TOP STORIES FROM LIVERPOOL THIS WEEK
High-value Sony deals, multi-million-pound success stories, life-changing apps and even more big ships on the horizon.
Once again, a single week’s news confirms Liverpool City Region’s strengths across a whole gamut of major global industries.
We’ve got partnerships with multinational corporations, international art festivals, investment boosts and booming jobs. Read on for more and follow the links for full details. Liverpool City Region is riding high on a wave of new success.
Employment figures across the Liverpool City Region show no sign of slowing down, according to new research, with an “outstanding rate of growth” marking a “significant milestone” in the region’s development. READ MORE.
FIRESPRITE’S ‘PERSISTENCE’ SPARKS MAJOR SONY DEAL
Sony have snapped up an exclusive licence and distribution agreement for Liverpool based Firesprite’s sci-fi game ‘The Persistence’. Read the story and watch the mesmerising trailer. READ MORE
£550M-WORTH OF SCHEMES – IN SAFE HANDS
Liverpool’s based construction safety consultancy specialists, Project Four, is working on more than £550m worth of schemes right across the UK. READ MORE.
£1.3M ‘TELE-PHARMACY’ CREATES 30 NEW JOBS
Fusing medical services with the latest AI tech, Liverpool’s Now Pharmacy launch recruitment drive to deal with demand, thanks to their revolutionary repeat prescription app. READ MORE
£7M INVESTMENT BOOST SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
New facilities. More jobs. Bold expansion. All these things are keeping University of Liverpool’s School of Medicine in world-class health.
MORE BIG SHIPS AHOY!
The Chief Executive of Peel Ports expects to see even more big ships sailing into the port of Liverpool, thanks to the £400m Liverpool 2 container terminal. READ MORE
RECORD VISITORS FLOCK TO LIVERPOOL!
The Liverpool City Region’s visitor economy is now worth more than £4.5bn, supporting 53,500 jobs and attracting 64m visitors a year. READ MORE
COME AND SEE US AT AUTOMECHANIKA
We’re heading to Frankfurt to promote the Liverpool City Region as a fantastic manufacturing investment location, from 11-15 September. READ MORE
SCIENCE CENTRES WELCOME £4M FUND
Two Liverpool City Region science centres have received a share of £13m from the government to help attract new visitors. READ MORE
WORKING TOGETHER WITH CREATIVITY
Liverpool’s dedicated digital companies collaborate on a new film to promote the region’s creative quarter > WATCH FILM
LIVERPOOL UTILISES BLOCKCHAIN TECH TO BECOME WORLD’S FIRST CLIMATE-POSITIVE CITY
Liverpool partners with the Poseidon Foundation to implement plans to offset more than 110% of its total carbon emissions. READ MORE
£100K INVESTMENT FOR LIVERPOOL PUBLISHER
Bestselling book publisher, deCoubertin Books receives £100k from FW Capital Finance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. READ MORE
NEW INTERIM CEO FOR KNOWLEDGE QUARTER DEVELOPMENT COMPANY
Colin Sinclair, CEO of Knowledge Quarter Liverpool, (KQ Liverpool) has accepted the position of Interim Chief Executive of the newly formed Knowledge Quarter Development Company, taking on a dual role. READ MORE
GLOBAL TECH FIRM OPEN ADVANCED FACTORY IN LIVERPOOL
An international developer and manufacturer of coding opened a new, state-of-the-art factory in Liverpool City Region yesterday. READ MORE
PORT OF LIVERPOOL PICKS UP NEW TRANSATLANTIC CONTAINER SERVICE
Liverpool2, Peel Ports’ flagship deep-water container terminal, will soon welcome its largest regular caller to date when 2M, a Maersk and MSC alliance, introduce a new transatlantic container service to the port… READ MORE
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