What does the fourth industrial revolution have to do with the construction sector? Industry 4.0 technologies such as sensors, virtual reality and simulation are transforming modern manufacturing. But they are also enabling the construction sector to achieve greater productivity and embrace new ways of working.   Insider has...

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 every day match play, in...

Cyber Security has drawn a lot of attention in recent years but many businesses can start protecting themselves through simple principles and not necessarily detailed network architectures.   What is Cyber Security? Cyber security used to mean protecting against unauthorised use of data, but as we adopt more...

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, chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, power &...

Company and role: Marketing Manager for LCR 4.0 at Sensor City   What is your connection to LCR 4.0? Sensor City is one of the LCR 4.0 delivery partners. Along with my four colleagues, I am part of the dedicated LCR 4.0 team based at Sensor City.   How...

Name: Emma Rhodes   Company and role: Marketing Officer for the Virtual Engineering Centre (University of Liverpool) as well as for the LCR 4.0 project, liaising with all partners.   What is your connection to LCR 4.0? I ensure the branding, key messaging and events under LCR 4.0 are all to...

Roger Downing, Data Science Group Leader at the STFC Hartree Centre, shares his thoughts on the topic of big data, where it came from and where it’s going next. The phrase “Big Data” first entered our vocabulary more than 20 years ago in some discussions...

Warehouse automation firm Conveyor Networks has secured five-figure funding to develop its virtual (VR) and augmented reality (AR) capabilities.   The Cheshire-based software business will use the £10k boost, shared with sister company imio Software Solutions, to accelerate its research and development programme with support from the...