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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.

Building an IoT ecosystem for local businesses
28 March 2018
Building an IoT ecosystem for local businesses

The Science and Technology Facilities Council's (STFC) Hartree® Centre was one of seven partners selected to be part of the IoT UK Boost innovation support programme for SMEs to develop and prototype their IoT products and services.

Improving personalised disease diagnostics
23 March 2018
Improving personalised disease diagnostics

By analysing microbiome data, IBM Research scientists based at the STFC Hartree® Centre are working to predict whether an individual has an illness, a predisposition to a disease, or how a disease has developed in a non-invasive way.

Cognitive monitoring for chronic health conditions
23 March 2018
Cognitive monitoring for chronic health conditions

With help from the Science and Technology Facilities Council's (STFC) Hartree® Centre, start-up Ufonia is exploring the use of cognitive technologies to monitor people with long term health needs.

Norcott Case Study
13 February 2018
Norcott Case Study

Norcott Technologies are a specialist electronic design and manufacturing company who have been supplying key electrical components to CERN since 2013.

Smarter payment methods for smart meters
07 February 2018
Smarter payment methods for smart meters

The Science and Technology Facilities Council's (STFC) Hartree® Centre has helped disruptive technology company GLOBAL-365 to scale and test its product SMARTprepay®, a versatile and reliable service for topping up smart meters operating in prepayment mode.

Harnessing big data to benefit mobile phone users
07 February 2018
Harnessing big data to benefit mobile phone users

The Science and Technology Facilities Council's (STFC) Hartree® Centre is helping a local SME to scale up a proven product that enables mobile network operators to enhance customer experience.

Custom Consoles win their first contracts at CERN
12 January 2018
Custom Consoles win their first contracts at CERN

Custom Consoles won a contract worth £112,000 for the design and installation of technical control furniture for two areas in the Large Hadron Collider: the Large Hadron Collider Beauty (LHCb) experiment and the LHC cryogenics control room.

Tesla Engineering are attracting the ESRF to spend millions in the UK
24 November 2017
Tesla Engineering are attracting the ESRF to spend millions in the UK

Tesla Engineering has won €7.8 million worth of contracts from the ESRF as part of the Extremely Brilliant Source (EBS) upgrade project.

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) Hartree® 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.

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