Implementation can be the biggest challenge for many manufacturing businesses.

Turning an ambitious idea into a profitable and reliable reality takes expertise, testing and time.

The CW4.0 team are focused on practical solutions that can be applied in the real world.

After working with hundreds of SMEs and OEMs across sectors from general engineering, automotive, aerospace and energy we have a unique take on to how to effectively implement innovation.

Whether that’s using AI and automation to improve back office processes or factory planning and simulation to validate new ideas for the shop floor.


CW4.0 brings together the research and development capabilities of the University of Liverpool, LJMU and STFC along with the sector specific strategic insights and connections of the Northern Automotive Alliance.

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CW4.0 provides businesses with access to the some of the most advanced and comprehensive R&D facilities in the North West, with access to workshops and digital laboratories in both Daresbury and Liverpool.

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