In conjunction with the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the LCR4.0 team in the Faculty of Engineering & Technology (FET) at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), are hosting an event to demonstrate Industry 4.0 in practice and showcase the benefits of adopting digital technology can bring to industry.

The event aims to:

Demonstrate Industry 4.0 in a practical manner

  • Demonstrate Industry 4.0 in a practical manner
  • Show Industry 4.0 can have cost effective benefits for SMEs

Technologies demonstrated will include:

  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Drones and Sensors
  • Augmented / Virtual Reality
  • Internet of Things
  • Connected robotics
  • Digital metrology


  • 5:00 Registration and Refreshments
  • 5:30 Welcome and Introductions Sensor City
  • 5:35 Capability LJMU FET & NPL Prof. Ahmed Al-Shamma’a (LJMU) Rob Woolin (NPL)
  • 5:45 Industry 4.0 – Fact or Fiction? Anthony Walker (LCR4.0 LJMU)
  • 5:55 Future of Manufacturing in the Digital Age Richard Hill (University of Huddersfield)
  • 6:15 What does Industry 4.0 mean to an SME? Luke Walsh, Brainboxes
  • 6:30 Live link to NLP Innovation Avenue Demonstrators
  • 6:50 Practical Industry 4.0 Demonstrators Cost effective solutions to increase productivity
  • 7:20 Summary, Next Steps & Networking Rob Woollin (NPL)
  • 7:45 Close

This event is free to attend but numbers are strictly limited. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment, and we look forward to seeing you at the event.

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