Technical innovation centre, Sensor City, has launched a competition to give SMEs the chance to win a fast-track growth package worth up to £10,000.   Announced at the AWS User Group Meet-Up, the package is designed to help start-up and small businesses scale, boost competitive advantage and...

Time is running out to register for fully-funded support from LCR 4.0, a part ERDF-funded support programme helping SMEs in the manufacturing space embrace Industry 4.0 technologies. To date, LCR 4.0 has helped over 197 SMEs in Liverpool, Knowsley, Halton, St Helens, Sefton and Wirral explore...

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...

For Digital Manufacturing Week, the LCR 4.0 project teamed up with Invest Liverpool to bring audiences an exciting Solutions Theatre that discussed all topics relating to new and digital technologies, the challenges for manufacturing and how we are overcoming these. We had a range of speakers...

Sensor City’s dedicated LCR 4.0 team has grown recently thanks to the appointment of two female engineers. Electronics Engineer, Zipporah Mayik, has joined the team to help Liverpool city region businesses embrace digital technologies which will strengthen and ultimately futureproof their operations. With a background in IoT applications,...

Leading manufacturer, Beverston Engineering, is boosting manufacturing capabilities with the development of a new, innovative Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) CNC system.   Beverston Engineering specialises in the prototyping and manufacture of state-of-the-art engineering components for a wide range of industries including aerospace, oil and gas and...

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...