Tuesday 3 October / 4pm - 7pm / Screen 1 / FREE, booking required
Join us for the LCR Activate Launch to find out more about how the project will work and how you can be involved as an SME in the digital and creative sector:
The event will consist of two sessions outlining the key themes of the project and relevant case studies followed by a panel Q&A. We will round off the evening with a networking session, giving the opportunity for guests to explore the proposal in more detail with key project members and industry colleagues.
Drinks and nibbles will be provided.
Steve Rotheram, Mayor of Liverpool City Region
Asif Hamid, Chair of Board, The Liverpool City Region LEP
Rachel Higham, Chair of Board, FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology)
Amanda Follit, Head of Digital Operations, Amaze
Paulo Lisboa, Head of Applied Mathmatics, Liverpool John Moores University
Michael Gleaves, Deputy Director, Hartree Centre
What is LCR Activate?
A transformational £5m project led by Liverpool John Moores University in partnership with the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT) and the LCR Local Enterprise Partnership will put Liverpool City Region’s digital and creative sector at the forefront of Artificial Intelligence research and technologies.
LCR Activate is a three-year European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) initiative using AI, Big Data/High Performance Computing, Merging Data and Cloud technologies for the benefit of SMEs in the Liverpool City Region. It will lever the world class capabilities at LJMU, STFC’s Hartree Centre and other key innovation assets, working closely with the Local Growth Hub.