The VEC is developing links and capabilities the Energy sector, including oil and gas, nuclear and wind. 

The VEC has developed specific expertise in:

  • Supporting Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Demonstrating and developing greater insight into key challenges within the Nuclear Industry (from design to decommissioning)
  • Developing innovative simulation and modelling to support new technologies within the oil and gas industry

The VEC has partnered collaborative projects with organisations including National Nuclear Laboratories (NNL) and Morson Projects, demonstrating the benefits of fully immersive environments to enhance nuclear site design, procedure testing and training.

The VEC has developed strong links and has access to key energy research bodies such as the Stephenson Institute for Renewable Energy.

The advanced modelling and simulation analysis delivered by the Virtual Engineering Centre has enabled BiSN to understand and validate the behaviour of our new material and demonstrate the effectiveness of our new technology for use in the oil and gas sectors. Following recent US field trials, we anticipate significant sales and market penetration. The VEC’s professional standing and expertise has helped to promote confidence in our product and has accelerated our current negotiations with US State bodies.

Paul Carragher – Director, BiSN Technologies Ltd