowledge sharing
  • Support to maximise local supply chain opportunities
  • Facilitated conversations with fellow business leaders, industry specialists and academics
  • Regular news and updates regarding the sector, resources and events
  • Access to cutting edge expertise and advice from industry-led academics at the University of Lincoln
  • Direct contact with Business Lincolnshire Growth Hub (the business support arm of the LEP)
  • Complimentary affiliate membership of Make UK - register here

To find out more please click here


To express an interest in membership or for more information please email the GLEAM Network team via

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