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...

  Driving competitiveness and productivity of UK industry through digitalisation Digital Manufacturing is already here - but is your business ready to take full advantage and be at the forefront of this exciting new era? On the 30th & 31st October 2017, the third Digitalising Manufacturing Conference is...

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/...

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...