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LCR weekly business news round-up: 01.12.2017

Here’s a quick round-up of some of the most important business stories for the Liverpool City region this week

New report: The Scale, Scope and Value of the Liverpool City Region Social Economy

The Liverpool City Region has a well-established reputation for social innovation. This report provides an overview of the scale, scope and value of the social economy in the Liverpool City Region, conducted between October 2016 and June 2017 through research conducted between October 2016 and June 2017.

Liverpool City Region SMEs triumph at The Manufacturer Live

The UK’s leading manufacturing industry publication, The Manufacturer, brought its dynamic series of events to Liverpool City Region for the first time in November 2017, leaving its Birmingham roots for the North West.

Professional Liverpool celebrates exceptional year

Professional Liverpool, the organisation which promotes professional excellence in the Liverpool City Region, marked a hugely successful year at its Annual General Meeting on Thursday 23rd November.

Sci-Tech Daresbury brings £163 million boost to UK economy

Sci-Tech Daresbury is a major generator for investment and employment in the UK, according to a report which has revealed that the science campus is worth an estimated £163 million to the national economy – drawing praise from government.

Sci-Tech Daresbury aims to build on success

ONE of the UK’s leading science and innovation campuses, Sci-Tech Daresbury, has submitted a planning application for the speculative development of a new 42,000 sq. ft. grade A office complex.

Liverpool to play leading role in new UK National Biofilms Innovation Centre

The University of Liverpool is to play a leading role in a new UK centre of excellence for biofilms research announced today as part of the Government’s Industrial Strategy.