Enhancing your capabilities

The Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) delivers innovative Digital Engineering solutions to industry, through the exploitation of academic research and the latest scientific and technological infrastructure.

The VEC is a UK centre leading in the integration and exploitation of Virtual Engineering technologies such as advanced modelling and simulation and immersive visualisation for industrial and commercial applications.

The VEC helps to support organisations to deliver their digital strategies with a key aim to enhance capability and transform business performance and competitiveness through the evaluation, application and adoption of digital tools and techniques.

Explore the opportunities

Evaluate and optimise  

Evolve and compete

The VEC comprises a multi-disciplinary team including specialists in engineering, computer science, visualisation and manufacturing technology, and is underpinned by the University of Liverpool and specialist Centres of Excellence. Located at both Sci-Tech Daresbury and The University of Liverpool the VEC acts as a hub in communicating research back to potential end users, while providing competitive advantage to industry.



Merseyside Innovation Awards

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LivWiSE "Whats the Future....of Robotics?" Panel discussion

LivWiSE "Whats the Future....of Robotics?" Panel discussion

Date: 01 February 2018

There is little doubt that artificial intelligence, robotics, autonomous systems and technologies have had a dramatic impact on our lives and the world we now live and work in, but what’s the future for this technological revolution? Will we witness a rise of the robots? READ MORE



Introduction to the Virtual Engineering Centre