International tech firms take Sci-Tech Daresbury space

12th October 2020

A pair of international technology companies have taken space at Liverpool City Region’s Sci-Tech Daresbury.

Sci-Tech Daresbury Aerial 2020

FactoryTalk is a software and services company based in Bangkok, specialising in Industry 4.0 services for pharmaceutical manufacturing.

The company currently has 35 employees globally and its expansion is part of a move to operate within the UK market and time zone.

Tangent Works was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Gooik, Belgium. The AI firm helps automate the process of building machine learning models for forecasting and anomaly detection applications.

Sci-Tech Daresbury is a private-public joint-venture partnership between Langtree, the Science and Technology Facilities Council and Halton Borough Council.

John Downes, group chief executive of Langtree and chair of the Sci-Tech Daresbury joint venture company, said: “The campus’ status as a global leader in science and innovation continues to attract businesses from around the globe.

“We are thrilled by the arrival of FactoryTalk and Tangent Works – their presence on site is representative of our ambition to bring together enterprising young companies to enjoy support and collaboration opportunities on the campus and builds on the strong clusters we have at Sci-Tech Daresbury in data analytics, AI, and Industry 4.0 technologies.”

12th October 2020