Car manufacturing robots

Digital Innovation Facility

As part of Liverpool’s Knowledge Quarter, the Digital Innovation Facility (DIF) is set to open in 2021.

A £12.7million investment co-funded by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority’s Local Growth Fund*, this new facility will open in Liverpool’s Knowledge Quarter in 2021 providing a new home for world-leading academic research dedicated to maximising the possibilities of emerging technologies.

An environment that’s purpose-built for collaboration, DIF will include a range of state of the art lab spaces, providing new opportunities to assist our industry partners in developing meaningful research partnerships across multiple academic disciplines including robotics, AI and data analytics.

*The Local Growth Fund, is awarded to the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and invested through the Combined Authority’s Strategic Investment Fund.

Plan for DIF building

Read more about the University's Digital Innovation offer here.

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