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Extra support for Activate companies

As part of our ongoing support for companies that have gone through Activate, we are offering all alumni businesses an additional suite of workshops to help overcome the issues that companies have told us that they are facing. Having run two successful courses we are currently recruiting for the final one kicking off on the...

Branded Items Group’s top three tips for growing your business in Liverpool City Region
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Branded Items Group’s top three tips for growing your business in Liverpool City Region

Branded Items Group is a multi-award-winning family-owned business, providing promotional goods and branded merchandise for companies in the UK and beyond. Based in St Helens, Branded Items Group have seen significant growth in the past few years, thanks in part to the support they have received from across the region. In this blog, Directors Steve Fairhurst...

LCR’s top tech businesses will see significant growth in 2020 with a 65% predicted revenue increase, says new report
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LCR’s top tech businesses will see significant growth in 2020 with a 65% predicted revenue increase, says new report

Activate’s newly launched LCR Tech Climbers Report 2019, aims to put LCR on the map as a tech destination, and celebrate the city region’s growing tech scene   Liverpool City Region’s top tech businesses are predicting an impressive 65% revenue increase on last year, according to the 2019 LCR Tech Climbers report, launched by LCR Activate, in association with Praetura Ventures.  The LCR Tech Climbers report, which launched this week, aims to put LCR...

FindOut Digital
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FindOut Digital

Name: Findout Digital Technologies: UX Sector: Immersive Partner: LJMU Findout Digital was founded in August 2018 by Ben Sprung and Elisse Jones who – after a working in London in the digital space – decided to make roots in the Northern tech landscape. The driving force behind Findout Digital, the first User Research lab of...

University launches cutting-edge immersive training room for nurses with support of fast-growing local business
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University launches cutting-edge immersive training room for nurses with support of fast-growing local business

Immersive Interactive have worked with the university to create and install a bespoke cloud-based immersive experience Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is officially launching a new, cutting-edge immersive training room as part of its Adult Nursing programme in order to give students the experience of delivering clinical care under realistic, and high-pressure conditions. The immersive...

Only 15% of healthcare apps meet minimum safety standards, says leading Liverpool City Region tech business
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Only 15% of healthcare apps meet minimum safety standards, says leading Liverpool City Region tech business

Research by ORCHA, the world’s leading health app evaluation and advisor organisation, has revealed that only 15% of healthcare apps available for download meet minimum standards set by their review process. ORCHA monitor and evaluate healthcare apps available online, looking at 260 factors of individual apps covering performance and compliance, including clinical effectiveness, user experience, and...

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Activate launches alumni programme

Are you looking for business support to help accelerate growth? LCR Activate has kicked off the first of its three cohorts of alumni businesses receiving additional support through the programme. The alumni programme supports businesses in taking the next step in their business growth and is delivered across three half day sessions. The theme of...

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Innovate UK Smart Grants: July 2019

Opportunity to apply for a share of up to £25 million to deliver ambitious or disruptive R&D innovations that can make a significant impact on the UK economy. Competition opens: Thursday 25 July 2019 Competition closes: Wednesday 16 October 2019 12:00pm Smart is the new name for Innovate UK’s ‘Open grant funding’ programme. Innovate UK, part of...

LCR Activate launch the inaugural Tech Climbers 2019 list, showcasing the fastest growing tech scale-ups in Liverpool City Region
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LCR Activate launch the inaugural Tech Climbers 2019 list, showcasing the fastest growing tech scale-ups in Liverpool City Region

LCR Activate, in association with Praetura Ventures and Business Cloud, has launched the inaugural LCR Tech Climbers 2019 list, celebrating the fastest-growing and most innovative tech scale-ups in Liverpool City Region. Judges from LCR Activate and Praetura Ventures considered nominations from businesses which demonstrate significant operations in LCR to create the list of 35 finalists....

Award winning Liverpool business wins funding for world’s first mental health app for sexual violence trauma
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Award winning Liverpool business wins funding for world’s first mental health app for sexual violence trauma

Award winning Liverpool tech business KRTS International has received £10,000 funding from LCR Activate to develop what is believed to be a world first mental health support app for survivors of sexual violence trauma, Moving Forward After Sexual Violence. Founded by chartered psychologist Cath Kerr and trauma therapist, Dr Liz Royle, KRTS International offers innovative...