Liverpool 5G is a unique and innovative consortium of public sector health and social care suppliers, the NHS, university researchers, third sector organisations, agile local SMEs and a leading UK 5G technology vendor.

We want to:

  • Introduce innovative, emerging technologies that impact positively on people’s health and wellbeing, help people to live independently at home for longer, and improve their quality of life
  • Introduce innovative, emerging technologies that impact positively on health and social care services, helping to address capacity and financial shortfalls and giving greater efficiency and effectiveness
  • Democratise technological health advancements, by making them affordable to all, regardless of income or postcode, reducing health inequalities

So far we have:

  • Created the largest 5G mmWave mesh network in the UK and second largest in the world
  • Trialled eight innovative technical products over the Liverpool 5G mmWave mesh network, providing 179 products to over 150 individuals
  • Created a fully connected care home
  • Demonstrated the technology’s potential to improve people’s health and wellbeing
  • Demonstrated the technology’s potential to provide solutions for health and social care services that can reduce the cost of those services and create extra capacity.

The Consortium