LCR 4.0: Shaping the manufacturing industry of tomorrow

LCR 4.0 was instrumental in transforming Liverpool City Region’s manufacturing sector through digital innovation. As part of the programme, businesses had access to the expertise, technology and collaboration opportunities they needed to boost productivity and drive innovation.

This website showcases the success of the project and the positive impact it has had on manufacturers in the region.

Success in numbers

£2.6m net GVA
generated to date
80 net jobs created to date
303 businesses supported
246 collaborations
100% Co-operated with
research organisations
86% Enterprises supported in
developing a new product
80%Employment increase among
supported enterprises
54% Enterprises supported in bringing
a new product to market

Case studies

Heap & Partners

Date:
05/04/2018
9 Pillars:
Additive Manufacturing and Augmented Reality
Sector:
Valve Manufacturing

Beverston Engineering

Date:
20/11/2017
9 Pillars:
Internet of Things
Sector:
Engineering & Manufacturing

CNC Robotics

9 Pillars:
Cloud Computing & Systems Integration
Sector:
Advanced Engineering

Valuechain

9 Pillars:
Used Simulation & App Development
Sector:
Manufacturing