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/...

Sci-Tech Daresbury has been hailed as the science campus making the most significant contribution to innovation in the UK. The recognition came at the prestigious UK Science Park Association (UKSPA) member awards, held recently in York when Sci-Tech Daresbury picked up the award for “setting the...

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,...

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...

This event marks the launch of the University-wide theme on the topic of Digital. The day will bring together academics and industrial partners working on a variety of topics relevant for this theme. Please register to attend - the event is free of charge. Why attend? From...

Between the 30th January and 2nd February 2017, the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, United Arab Emirates welcomed over 4000 exhibitors to showcase the very latest technology within the healthcare Industry. This is the second largest global healthcare exhibition and offered learning and relationship...

Andrew Borland has joined the Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) as commercialisation manager. In his role, Andrew will be supporting the LCR 4.0 project team and clients, and the VEC's technical team on all aspects of commercial development, intellectual property protection and technology licensing. Previously IP business manager at the University of Liverpool’s...