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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:

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.

Future-proofing products for next generation technologies
01 August 2019
Future-proofing products for next generation technologies

The Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) Hartree® Centre has helped Ellexus – an application profiling company - to test its tool on their leading high-performance computing platforms through STFC’s Bridging for Innovators funding programme.

Understanding soil health through the lens of its microbiome
01 August 2019
Understanding soil health through the lens of its microbiome

By analysing large microbiome data sets, IBM Research scientists based at the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Hartree® Centre are working with established agricultural research centre - Rothamsted Research – to understand how soil microbiomes can shape soil health.

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.

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.

GPU acceleration at scale with OpenPower platforms
30 April 2019
GPU acceleration at scale with OpenPower platforms

We are working to optimise Code_Saturne, an open-source software package developed by EDF for complex CFD simulations to run on next-generation architectures.

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.

Last updated: 28 March 2018

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