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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:

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.

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.

Last updated: 28 March 2018

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