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.

Product testing in a real-world aerospace environment
08 July 2019
Product testing in a real-world aerospace environment

Cobham Plc develops communications systems for challenging environments, enabling customers to stay connected across land, sea and air.

Torr Scientific invest in new testing equipment for CERN contract
18 June 2019
Torr Scientific invest in new testing equipment for CERN contract

In early 2018, Torr Scientific Ltd (TSL), a high vacuum components company, was selected to supply 200 stainless steel window flanges for vacuum viewports with fused silica and Kodial glass optics for the CERN accelerators at the Large Hadron Collider.

Bridging for Innovators supports start-up to take AI-enabled technology to market
30 May 2019
Bridging for Innovators supports start-up to take AI-enabled technology to market

Exgence provides an artificial intelligence (AI) solution to help sales and pre-sales specialists respond to tenders faster and more efficiently.

Improving care planning by combining health data sources
28 May 2019
Improving care planning by combining health data sources

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Hartree® Centre is working with the NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to join up healthcare data sources, providing insight in to improving patient flow through hospitals.

Enhancing data integration for smart manufacturing SMEs
21 May 2019
Enhancing data integration for smart manufacturing SMEs

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Hartree® Centre has helped smart manufacturing software company Valuechain to digitise its data pipeline, increasing productivity and cost-efficiency as part of the ERDF-funded LCR 4.0 project.

ESA BIC UK helps space-tech start-up find route to market
21 May 2019
ESA BIC UK helps space-tech start-up find route to market

Lacuna Space Ltd provides a simple and reliable global connection service that links physical devices, such as temperature sensors and location trackers, to the internet. It uses low-orbit satellites which connect the devices to its network, enabling monitoring even in the most remote areas.

Allectra Win Successful Contract for the ICARUS upgrade
21 May 2019
Allectra Win Successful Contract for the ICARUS upgrade

In April 2018, Allectra, a high vacuum components company, was selected to supply all the signal and high voltage feedthrough flanges for the ICARUS upgrade at CERN in a contract which was externally funded by the National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN) in Italy.

STFC's space expertise assists broccoli-farming robot
20 May 2019
STFC's space expertise assists broccoli-farming robot

Earth Rover’s autonomous robot system technology takes care of high value organic vegetables, such as broccoli, by tracking the growth and health of crops using data collection and satellite navigation.

Designing novel antimicrobial peptides
14 May 2019
Designing novel antimicrobial peptides

Ingenza is working with the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Hartree® Centre on molecular simulation techniques with the potential to reduce the time and costs associated with bringing new drug designs to market.

"Ask Oli" chatbot starts an AI revolution in children's healthcare
07 May 2019
"Ask Oli" chatbot starts an AI revolution in children's healthcare

A groundbreaking collaboration between the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Hartree® Centre and Alder Hey Children’s Hospital is harnessing the power of intelligent computing to personalise healthcare and enhance the patient experience.

Last updated: 13 February 2018

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