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:

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.

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.

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.

Last updated: 28 March 2018

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