Are you a start-up, or established player, who would like to showcase your innovative solutions to manufacturers? KTN and Innovate UK family have joined up with The Manufacturer to support this year’s Digital Manufacturing Week Smart Factory Expo in Liverpool on the 14th and 15th November...

Agricultural technologies (agri-tech) company, Farm Urban, is boosting efficiency in urban food production across the Liverpool City Region with its new smart sensor. Farm Urban installs and manages innovative, high-tech urban farms to produce low cost food in a sustainable and cost-effective way. The company worked with...

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the billions of ‘smart’ devices – anything from cars, to home appliances – that can connect to a network to collect and share data. In a time when Industry 4.0, or the fourth industrial revolution (4IR), is thriving, it’s no...

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...

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...

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...