Updating and digitising one of our biggest traditional sectors.
When it comes to manufacturing, Liverpool City Region is home to a rich abundance of smaller and larger companies who have enjoyed national and global success. No wonder the likes of Jaguar Land Rover, Unilever, Pilkington and Astra Zeneca have all chosen to set down roots in the region – bringing with them employment opportunities and world class expertise.
The sector is a mix of traditional industries with cutting-edge modern manufacturing; industrial digital technology companies sit alongside clean growth businesses. It Growth Platform’s job to boost innovation, increase employment levels and develop a global platform and reputation for the industry.
We provide you with the opportunity to:
- Access the region’s industrial and digital technologies (IDT) ecosystem – which includes the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), Sensor City, STFC Hartree and our higher education institutions – to give your company a competitive advantage
- Work with us and local experts to boost your organisations skills and growth potential
- Take part in initiatives that promote the region’s manufacturing community locally, nationally and internationally – one of these being via Digital Manufacturing Week
- Shape your organisations digital future by providing access to specialist programmes like LCR 4.0 Start
Sector Support Programmes and Funding
The NatWest Accelerator supports and empowers UK entrepreneurs to scale their businesses to the next level.
Who's it for?
- High growth businesses with ambitions to expand
LJMU Graduate Futures
Provides practical, financial and developmental support through which SMEs can capitalise on the skills and knowledge that degree-level talent can bring to bear on business challenges.
Who's it for?
- Liverpool City Region SMEs
Latest Sector News
Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram officially launches LCR Connect – delivering ultrafast digital infrastructure to the Liverpool City Region
Latest Sector Events
Made Smarter Innovation: Ecosystem of UK Manufacturing Hubs & Accelerators
Digital Manufacturing Week
Additive Manufacturing Workshop – Expression of Interest
Find out more about Advanced Manufacturing
Speak to a sector expert