LCR 4.0

Supporting manufacturing in the Liverpool City Region

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LCR 4.0 brings together world-class, practical support that will transform Liverpool City Region businesses in the manufacturing space.  Part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund, LCR 4.0 aims to create a collaborative community that connects SMEs to expertise and support from key knowledge assets in the region.  

By exploring the challenges and opportunities of Industry 4.0 together, LCR 4.0 helps businesses to increase productivity and de-risk innovation.

What support is available?

The dedicated team helps businesses explore the potential of Industry 4.0 technologies by providing support ranging from research and development, knowledge transfer and the acceleration of ideas from concept through to commercialisation.

We provide advice and guidance on the potential impact of Industry 4.0, including:

  • Mass-customisation of products to suit customer demands
  • Real-time data on processes and equipment.
  • More efficient maintenance
  • Accelerated development of better products
  • Greater resource efficiency
  • Reduced overheads
  • Opportunities to access new markets and supply chains

Am I eligible for LCR 4.0 support?

LCR 4.0 supports SMEs engaged in manufacturing and the supply chain (including big science, life sciences, advanced manufacturing, low carbon and renewable technologies and digital and creative industries) within Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens, Wirral, Halton and Knowsley.

To access LCR 4.0 support:

For more information about how LCR 4.0 can help your business to unleash the potential of Industry 4.0, visit the LCR 4.0 website.

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If you think your business would benefit from support or funding, get in touch and we’ll help you work things out.

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