Global innovation hub Sensor City is positioning Liverpool City Region as an international leader in Industry 4.0 with a cohort of new tenants. The latest organisations to call Sensor City home are, Visual5d (V5D), Render Nation, Nova, Pulse Systems, Sensicon and Aerodrums.    Having worked with construction giants Kier, Balfour Beattie, Morgan Sindall and...

The Financial Times has listed LCR 4.0 as one of its ‘Top 100 European digital champions. The business support programme – which is part-funded by ERDF – has supported nearly 200 local manufacturing SMEs since its launch in November 2016 and continues to engage with...

Liverpool 5G Consortium received £3.5 million from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports (DCMS) 5G Testbeds and Trials programme, to help deliver the government’s 5G strategy.   The consortium led by LCR 4.0 Delivery partner, Sensor City, includes: Blu Wireless Technology, AIMES, Inventya, DefProc, Digicredis, CGA Simulation,...

Date: 07/06/2018 Technologies: Simulation Sector: Manufacturing Primary partner: Sensor City Background The way we live has changed dramatically over the last century, but the way we say goodbye hasn’t. With endless technology at our fingertips and the ability to make things greener and fairer for future generations, two local entrepreneurs...

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...

The student talent solution to new industrial challenges           Liverpool John Moores University recently welcomed over 40 businesses to the ‘Solving Industrial challenges’ event this month. Local businesses across Merseyside and students who were looking to enhance their learning experience by engaging with industry solving...