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University of Liverpool is a UK centrefor world-leading Computer Science research
One of Top 25 high performance computing systems in the world
Most filmed UK city outside London
UNESCO has awarded Liverpool ‘City of Music’ status
Iconic creative talent thrives in local film and television companies, such as Hurricane Films, Lime Pictures and LA Productions and a host of independent content providers. Plans for new studio complex will add to film and TV credentials that make the Liverpool City Region one of Europe’s leading creative hubs. We are increasingly popular with film-makers and according to the Liverpool Film Office it is now the most filmed city in the UK outside London.
Many elements of the UK’s Industrial Strategy that will power Industry 4.0 are at the heart of the research and development being carried out at Sci-Tech Daresbury. Located between Liverpool and Manchester, Daresbury is central to the UK’s industrial digitisation and home to several world-class research centres.
Latest Creative, Digital & Tech news
LIVERPOOL SEES 150% INCREASE FOR DIGITAL VC INVESTMENT IN TECH NATION’S LATEST REPORT
The results are in from this year’s Tech Nation report and there’s great news for Liverpool. The Tech Nation Report has been the UK’s state of the nation on tech since 2015. The report provides a look into the UK’s tech ecosystem, exploring the drivers of economic growth within the sector.
Digital & Creative Board makes key appointments to drive sector forward
Key players from the digital and creative sector including Facebook and ITV alongside local companies specialising in video game technology, Internet of Things (IoT) and Immersive Tech have joined the Liverpool City Region Digital & Creative Board.
£500K to develop immersive Shaun the Sheep experience in China
The University of Liverpool’s Centre for Architecture and Visual Arts (CAVA) secured more than £500,000 funding to develop an immersive Shaun the Sheep experience in China for Aardman…
Liverpool City Region Tech Firm bought by US giant in £20m deal
A firm in Liverpool City Region which specialises in video feedback technology has been bought by an American multi-national in a deal worth £20m. American based management company Medallia will acquire LivingLens for approximately $26m. The acquisition is expected to be completed by the end of the month. LivingLens uses video signals and then analyses […]
TECH START-UP BOOM
Newly released figures show that the number of Liverpool City Region new tech start-ups has soared in the past year.
Draw & Code Kick Off 2020 By Announcing a New CEO – Spencer Crossley
Liverpool City Region’s Draw & Code, the immersive technology studio behind augmented reality video game and toy SwapBots, have announced a new CEO. Spencer Crossley, formerly of Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment
150 NEW TECH JOBS AS SHOP DIRECT REBRAND TO ‘THE VERY GROUP’
Liverpool City Region headquartered Shop Direct has announced it will create hundreds of new jobs after officially changing its name and identity to The Very Group.