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...

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,...

On the 14th of March 2017 Simon Reid of the Liverpool City Region LEP attended a roundtable at the House of Commons on behalf of the LCR 4.0 partners. The event, held by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), was invitation...

The applications are in and the IoTUK Boost Pilot participants are selected! Please join us for the launch event of the LoRaWAN network in the Liverpool City Region and hear from Stream Technologies regarding their award-winning IoT-X platform which will be providing the connectivity for...

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...

Leading industry event, The Manufacturer Live, is coming to Liverpool. Made up of a series of interlocking events which will form Digital Manufacturing Week, SMEs will have the opportunity to meet over 4,000 of the UK's high-growth manufacturers, key manufacturing OEM’s, industrial accelerators, hardware-startups, finance...

Date: Wednesday 01 March 2017 (08.00 – 09.45) Location: Liverpool Science Park (IC1 in Liverpool’s Knowledge Quarter ) Could your business benefit from specialist support and a grant of £3,000? If you are a manufacturing company in the North West you may not be aware that grant funding is...