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Growing businesses through emerging tech.

Activate is a support and funding programme for helping digital and creative small and medium-sized businesses in the Liverpool City Region to grow.

Through knowledge transfer, hands-on support and funding, the programme helps businesses grow using:

– Artificial Intelligence

– Cognitive computing

– Machine learning

– VR & AR

– Big & open data

– Cloud technologies

– High-performance computing

State of the Art VR Activate
Karmarama UX Workshop Activate
Karmarama UX Workshop Activate

Activate has helped us bring SwapBots to market. We have been able to access experts from the world of video games, funding, marketing, UX and user testing.

Phil Charnock, Draw and Code
State of the Art Activate Invisible Flock Hold

The programme is open to businesses with fewer than 250 employees, turnovers less than €50 million (around £44 million) and balance sheets of less than €43 million (around £38 million).

Visit the project website here and find out how Activate can help you.

Activate is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), led by Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and run in partnership with the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT) and the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership.