Case Studies

STFC strives to  maximise the impact of our science and technology for the benefit of the UK and its people.
 
This is a vitally important at any time, but especially so now, given the challenges the UK faces to  maintain  the economy and the important role that science must play in this task.  
 

We continue to improve our approach to impact reporting.

Using HPC to deal with matters of the heart
23 March 2016
Using HPC to deal with matters of the heart

A collaborative research project is using the STFC Hartree Centre’s supercomputers to develop new methods of blood pump simulation, which could assist in the improvement of devices that prolong lives of people with heart disease.

Pharmaceutical Product Design Goes Digital
23 March 2016
Pharmaceutical Product Design Goes Digital

Working with major names in the industry, the Hartree Centre is a partner in the powerful ADDoPT collaboration that aims to secure the UK’s place at the forefront of new pharmaceutical development.

On-demand supercomputing for innovative technology R&D
18 February 2016
On-demand supercomputing for innovative technology R&D

Menatech Limited is an engineering consultancy that supports the development of emerging innovative technologies, such as tidal and hydro turbine development or high capacity filtration systems.

Inspiring new visualisation technology development
20 January 2016
Inspiring new visualisation technology development

Visualisation and Virtual Reality (VR) company, Virtalis, has expanded its product range with a specialist software developed for and demonstrated at the STFC Hartree Centre. Visualisations make complex information, such as a molecular structure, or the design of a car, easier to illustrate.

Bringing supercomputing to the factory floor
08 December 2015
Bringing supercomputing to the factory floor

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.

Code optimisation accelerates aero-engine innovation
13 November 2015
Code optimisation accelerates aero-engine innovation

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 rapidly and cost-effectively to maintain its competitive edge.

Transforming Daresbury into an IoT 'connected campus'
13 November 2015
Transforming Daresbury into an IoT 'connected campus'

As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to gains traction, the STFC Hartree Centre has demonstrated the opportunities and possibilities – plus its own relevant expertise – by turning Daresbury Laboratory into a ‘connected campus’.

Remote visualisation helps bring 'HPC for all' within reach
13 November 2015
Remote visualisation helps bring 'HPC for all' within reach

The Hartree Centre has helped Constelcom prove the feasibility of a remote data visualisation platform designed to make it easier for businesses to harness high performance computing (HPC) services.

The ESA BIC Harwell helps start-ups elevate their business
05 August 2015
The ESA BIC Harwell helps start-ups elevate their business

The team behind TravelAi turned to the ESA BIC Harwell to make a transformation into a scalable platform technology with global ambitions.

Mini hybrid camera improves tumour diagnosis
20 July 2015
Mini hybrid camera improves tumour diagnosis

STFC-funded hybrid technology, evolved from space physics, combines gamma and optical imaging to improve the accuracy of cancer diagnosis.

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