THE University of Liverpool has secured £1m in funding to boost its pioneering engineering and science research.
The university has been awarded the money from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
The money is aimed at addressing the gap between knowledge and the way it is deployed by industry.
As well as boosting research he university intends to improve collaborations.
It will also support secondments from the university to industry and vice versa.
Professor Stephen Holloway, Executive pro-Vice Chancellor for science and engineering, said: “The funding will give researchers a better understanding of what the end-users in industry are looking for in terms of new applications and products.”