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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:

Remote visualisation helps bring 'HPC for all' within reach
13 November 2015
Remote visualisation helps bring 'HPC for all' within reach

The Hartree Centre has helped Constelcom prove the feasibility of a remote data visualisation platform designed to make it easier for businesses to harness high performance computing (HPC) services.

Predicting weather-related emergency blackspots
17 June 2015
Predicting weather-related emergency blackspots

The Hartree Centre’s world-class data analytics capabilities have helped KnowNow Information create a unique data resource designed to revolutionise emergency planning and response.

Revealing the value of open data
17 June 2015
Revealing the value of open data

Big data and data analytics solutions provided by the Hartree Centre and partner IBM enabled Democrata to use open data to predict the presence of ancient remains on construction sites.

Using supercomputers to simulate brain activity
17 June 2015
Using supercomputers to simulate brain activity

Intense computing at the Hartree Centre is playing a pivotal role in the BrainFrame collaboration, which aims to enable in-depth computer simulations of brain function that are much faster and much cheaper to run.

Enabling new commercial opportunities
17 June 2015
Enabling new commercial opportunities

The Hartree Centre uses one of Mellanox’s products to enable its customers to work on its powerful supercomputing infrastructure simultaneously and privately.

Developing next generation ocean modelling techniques
17 June 2015
Developing next generation ocean modelling techniques

Applying the Hartree Centre’s world-class high performance computing (HPC) capabilities to the field of ocean hydrodynamics modelling is reinforcing the UK’s position at the frontier of ocean science.

Quicker simulations = better competitiveness
17 June 2015
Quicker simulations = better competitiveness

The Hartree Centre’s on-demand high performance computing (HPC) service enCORE, delivered by OCF, enabled small engineering consultancy QED Naval to run complex simulations four times faster than using in-house systems.

Data analytics to streamline healthcare costs
24 April 2015
Data analytics to streamline healthcare costs

The STFC Hartree Centre has helped Albatross Financial Solutions optimise the patient cost benchmarking service it provides to NHS Trusts, helping them to validate and predict costs more accurately and establish best practices.

Expanding HPC options for catastrophe modelling with Oasis
07 April 2015
Expanding HPC options for catastrophe modelling with Oasis

The Hartree Centre has enabled the Oasis Loss Modelling Framework to optimise the functionality of its software by demonstrating new techniques for the code to run on larger scale, high performance computing (HPC) environments.

Providing the skills to succeed in supercomputing
07 April 2015
Providing the skills to succeed in supercomputing

The Hartree Centre is dedicated to developing modelling and simulation capabilities in the UK, but this means more than increasing companies’ uptake of intense computing solutions – it means building the skills capacity for HPC in the current and future workforce.

Last updated: 28 March 2018

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