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

What is a digital strategy?

Andrew Borland, Industrial Engagement Manager for the Virtual Engineering Centre Defining what a “digital strategy”…

4 months ago

Five leading research centres to deliver £4m SME digital strategy support

New Project Will Close the Digital Gap between SMEs and Larger Businesses The group of…

8 months ago

SportScientia launches smart insole for football players

SportScientia, a UK and Singapore based sports technology company sought the help of us here…

12 months ago

New Liverpool electric vehicle firm to bring 250 jobs to area

Liverpool-based firm EV Range Extender has announced new tech which it hopes will cure ‘range…

12 months ago

How IoT Is Revolutionising Business For SMEs

Dr Joanne Phoenix, Business Development Manager at Sensor City, an LCR4.0 partner, discussed the importance…

12 months ago

Business support programme assists almost 200 hi-tech firms

LCR 4.0, was proud to have helped almost 200 tech firms in the manufacturing space…

1 year ago

LCR 4.0 set to generate £31m GVA and 955 jobs over next three years

LCR 4.0, a part ERDF funded business support programme for the manufacturing sector, has created…

1 year ago

Medical Manufacturer brings the operating theatre to life with new VR Tool

St Helens-based surgical simulation product design and manufacturer Inovus Medical (Inovus) is transforming medical training…

1 year ago

LCR 4.0 makes digital transformation a piece of cake for the Nursery Kitchen

The Nursery Kitchen, a provider of wholesome and home cooked meals for children in day…

1 year ago

Industry 4.0 technology leads to record breaking £3-million turnover increase at Hi-Tech Steel

St Helens-based steel stockholder and processor company Hi-Tech Steel Services (HTSS) has seen a £3-million…

1 year ago

Liverpool start-up secures £2m 3D printing contract through LCR 4.0

Liverpool software start-up Connect 4.0 has secured a £2-million (€2.2-million) contract for its augmented reality…

1 year ago

Robots are taking over Liverpool’s jobs – here’s why it’s not all bad news

LCR 4.0 featured in an article in the Liverpool Echo discussing the benefits of robotics…