FREE REAL ESTATE LIVE EVENT: Liverpool City Region: Home of Science and Innovation, in partnership with Liverpool Place Partnership
Liverpool is investing billions in its science, manufacturing and health ecosystems, with global leadership driving innovation.
At the heart of its innovation cluster is the Liverpool Knowledge Quarter (KQ Liverpool) – a 450-acre urban innovation district which, upon completion, will be one of the largest academic and clinical campuses in the UK.
How can Liverpool’s global recognition in science and advanced manufacturing create dividends for the wider Liverpool region? What makes Liverpool so attractive to leading firms in life sciences and advanced manufacturing? Where is investment needed to continue to drive the hub forward and what is currently in the pipeline?
Tony Reeves, Chief Executive, Liverpool City Council
Professor Janet Hemingway, Director, iiCON: Infection Innovation Consortium, and Professor of Tropical Medicine at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine & iiCON / Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Janet Hemingway is Professor of Tropical Medicine at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and founding Director of the Infection Innovation Consortium (iiCON). Responding to the growing challenge of infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance, and emerging pandemics, iiCON brings together academic, industry, and clinical partners in a £170 million programme to transform the discovery and supply of much-needed anti-infectives and accelerate their journey to market.
Nick Walkley, President UK Strategic Advisory, Avison Young
Nick Walkley is a Principal and President UK Strategic Advisory at Avison Young. Nick is responsible for strengthening and expanding strategic advisory and consulting capabilities across different service lines.
With over 20 years’ experience of delivering complex strategic advisory, investment and ESG based solutions, particularly in such areas as capital projects, infrastructure delivery and town and city regeneration to support our communities.
Katherine Fairclough, Chief Executive, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority
Dr Paul Myers, Co-Founder, Farm Urban, Liverpool
Dr Myers has carried out experimentation and theoretical modelling, in a world-first pilot study in conjunction with the University of Liverpool and funded by SOG Group, which demonstrates that by taking advantage of clean energy supplies and zero emissions logistics that will be available at Heath Park, it is possible to run Vertical Farming as a Net Zero Plus Carbon Dioxide operation.