Liverpool’s rich cultural heritage and world-leading big data & artificial intelligence capabilities gives Liverpool a strong foundation for business births and growth in this strong tech cluster within the UK. Disruptive technologies are propelling digital scenes across the Liverpool region with growth only sure to continue. It is a strong creative hub of tech expertise.
Liverpool is at the centre of the UK’s second largest regional economy with access to six million customers. The Liverpool City Region economy is worth more than £12 billion with 52,000+ businesses.
Shipping, tourism, life sciences, automotive manufacture, marine engineering, digital industries and government and health services underpin the economy, with strong growth in business tourism thanks to the city’s huge new waterfront convention and exhibition centre.
Two major car plants work round-the-clock shifts, with their growing supply chains delivering a steady stream of skilled new jobs, whilst the research hubs of major corporates such as global consumer goods giant Unilever, Nipon Sheet Glass and touch screen manufacturer Evoke Creative underpin the area’s top 5 status for patent registrations.
Liverpool Science Park gives great opportunity to collaboration amongst similar tech companies. There are successful start-ups and scale-ups across a number of tech specialisms such as Internet of Things, E-Commerce, E-learning, VR, AR and Healthtech of note.