Delegates will be able to visit one of the most exciting innovation campuses in Europe and a global leader in the deployment of industrial digitisation throughout industry. Sci-Tech Daresbury is home to over 100 high-tech companies employing over 500 people in areas such as advanced engineering, digital/ICT, biomedical and energy and environmental technologies:
- The Virtual Engineering Centre delivers innovative Digital Engineering solutions to industry, through academic research and the latest scientific and technological infrastructure. It helps organisations to deliver their digital strategies, with the key aim of enhancing capability and transform business performance and competitiveness – it achieves this through the evaluation, application and adoption of digital tools and techniques.
Companies, including SMEs who work with the VEC gain access to a leading centre in: advanced modelling and simulation, autonomous systems and robotics infrastructure, virtual test beds and immersive visualisation.
- The Hartree Centre transforms UK competitiveness by accelerating the adoption of high performance computing, big data and cognitive technologies. Hartree has partnerships with many organisations such as IBM and Unilever, and applies the most technically advance high performance computing, data analytics and machine learning innovations from the research community and partners. This allows the Hartree Centre to address real life challenges and deliver transformative gains in performance, innovation and time to market for UK industry.
Services include collaborative projects, research/Invention projects, software development and optimisation, platform as a service and training and skills. The facilities, high performance computing, big data analytics clusters, cognitive computing platforms, energy efficient platforms, software and visualisation suites.
- Campus Technology Hub, this purpose built engineering facility enables businesses, universities and research organisations to work in partnership to tackle engineering challenges through rapid-prototyping. See how 3D printing technology can be applied to medical, automotive, aerospace, electronics and building construction. The CTH also eliminates the need to develop, buy or pay prohibitively high prices to use engineering R&D capabilities as there is an impressive array or tech, equipment and expertise.
CTH offers laboratory space for ‘proof of concept’ projects, high-specification equipment, flexible power, network and benching, test equipment and flexible workspace with in-house expertise.
- Techspace One is a laboratory and office building for companies from sectors such as biomedical, materials, process technology and clean technology with approximately 10 to 50 staff.
The building provides high quality facilities for science and technology companies developing or upscaling their business. The 3-storey multi-let building provides a combination of 33,000 sq ft of wet and instrumentation laboratories, together with grade A office accommodation. The three individual uses are separated on a floor-by-floor basis.
Dates/times available: [14 Nov 2017 at 14.00, 17 Nov 2017 at 10.00 now sold out]
Duration: 2 hours