KQ Liverpool Innovation Services

KQ Liverpool works to link up like-minded cultural and commercial organisations, academics, clinicians and scientists, to promote the world-class innovation that exists within Liverpool City Region.

This active collaboration is delivered through a number of bespoke initiatives, which are helping to drive inward investment into KQ Liverpool, grow a network of advocates for our world-class innovation district and prioritise the sustainability agenda.

KQ Base

KQ Base is the KQ Liverpool soft-landing programme which aims to de-risk inward investment for those companies looking to expand their business presence to the UK market for the first time.

Designed with global businesses at its heart, KQ Base will help companies to establish a strong business presence in Liverpool City Region and set-up home within our world-leading innovation district, via the provision of a bespoke package of financial support and business resources.

The KQ Base soft-landing package will alleviate many relocation unknowns, by providing businesses with a six month period of financial incentives when taking workspace within KQ Liverpool, at Liverpool Science Park or Sensor City, as well as with a tailor-made support package including free business advice, professional guidance and local market insight.

The expert support will be delivered by nine leading financial, legal, marketing and skills providers including DLA Piper, Growth Platform, RSM UK, Western Union, Agent Academy, Agent Marketing, Downtown in Business, Active Profile and the Local Growth Hub.

KQ Grow

KQ Grow is a bespoke business support programme designed to facilitate growth in the heart of KQ Liverpool.

The programme has been designed to give existing KQ Liverpool* businesses the support they need to grow and thrive here in the KQ Liverpool Innovation District.

Bespoke to each business, through the support of the KQ Grow Expert Advisors, the programme is intended to fill any gaps in resource or knowledge with expert advice and guidance.

It will also ensure our businesses are better connected to the wider business community across Liverpool. Businesses will have access to a wide range of business support, professional guidance and local knowledge, provided by the KQ Grow Expert Advisors.

From marketing advice, to legal clinics or even access to the Liverpool City Region’s talent pipeline – businesses will have access to a whole range of support. The KQ Grow Expert Advisors include: Agent Academy, USP Creative, Growth Platform, Professional Liverpool, RSM, Liverpool John Moores University, University of Liverpool, Taylor Wessing and Barclays.

*Gateway policy applies.

KQ Reward

KQ Reward is a community referral scheme providing tiered rewards for successful introductions of new customers to KQ Liverpool.

Individuals participating in the KQ Reward scheme will be incentivised with vouchers worth up to £500, in return for recommending an inbound business which goes on to sign a lease at either Liverpool Science Park or Sensor City.

Company originated recommendations will receive the equivalent value of reward as a referral fee.The KQ Reward Community Referral Scheme will reward any individual or company that successfully refers a new customer to us. Upon completion of the recommended organisation signing a new licence or lease at Liverpool Science Park or Sensor City, individuals will receive a voucher or gift card, in line with the below breakdown:

£50 Land Coffee voucher – for licenses for a co-working desk, virtual office or mail handing services, with a minimum term of one year
£250 John Lewis gift card – for leases/licenses between 50-500 sq ft, with a minimum term of one year
£500 John Lewis gift card – for leases/licenses of 500 sq ft or more, with a minimum term of two years

Successful referrals made by companies (i.e. a networking organisation or existing customer) will receive the equivalent value of reward as a referral fee.

Terms and conditions apply*

Get in touch to find out more about any of our KQ Liverpool initiatives