Virtual Engineering Centre

Enhancing your capability through virtual innovation

Listen to our Podcasts

We have a number of podcasts which dive into Industry 4.0 further, discussing the 9 pillars as well as meeting those behind LCR 4.0, including partners and SMEs! 

Viewpoint: Deciphering the Budget by Dr Andy Levers

Liverpool City Region has welcomed the positive announcements from last week’s Budget, which include a new approach to developing tech start-ups and a focus on improving connectivity across the board.

Liverpool City Region SMEs triumph at the Manufacturer Live 2017

The UK’s leading manufacturing industry publication, The Manufacturer, brought its dynamic series of events to the Liverpool City Region for the first time in November 2017, leaving its Birmingham roots for the North West.

Ultamation break new ground with Augmented Reality user interface

While Ultamation develop their business as one of the global leaders in delivering Crestron solutions, they continue to innovate in order to enhance their standard products.

LCR 4.0 on track to transform the future of Manufacturing in Liverpool City Region

One year on since launch, LCR 4.0 has been successful in bringing together and providing practical support to almost 100 Liverpool City Region businesses in the manufacturing space through digital innovation.

Valuechain collaborate with the VEC to create immersive Industry 4.0 experience

Valuechain, a software company that improves business productivity through digitalisation, announced their collaboration with Virtual Engineering Centre, to launch the DNA4.0 Smart Factory, at the Manufacturer Live, in Liverpool on November 15th. LCR4.0, an ERDF funded project has created a... Continue Reading →

The Liverpool Metro Mayor visits the Virtual Engineering Centre

Liverpool Metro Mayor, Steve Rotheram undertook a digital tour at the University of Liverpool on Wednesday 6th September 2017.

Hands on VR workshop at the Virtual Engineering Centre

As VR is moving from a cutting edge technology to a mainstream design tool the award winning team at VEC is providing a series of two-day hands on workshops to help Liverpool City Region companies’ recognise the value of VR as an extension to their existing CAD and digital design toolbox.

Could your industry benefit from Virtual Reality?

Virtual reality often appears in today’s news and media, taking the world by storm. Mainly associated with gaming, virtual reality (or VR) is starting to creep into a whole range of industries as more and more businesses are learning of the true potential and benefits this technology can offer.

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