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Find out what’s going on throughout the Knowledge Quarter and the wider city.

1 in 4 Liverpool City Region Businesses Supported by Activate Develop new Successful Products

One in four businesses supported by Activate, the Liverpool City Region’s leading support programme for the digital and creative sectors, have successfully pioneered a new innovative product or service as a result of their involvement with the programme.
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14th December 2018/by Sally Bloor

Global Liverpool a hit in India

A record number of leading digital firms from Liverpool has headed to Delhi for the India-UK Future Tech festival.
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10th December 2018/by Sally Bloor

LCR 4.0 Supports Almost 200 SMEs and Creates Over 20 Jobs

Business support programme LCR 4.0 has helped 197 SMEs in the manufacturing space and created over 22 new high-value jobs across Liverpool City Region, since launching two years ago.
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23rd November 2018/by Sally Bloor

Government Urged to Prioritise Place-Based-Investment to Increase National Productivity

Knowledge Quarter Liverpool has joined with leading innovation districts from across the UK to urge the government to channel investment into mature and growing innovation districts.
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12th November 2018/by Sally Bloor

Accor Hotels set for Paddington Village

Liverpool City Council has announced it has selected Accor Hotels for a joint Novotel hotel and aparthotel for its £1bn Paddington Village scheme.
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2nd November 2018/by Sally Bloor

Liverpool start-up uses Industry 4.0 technology to create customisable eco-coffins

Liverpool start-up Koffin is tackling rising funeral costs by using advanced material testing and 3D printing technology to help create its first batch of customisable eco-coffins.
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31st October 2018/by Sally Bloor

PPI Announces Rutherford Diagnostics HQ in Liverpool

Medical innovation in the UK was given a significant boost today with the announcement that an advanced diagnostics centre is to be built in Liverpool.
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18th October 2018/by Sally Bloor

Ground Breaking Celebrations for RCP’s new Liverpool Home

Work has begun on The Spine - the Royal College of Physicians’ new £35m northern headquarters in Liverpool - with a ceremony to mark the breaking of the ground upon which it will be built.
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16th October 2018/by Sally Bloor

£5m boost for University’s Digital Innovation Factory

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has agreed to provide £5 million funding, from its Single Investment Fund, for a new University development that could create more than 400 jobs.
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31st July 2018/by Sally Bloor

Sensor city welcomes raft of new tenants as industry 4.0 race hots up

Technical innovation centre, Sensor City, is working towards making Liverpool City Region the go-to location for Industry 4.0 technologies with a host of new tenants.
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31st July 2018/by Sally Bloor

Liverpool in New York

A Liverpool City Region delegation heads to the US this week on a mission with the dual aim of attracting inward investment and boosting tourism.
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23rd July 2018/by Sally Bloor
Colin Sinclair CEO

Interim Chief Executive Appointment for new development company

Following a formal recruitment process, Colin Sinclair, CEO of Knowledge Quarter Liverpool (KQ Liverpool), has taken up the dual role of Interim CEO of the newly formed Knowledge Quarter Development Company.
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19th July 2018/by Sally Bloor