Earlier this year, engineering, IT and gaming students at the City of Liverpool College embarked on a special project to help put them at the forefront of Industry 4.0 (4IR) technologies. The project, which is backed by Siemens and LCR 4.0 partner, the Liverpool City Region...

On the 4th and 5th April 2017, Manchester welcomed the Industry 4.0 Summit where manufacturing businesses from all over the globe gathered to hear the very latest on the 4th Industrial Revolution. There was a fantastic range of speakers via companies such as TechUK, Siemens,...

Liverpool City Region’s manufacturers need more support to unleash the potential benefits associated with Industry 4.0 technologies according to a survey conducted by LCR 4.0 partner, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU). LJMU’s findings show that of the SMEs questioned, 16.7 per cent said that they would...

LCR 4.0 is a regional ERDF funded project which aims to support local manufacturing SMEs to develop new products and processes through the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies. The partners involved, Virtual Engineering Centre (University of Liverpool), Liverpool John Moores University, Sensor City, Hartree Centre...

Between the 30th January and 2nd February 2017, the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, United Arab Emirates welcomed over 4000 exhibitors to showcase the very latest technology within the healthcare Industry. This is the second largest global healthcare exhibition and offered learning and relationship...

PROFESSOR KERSTIN DAUTENHAHN, UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE presents a fascinating lecture into the fatal attraction between our fascination with robots and these autonomous systems  http://homepages.herts.ac.uk/~comqkd/ (Most) people are attracted to robots, and there are certain reasons behind it. Firstly, many people are fascinated by cutting edge technology demonstrating...

You may have heard a lot about the fourth industrial revolution but do you know about the nine advancements in modern technology that form the foundation of Industry 4.0? Read on below for details on the nine pillars that are helping to transform the operational potential...

Andrew Borland has joined the Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) as commercialisation manager. In his role, Andrew will be supporting the LCR 4.0 project team and clients, and the VEC's technical team on all aspects of commercial development, intellectual property protection and technology licensing. Previously IP business manager at the University of Liverpool’s...