Case studies

  • Creating easy to use, remote access virtual engineering processes for BAC Ltd to enhance and steer rapid virtual testing of vehicle components, making use of the VEC Engineering Cloud. A novel technology solution developed by the Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC), accessible through the VEC “expert......

  • A three year collaborative R&D project, STRIVE (Simulation Tools for Rapid Innovation in Vehicle Engineering) aimed to deliver a new digital supply chain to develop globally competitive products. To address the challenges set by Bentley Motors, the Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC), in conjunction with the......

  • The Virtual Engineering Centre’s unique ‘sandpit’ model allows technology organisations to enhance their capabilities through virtual innovation, accessing academic research and the latest scientific and technology infrastructure. The Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC), in partnership with BAE Systems, has developed a Virtual Engineering Simulation Laboratory (VESL)......

  • The Virtual Engineering Centre’s unique ‘sandpit’ model allows technology organisations to enhance their capabilities through virtual innovation, accessing academic research and the latest scientific and technology infrastructure. The Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC), in partnership with specialist light simulation experts, Optis has enabled Bentley Motors to......

  • Established in 2010, the VEC is a unique private-public partnership committed to advancing the use of modelling, simulation and 3D immersive visualisation, to improve business performance, competitiveness and foster innovation within organisations. ACADEMIA AND RESEARCH A University of Liverpool, School of Engineering led project, the......

  • The Virtual Engineering Centre’s unique ‘sandpit’ model allows technology organisations to enhance their capabilities through virtual innovation, accessing academic research and the latest scientific and technology infrastructure. Collaborative expertise and access to supercomputing facilities has enabled the Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) to create new virtual......

  • A team from Liverpool John Moores University is working with partners from Greece, Belgium, France, Switzerland and elsewhere in the UK to develop 3D capture systems which will allow a deeper understanding of art using augmented/virtual reality technologies. DigiArt, which is funded through Horizon 2020,......

  • The Mast Group is a specialist in clinical microbiology. Based in Liverpool, and with subsidiaries in France and Germany, the company markets its products in around 50 countries worldwide. When the hard and software components of an existing machine became obsolete, they asked Liverpool scientists......

  • Scientists from Liverpool John Moores University achieved a major breakthrough in wearable sensor technology in 2013. They developed sensors that can be woven into any garment, allowing doctors to monitor a patient’s vital signs such as heart rate, blood oxygen levels and temperature, in a......

  • The Hartree Centre’s high performance computing (HPC) capabilities are helping Rolls-Royce plc to model and improve component design in its world-renowned jet engines more quickly and cost-effectively. As a global leader in aero-engine provision, Rolls-Royce strives to make constant improvements in crucial areas such as......

  • The STFC Hartree Centre has provided critical assistance to Simulation Company 3DSIM to optimise its software, which reduces the risk of failure during metal 3D printing. 3D printing is fast becoming a choice that many manufacturing companies turn to for the design and production of......

  • Unilever utilises Hartree to drive packaging innovation. To maximise the time and cost benefits of design simulation, Unilever has identified the Hartree® Centre as an ideal supplier of on-demand High Performance Computing (HPC) capabilities. Packaging innovation & development is crucial to growth at consumer goods......

  • GERI conducts world-leading research across a diverse range of engineering fields. Since its formation in 2002, GERI has produced a huge breadth of innovative and high-impact engineering research. Recently, the Institute benefited from a £1.6 million investment, which has been used to enhance GERI’s buildings.......

  • Oceanchest is a dedicated start-up company developing Environmental Technology for the treatment and prevention of biological invasions through shipping and maritime industry activity. LJMU SUPPORT LJMU helped Oceanchest through investigation of specific grant opportunities for a new start-up company. This also included key stakeholder engagement,......

  • JP Imaging formed with the purpose of combining the R&D expertise of the former Kodak and Agfa R&D leaders in order to create a novel lithographic plate technology that would make a significant technical and environmental contribution to the printing plate industry. LJMU SUPPORT Some......

  • Britonwood has been involved in packaging for over 30 years and is developing a unique manufacturing technique that will revolutionise the way protective envelopes are made today. The dominant protective envelopes globally are the paper/plastic bubble lined envelopes. The core of business is manufacturing paper......

  • The Centre for Intelligent Monitoring Systems (CIMS) is an internationally renowned applied research and development centre, based in the University of Liverpool. It builds on combined strengths in sensor technology, software development, telemetry and systems integration, together with its unique approach to sensor systems. SENSOR......

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