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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.  
 

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Using blockchain for greater finance transparency
09 January 2020
Using blockchain for greater finance transparency

As part of the ERDF-funded LCR 4.0 programme, the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Hartree® Centre has helped peer-to-peer car finance company BLOCKTRACK to turn an idea into a demonstrator, enabling the adoption of a novel technology.

Picking the right healthcare app – the data science way
09 January 2020
Picking the right healthcare app – the data science way

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Hartree Centre has assisted healthcare app evaluation specialists ORCHA in exploring data-driven approaches to speed up the review process and enable more sustainable business growth.

Boulder detection from seabed sonar images
09 January 2020
Boulder detection from seabed sonar images

Researchers based at the STFC Hartree® Centre worked with hydrographic survey company Bibby Hydromap, using computational deep learning techniques to automate and accelerate the process of labelling boulders in sonar images.

Speeding up data ingestion for property surveying
09 January 2020
Speeding up data ingestion for property surveying

As part of the ERDF-funded LCR 4.0 programme, the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Hartree® Centre has helped Chartered Surveyors Roberts Vain Wilshaw to automate the integration of new data into their technology stack, freeing up valuable staff time and generating a competitive advantage over less efficient manual approaches.

Using big data to streamline early stage drug development
09 January 2020
Using big data to streamline early stage drug development

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Hartree® Centre is working as part of ADDoPT; an academic-industrial knowledge base collaboration with the UK pharmaceutical industry to accelerate advanced digital design techniques, streamlining development.

Using data analytics to understand our gut microbiome
09 January 2020
Using data analytics to understand our gut microbiome

Researchers based at the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Hartree® Centre worked with the Quadram Institute – a food and health research centre – to design and optimise bioinformatics tools for understanding large genetic datasets.

Improving energy efficiency across water treatment plants
09 January 2020
Improving energy efficiency across water treatment plants

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Hartree® Centre worked with South West Water using data science and machine learning techniques to improve the energy efficiency and performance of water treatment plants through STFC’s Bridging for Innovators funding programme.

Meeting the demands of a growing business with high performance computing
11 October 2019
Meeting the demands of a growing business with high performance computing

Weather Logistics is aiming to improve access to long-term seasonal weather data to help reduce crop damage and save money for growers.

Validating & future-proofing products for new markets
10 October 2019
Validating & future-proofing products for new markets

Ellexus, which develops application monitoring tools for high performance computing, has utilised STFC’s Hartree Centre to test its products for new markets.

Flexible and scalable solutions for climate smart forecasting
01 August 2019
Flexible and scalable solutions for climate smart forecasting

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Hartree® Centre worked with Weather Logistics – an SME aiming to improve access to seasonal weather data – through STFC’s Bridging for Innovators funding programme.

Last updated: 01 August 2019

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