Case studies

  • Date: 17.04.18 Sector: Sport and fitness Primary partner: Sensor City 9 pillars: Additive Manufacturing and Systems Integration Background SportScientia is a top 50 global sports innovation company. They create advancing technology to provide a better understanding of what player loads are happening during training and......

  • Date: 05/04/2018 9 Pillars: Additive Manufacturing and Augmented Reality Sector: Valve Manufacturing Primary partner: The Virtual Engineering Centre (The University of Liverpool) Background Heap & Partners design, manufacture and distribute a comprehensive range of industrial valves, instrumentation and associated equipment to the oil & gas,......

  • Date: 29/09/2017 Technologies: Cloud Computing and Big Data Sector: Recruitment Primary partner: STFC Hartree Centre   Background CiiVSOFT is a small but fast growing recruitment software developer, based at Sci-Tech Daresbury, with a passion for helping to change recruitment through the creation of innovative technology.......

  • Date: 07/12/2017 Technologies: Product testing and validating Sector: Bio-Sciences Primary partner: Virtual Engineering Centre   Background Farm Urban’s founder members are bio-scientists based at the University of Liverpool and aim to link leading scientific research with local food production. By taking science fresh from the......

  • Date: 02/01/2018 9 Pillars: Additive Manufacturing Sector: Health and Digital Primary partner: Sensor City   Background Chanua Health designs and manages projects that support individual wellbeing. Two of these projects are ‘Neuro Champions’ and ‘Hacking Health’. ‘Neuro Champions’ is an educational programme which provides young......

  • Date: 15/01/2018 9 Pillars: Virtual Reality Sector: Virtual Reality for Commercial purposes Primary partner: Virtual Engineering Centre   Background VR-Here is a leading provider of virtual reality services. The company operates a dedicated VR centre and arcade in North Liverpool focused on the creative and......

  • Date: 03/01/2018 9 Pillars: Systems integration Sector: Chemical / Water treatment Primary partner: Sensor City   Background Feedwater is a manufacturer and supplier of water treatment chemicals equipment and specialist services for industrial and commercial water systems. They work to keep commercial customers safe and......

  • Background Human Recognition Systems (HRS) are a Liverpool based industry leader in the field of biometric security. HRS have developed a series of industrial software and hardware systems, enabled through biometric technology, which helps construction companies, airports, oil & gas facilities and other “Critical Safe......

  • Background Utilising next generation solar technology, Energy Fairies have developed Flutter Shutter – an innovative range of smart, stylish, solar blinds enabling any home or business to easily generate their own solar generated electricity. The mission for the Energy Fairy team (made up of 3......

  • Background CNC Robotics is the UK’s leading robotics integration company specialising in advanced robotics systems for machining. CNC Robotics are developing “CNCR-Live” integrated real time remote diagnostics, which will enable businesses to increase connectivity between digital and automated systems. This will be used to remotely......

  • Background High levels of alertness and vigilance are required in safety critical tasks and FMI provide proven solutions that predict the risk of fatigue for drivers, through the use of sensors and fit for duty assessments. FMI have found a way to predict fatigue risk......

  • Background Valuechain digitalises manufacturing businesses to improve productivity, collaboration and competitiveness. Valuechain’s smart software solutions streamline business processes and capture data from people, plant and processes to generate real-time business and supply chain intelligence.   Approaching LCR 4.0 Valuechain approached LCR 4.0 in order to......

  • Background DPC is an Information Technology Consultancy company providing Data Audits and Forensic Analysis; Digital Transformation Management; Rapid Application Development; Application Programming Interface (API) Incubation; Web Application Security and WASP.   Approaching LCR 4.0 Brian Bishop (CEO) commenced working on Social Value as the cornerstone......

  • Background Acorn2Oak Innovation Solutions Ltd is a provider of innovative manufacturing solutions with a focus on manufacturing and product developments using advanced carbon fibre composite solutions. In order to conceptualise a virtual factory to prove the concept of an innovative carbon fibre production line, Acorn2Oak......

  • Real Space are developing a ‘Single Reality’ optical headset that uses an innovative optical design to change the perceptual information the brain receives. Their VR immersive headset will give users a VR experience via a normal device, which has potential benefits to many aspects of......

  • Background Terry Nelson, Founder of Aqua Running,was a Liverpool FC youth team player until persistent injury forced him to give up the game as a teenager. Following two kidney transplants, Terry overcame adversity to win numerous gold medals in the British Transplant games, relying on......

  • David Griffiths from WaveReach explains how working with the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) Hartree Centre via the LCR 4.0 project is helping his SME analyse data from Internet of Things (IoT) sensors....

  • A multi-award winning company based within the Liverpool Science Park, Ultamation specialise in home automation solutions. These are used to manage the controls for your heating, lighting, energy, security and Audio Video, such as music playing throughout a number of rooms within your house. Focusing......

  • Robert Wakeling from Wadaro explains how working with the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) Hartree Centre via LCR 4.0 is helping his company scale up their product, which enables mobile phone network providers to improve customer experience....

  • e-Mailers was established in 2014 to specifically develop a novel, environmentally friendly packaging solution. Due to the growth in internet sales demand for ‘parcels’ or ‘packets’, there is a need to develop a sustainable alternative to combat plastic bubble envelopes from going to landfill. The......

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