The Faculty of Engineering and Technology at Liverpool John Moores University plays a unique role in fusing industry and academia together, to promote value added engagement and help strengthen the culture of innovation within the university and the business community. It leads and delivers a range of business innovation programmes, including Low Carbon Eco-Innovatory, LCR4.0, LCR Activate, Maritime SuperSkills and Local-i.

Innovation support

The North Hub works with businesses on clean and green innovation in a range of disciplines, including:

  • Chemicals
  • Manufacturing
  • Electronics
  • Engineering
  • Maritime
  • Environmental Science
  • Built Environment

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Our Commercialisation support helps you bridge the gap between a groundbreaking idea and a commercially successful business with a healthy bottom line and happy customers.

Businesses can access to business coaching and advice, a series of business workshops and our peer to peer growth programme, Profitnet.

Investment Readiness

Our Investment Readiness Platform is designed to give you the support you need to get your business investor-ready and maximise your chances of getting funding.

We’ll help you to develop the right business structures and personnel, demonstrate proof that there’s market demand for your idea and get a sound understanding of what your target investors are looking for.

Businesses can get access to monthly 1-2-1 coaching with a personal investment coach and a series of full day workshops and webinars.

Commercialisation and Investment Readiness programmes are currently run in Brighton only, but businesses from across the UK can take part.

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Meet the team

Anthony Seasman
Projects Manager

As Clean Growth UK Project Manager (LJMU), Tony manages the CGUK team at Liverpool John Moores University. Much of his time working with businesses has been devoted to environmental support and since arriving at LJMU 5 years ago, he has been helping businesses to grow with a focus towards low carbon innovation.

John Mathias
Industry Liaison Officer

John’s role is to engage with businesses looking to their next phase of sustainable growth, helping them to transform innovative ideas into commercialised products, processes and services that will ultimately reduce their carbon footprint.

Neale Davies
Industrial Proposal Writer

Neale’s work involves assisting businesses and academics in attaining funding and developing comprehensive bids. After completing his Masters degree in mechanical engineering, Neale applied his passion for sustainable technologies to a PhD with the ‘Centre for Engineering Sustainability’ at the University of Liverpool.

Nick Doran
Industrial Proposal Writer

Nick coordinates the overall bid process by assisting businesses and academics to attain funding and enhance knowledge sharing to support low carbon development in the UK.  Nick holds a degree in English and French Laws and is undertaking a part time masters in Sustainable Food Waste Management.

Sharlene Whittle
Projects Co-ordinator

Sharlene brings over 25 years’ experience in project management for large business support contracts, with both EU & UK funded projects and programmes.  She has also ran her own consultancy business, where she provided project management and business support to public, private and third sector organisations.

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