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Below is a showcase of some of the programme’s biggest announcements and successes.
2 months ago

LCR4.0 generates over £121m in GVA as it drives innovation and economic growth for SMEs in the LCR and beyond

LCR4.0 was an ERDF-funded initiative (European Regional Development Fund), driving the growth of the manufacturing…

7 months ago

LCR4.0 Holistic supports over 50% more start-ups as a catalyst for Business Growth and Innovation

Since launching in the summer of 2020, LCR4.0 Holistic has been making great strides in…

10 months ago

The Top 3 uses of Artificial Intelligence in Marketing

AI technology, alternatively known as Artificial Intelligence was once an idea or concept which lived…

11 months ago

Blog: 5 Digital Trends for 2023

As we enter another year, the VEC looks ahead at our digital technology predictions for…

11 months ago

LCR business survey launch

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has commissioned a review of the business support landscape…

1 year ago

LCR4.0 Holistic: Wave of Innovation

The LCR4.0 Holistic team at the Virtual Engineering Centre teamed up with the Port City…

1 year ago

3 Steps for becoming Net Positive

Carbon Neutral and Net Zero are well-recognised terms that have been building on the pressure…

1 year ago

LCR4 START supports over 140 businesses and 50 start-ups after just 2 years

Since the launch of the LCR4 START project in late 2019, the ERDF project has…

1 year ago

UK Heritage leaders unite to adopt Deep Tech as a driver for levelling up through digital heritage

On the 14th June 2022 the Virtual Engineering Centre launched our partnership and unique strategic…

2 years ago

Ground-breaking collaboration to place Liverpool at the heart of Digital World Heritage

St George’s Hall and the Virtual Engineering Centre pilot projects aim to create a digital…

2 years ago

The 6 Components of a Digital Strategy

Every successful business will have a strategy; it starts with the question of why you…

2 years ago

Gender Balance: Dr Angela Walsh Q&A

BACKGROUND My undergraduate degree was in Chemistry. After industrial placements in Sweden and Iceland, I…