SDG 9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure

Investing in infrastructure and innovation is pivotal to driving economic expansion and advancement. The rise of new industries and the proliferation of information and communication technologies should be managed in a sustainable and equitable way to drive future innovation.

Investing in infrastructure and innovation is essential to driving economic growth. At LJMU, we’re using innovative approaches to teach our students about new technologies while providing global citizenship skills at the same time. Our researchers have worked across multiple industry sectors, supporting sustainable innovation and industry growth across the Liverpool City Region and beyond.

Key statistics

One of five universities

We are one of five international universities involved in training on the impact of digital technology in the workplace.

£7.5 million

The Risktec training business has generated revenues of over £7.5 million since 2014.

303 SMEs

303 SMEs accessed support through the LCR 4.0 programme.

955 new jobs

LCR 4.0 is on target to generate 955 new jobs within the Liverpool City Region.