Hartree Centre - Case studies

High performance computing, big data analytics and cognitive technologies are changing the way many industries think about innovation. From designing the next supercar to formulating better shampoos and detergents, our reputation for excellence in data intensive services attracts businesses from across a broad range of sectors.

We’re enabling companies of all sizes to tackle diverse challenges using the latest developments in supercomputing, with many returning again and again with new projects when they experience the value this insight provides to their business or project.

Read some of our previous success stories below:

Enabling UK businesses to unlock the value of big data
07 September 2017
Enabling UK businesses to unlock the value of big data
Working with techUK, the Science and Technology Facilities Council's (STFC) HartreeĀ® Centre sponsored a series of Big Data in Action Roadshows to demonstrate the value of big data analytics and encourage adoption of these technologies in UK industry.
A cognitive revolution for children's healthcare
28 March 2017
A cognitive revolution for children's healthcare

In a ground-breaking collaboration with the STFC Hartree® Centre, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital is harnessing the power and potential of IBM Watson cognitive computing technology to personalise healthcare and enhance the patient experience.

Tailoring computational fluid dynamics software
22 March 2017
Tailoring computational fluid dynamics software

Mass spectrometer manufacturer Waters is capitalising on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with the STFC Hartree® Centre to add a new dimension to its computing capabilities, enhance product offerings and boost its market share.

Ensuring high performance research meets industrial needs
22 March 2017
Ensuring high performance research meets industrial needs

Working with Cambium LLP, the Science and Technology Facilities Council's (STFC) Hartree Centre has pioneered a process that uses direct insights from businesses to help translate pioneering data-centric research into commercial benefits for the UK.

Delivering specialist data analytics training
23 February 2017
Delivering specialist data analytics training

The STFC Hartree® Centre has provided the Data, Risk and Environmental Analytical Methods Centre for Doctoral Training (DREAM CDT) with specialist training in big data analytics to give its PhD students a unique hands-on learning opportunity and enhance their computational and data skills.

Transforming traffic modelling with Atkins
23 February 2017
Transforming traffic modelling with Atkins

In a pioneering collaboration funded by Highways England and Atkins, the STFC Hartree® Centre's expertise is ensuring that key simulation software can meet the intense demands of a £15 billion road construction and improvement programme.

Security is the key to a stronger Internet of Things
26 January 2017
Security is the key to a stronger Internet of Things

With expertise from the Hartree® Centre, Welsh start-up WaveReach reduced time to market for its new Lighthouse communications product and ensured its ability to safeguard data security.

More accurate rail updates with big data analytics
26 January 2017
More accurate rail updates with big data analytics

The STFC Hartree® Centre has been investigating new ways to improve the accuracy of live running times and delay updates using big data analytics in a project supported by the Rail Delivery Group.

Unilever utilises Hartree to drive packaging innovation
11 October 2016
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

Drip-free design meets need for speed
13 April 2016
Drip-free design meets need for speed

Using supercomputer Blue Wonder, the Hartree Centre has helped Unilever slash many months and tens of thousands of pounds from the design process, whilst delivering the best consumer experience for new laundry liquid products.

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