IEEE workshop on IoT: Sensor Technologies, Applications and Entrepreneurship

17-18 October, 2017 | Liverpool, UK

Our Sponsors


LCR4.0 is a UK manufacturing first that aims to put the Liverpool City Region at the heart of an evolution which is set to transform production in the modern world economy. It is a world-class business support programme providing practical advice and opportunities for collaboration, and creating a long-lasting legacy for manufacturing in the city region. LCR 4.0 is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund. LCR4.0 gives local businesses access to the knowledge, facilities and technology they need to make transformation happen​.​


Sensor City is a collaboration between the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University and is a flagship University Enterprise Zone. ​It​ is a Liverpool-based technical innovation centre and University Enterprise Zone. They foster ​​the creation, development, production and promotion of cutting edge sensor technologies for use in a wide range of sectors. ​A ​purpose-built technical and business support centre has been designed to meet the needs of emerging and established industry partners. By working collaboratively, and creating a connected sensor community, ​Sensor City​ aim to make Liverpool a global hub for sensor technologies.

IEEE Region 8

The IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional society, and comprises more than 360,000 members who conduct and participate in its activities in 150 countries. Founded in 1884, the IEEE is a non-profit organisation, and through its members is a catalyst for technological innovation. We are a leading authority in a broad range of areas such as computer engineering, electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, biomedical technology, and telecommunications, naming only a few. It publishes 30 percent of the world’s literature in electrical engineering, computers and control technology, and hold more than 300 major conferences and 6,000 local meetings annually. Recognized as essential guides for every industry, more than 800 active IEEE standards are in use today with 700 currently in development. Region 8 covers covers Europe, Middle East and Africa.