£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.

The project will establish a Digital Innovation Factory (DIF) within the University of Liverpool’s City Centre Campus. It will be a Centre of Excellence in simulation and virtual reality, bringing together complementary areas of research of computer science, robotics, and engineering in which the University has world-class capabilities and enabling engagement with businesses to promote innovation. Read more

The £70m ground-breaking scheme brings industry and academia together in a consortium made up of major glass manufacturers and universities, including Pilkington Glass, British Glass, and the Universities of Liverpool and Leeds - with the aim of putting the UK at the forefront of global glass manufacturing. In early 2018 St Helens was announced as…

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