By connecting ideas, people and assets, the LYVA Labs consultancy team works with SMEs and larger organisations to drive innovation growth across the Liverpool City Region.

We help businesses explore new opportunities, unlock innovation ecosystem partnerships and access resource and investment to develop new products, services and successful business models.

Who is this for?

Are you an established business with ambition for innovation-led growth? Or a research-led spinout or start-up seeking commercial collaborations? Could your ideas and technologies challenge the way we do things today and fuel future growth for our region?

Liverpool City Region-based businesses, large or small, are encouraged to contact our dedicated consultancy team to receive advice and support in bringing the very best new product and service ideas to market.

Our approach:

We are uniquely placed in the local innovation ecosystem to add value to your business be that as:

  • catalysts to kick-start new ideas and projects
  • collaborators to co-develop value propositions and business models
  • connectors to partner match your specific needs to the individuals and innovation assets that can help your ideas achieve real impact and growth

Our consultancy approach is tailored to the needs of each business we work with and follows proven open innovation practices.


We can help scope out what opportunities are open to your business and refine which of these is best placed to create value.


We help you to learn about hidden customer and market opportunities and define how to meet these  with new value propositions and business models.


We will help you build prototypes to test and measure your biggest assumptions toreduce risk and give projects the best chance of commercial success

The outcomes

We’re looking to generate and support the very best ideas and projects. The people we work with will show leadership commitment to innovation led growth that delivers positive impact for our region and communities. Through our work we aim to:

  • Establish the foundations of strategic innovation partnerships to build future regional innovation pipelines.
  • Kick-start research and innovation projects through partner matching and securing R&D grants and funding.
  • Demonstrate business and economic growth through increased investment within the LCR innovation ecosystem.

Interested? contact enquiries@lyvalabs.com