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. [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="http://lcr4.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/LCR-4.0-Hartree-WaveReach.mp4"][/video]...

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. [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="http://lcr4.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/LCR-4.0-Hartree-Wadaro.mp4"][/video]...

Continuously discussed amongst manufacturers within the UK and across the globe, the skills gap is a growing concern for many as the type of skills needed for smart factories are tough to source yet in high demand. The manufacturing sector is increasingly adopting industry 4.0 technologies...

LCR 4.0 was recently invited to join a new government backed task force to help tackle the UK’s lag in productivity so that we can continue to compete against our European and global competitors. Simon Reid from the Liverpool City Region LEP attended the inaugural NWBLT/...

Sci-Tech Daresbury has been hailed as the science campus making the most significant contribution to innovation in the UK. The recognition came at the prestigious UK Science Park Association (UKSPA) member awards, held recently in York when Sci-Tech Daresbury picked up the award for “setting the...

Thursday 18th May 2017 saw LJMU host the Women and the 4th Industrial Revolution event in Liverpool, where guests including Girl Geeks, Energy Fairies, Vauxhall Motors and Women in Engineering came together to discuss the barriers and opportunities for women in the industry. Prof Ahmed Al-Shamma’a...

Showcasing computing and gaming technology and the potential impact on industry An exciting event was carried out by the dedicated Computing and Gaming department at LJMU based in Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET) with support from the LCR4.0 team at LJMU. The event was held...

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,...

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...