We have a number of podcasts which dive into industry further, discussing the 9 pillars as well as meeting those behind LCR 4.0, including the partners and SMEs!   We find out from LCR 4.0 programme manager how VR is used, not only to design new machinery,...

Background Valuechain digitalises manufacturing businesses to improve productivity, collaboration and competitiveness. Valuechain’s smart software solutions streamline business processes and capture data from people, plant and processes to generate real-time business and supply chain intelligence.   Approaching LCR 4.0 Valuechain approached LCR 4.0 in order to collaborate on a platform...

Background Acorn2Oak Innovation Solutions Ltd is a provider of innovative manufacturing solutions with a focus on manufacturing and product developments using advanced carbon fibre composite solutions. In order to conceptualise a virtual factory to prove the concept of an innovative carbon fibre production line, Acorn2Oak required expert...

A multi-award winning company based within the Liverpool Science Park, Ultamation specialise in home automation solutions. These are used to manage the controls for your heating, lighting, energy, security and Audio Video, such as music playing throughout a number of rooms within your house. Focusing on...

An innovative SME involved in Manchester’s CityVerve project is helping to enhance motorist safety in the North West. Technology start-up firm, Satsafe develops ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) telematics devices, more commonly known as in-vehicle black boxes, that are already being increasingly used by insurance firms and...

Based at the the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) Campus Technology Hub, Daresbury, Satsafe are a technology start-up company developing a range of aftermarket in-vehicle devices to improve safety and security of road users. Satsafe’s products include in-vehicle ‘black-box’ devices and it’s flagship product TelematiCam...

Magnex Exercise Technology create and design a unique range of intelligent, multiexercise machines based on a patented resistance engine that has the potential to completely replace existing, weight-based exercise systems. The machine’s compact, multi-exercise functionality requires less space than conventional weight-based machines, whilst also increasing...

Air Quality Research Ltd (AQR) cleans fluids using a sustainable, environment friendly and cost effective approach. They develop novel chemical-free, energy-saving products for bacteria control and reducing chemical contamination, providing safe fluids for use in the home and industry. To clean water as effectively as...