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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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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.

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.

Last updated: 01 August 2019

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