Category: Industry News

Studio Space at LSP

  As the pace of development around Liverpool’s Knowledge Quarter goes up another gear, so does the need for a versatile, local facility to showcase the city region’s best and brightest minds. To cater for this growing demand, Liverpool Science Park (LSP) launched its own multi-purpose event space in the Autumn of last year. To… Read more »

Bring a Postgraduate Research (PGR) Student into your business – no cost

The University of Liverpool looks to support the business community, in a whole host of ways. As part of this on-going commitment, they can offer companies the opportunity to take advantage of the expertise and skills, of a University of Liverpool PGR student. As part of their ongoing personal development, PGR Students are expected to secure… Read more »

EIC and Catapult Launch Action Plan to Unleash Innovation in the Energy Sector

Gas and electricity networks are adopting innovations from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) into business as usual but there is still work to be done. This is one of the conclusions from the Energy Innovation Centre’s (EIC) and the Energy Systems Catapult’s latest research findings, launched today at Utility Week Live.  Backed by the EIC’s… Read more »

Healthcare project to help SMEs across the City Region

Liverpool City Region businesses could benefit from a £3.5 million project aimed at helping small and medium sized businesses develop innovative products and services for the health and care sector. Businesses will be able to gain access to a raft of support from the project called Health Enterprise Hub – Innovation Exchange, which is funded… Read more »

FameLab 2017 Competition

On Wednesday 8th February, FameLab 2017 will be taking place at LJMU’s Centre for Entrepreneurship. FameLab 2017 is a science communications competition which is hoping to find the next big star of the scientific world – think Brian Cox or Alice Roberts! If you are interested in applying and want to share your passion for… Read more »

Sensor City Announced as Internet of Things Partners

Our friends at Sensor City has been selected as one of six partners to help lead on the development of Internet of Things (IoT) enabled services and applications for UK SMEs and entrepreneurs. Working in partnership with Stream Technologies, Sensor City will be implementing a low power Long Range Wide Area Network (LoRaWAN) within the Liverpool… Read more »

LCR4.0 set to shape the future of manufacturing in Liverpool

A new business support programme, which is the first of its kind in the country, has launched in the Liverpool City Region to help manufacturers take advantage of the opportunities associated with the current revolution in digital technologies. With funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), LCR4.0 will allow local businesses the access to… Read more »

Landmark medical deal ‘Key Moment for Northern Powerhouse’

Liverpool has been chosen as the new Northern headquarters for one of the world’s most renowned medical institutions – The Royal College of Physicians (RCP). In a landmark investment deal hailed as a key moment for the future of the Northern Powerhouse, the RCP, which was founded in 1518 by Henry VIII, is to establish… Read more »

ic1 tenant Innove Solutions, develops wayfinding app for hospitals

Liverpool Science Park tenant, Innove Solutions, has created a wayfinding app to help patients and visitors negotiate their way around hospitals. Developed in partnership with Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, the free App displays photographs of the hospital along with instructions on how to get to each department. It can also function without an internet… Read more »

Sensor tech on the radar at Liverpool Science Park

Businesses will have the first opportunity to be part of a £15m sensor tech project launching at Liverpool Science Park. Liverpool’s Sensor City project has moved into the city’s science park ahead of the opening of the new facility on Copperas Hill in 2017. It means sensor tech businesses will be able to access leading… Read more »