Sensor City achieves practical completion and first tenant

Liverpool's £15 million Sensor City scheme in the Knowledge Quarter has reached practical completion and signed up its first tenant.The 25,000 sq ft hub for sensor technology development is a joint venture between Liverpool John Moores University, the University of Liverpool and the University Enterprise Zone.Built by contractor Kier Construction, the Russell ... Read More...

Interview: Rob Whitehead, Improbable

Interview: Rob Whitehead, Improbable Virtual simulation start-up Improbable made headlines globally in May when it raised $500 million (£390m) in a funding round led by Japan’s SoftBank. Move Commercial caught up with Liverpool-born co-founder and chief technology officer, Rob Whitehead to find out more about this remarkable investment which has valued ... Read More...

New television studio opens at MediaCityUK

Television company dock10 has launched a new studio called HQ8 at MediaCityUK in Manchester.The facility offers 750 sq ft of space which is suitable for small sets and has green screen capabilities as well as post production infrastructure.HQ8 promises to provide "affordable but professional studio hire" for creative agencies and digital content ... Read More...

Edge Hill University delivering £400,000 research project

Edge Hill University is working on a high-profile new project involving Europe’s biggest research and innovation programme.The institution's Department of Computer Science is delivering a £400,000 work package for the European Union’s Horizon 2020 initiative which explores the quality of open-source computer software.The ‘Crossminer’ project will assess freely available open-source software, ... Read More...