Case Studies

STRIVE: driving virtual engineering across the supply chain

STRIVE: driving virtual engineering across the supply chain
A three year collaborative R&D project, STRIVE (Simulation Tools for Rapid Innovation in Vehicle Engineering) aimed to deliver a new digital supply chain to develop … READ MORE

Transforming pre-operation planning for the NHS

Transforming pre-operation planning for the NHS
The Virtual Engineering Centre, in partnership with Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, is pioneering a new surgical planning technique using Virtual Reality (VR) tools d… READ MORE

Supporting new product development at Bentley Motors

Supporting new product development at Bentley Motors
The VEC, in partnership with Optis has enabled Bentley Motors to integrate the use of virtual prototypes into their new product development process, improving design… READ MORE

Accelerating product design and development at Jaguar Land Rover

Accelerating product design and development at Jaguar Land Rover
Collaborative expertise and access to supercomputing facilities has enabled the Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) to create new virtual engineering processes for Jagu… READ MORE

Developing evidence for certification for autonomous systems

Developing evidence for certification for autonomous systems
The VEC, in partnership with BAE Systems, has developed a Virtual Engineering Simulation Laboratory (VESL) for the certification of components of Autonomous Remotely… READ MORE

Providing BAC Ltd virtual engineering expertise 'on demand'

Providing BAC Ltd virtual engineering expertise 'on demand'
Creating easy to use, remote access virtual engineering processes for BAC Ltd to enhance and steer rapid virtual testing of vehicle components, making use of the VEC… READ MORE

Enhancing the region's productivity

Enhancing the region's productivity
Established in 2010, the VEC is a unique private-public partnership committed to advancing the use of modelling, simulation and 3D immersive visualisation, to impro… READ MORE

4D Products Ltd

4D Products Ltd
4D Products are a small to medium product design consultancy delivering innovative solutions for clients in high-tech industries. READ MORE

Carbon Air

Carbon Air
Carbon Air is a University of Salford spin-out company developing a range of new noise-proofing, audio and air spring technologies to engineering /transport markets.… READ MORE

BiSN Technologies Ltd

BiSN Technologies Ltd
Northwest based, BiSN Technologies Ltd provides independent consultancy and innovative solutions to the upstream oil and gas industry using biological, chemical and … READ MORE

Geoffrey Hunt Associates

Geoffrey Hunt Associates
Geoffrey Hunt Associates Ltd is a Northwest SME technology design and project management company involved in a number of advanced engineering research and developmen… READ MORE

Morson Projects

Morson Projects
Morson Projects provides multi-disciplined engineering, project management and design services to clients within the Aerospace, Nuclear and Process, and General Engi… READ MORE

Applied Computing & Engineering Ltd

Applied Computing & Engineering Ltd
AC&E Ltd provides numerically accurate, yet highly visual, simulation solutions for engineering and technical organisations. AC&E works with major UK, European and U… READ MORE

OPTIS UK

OPTIS UK
OPTIS are world leaders in simulation of light and visual perception software supplying aerospace and automotive supply chains. Its solutions allow designers, ergono… READ MORE

GH Dynamics

GH Dynamics
Northwest Aerospace SME, GH Dynamics Ltd approached the VEC to support the product development of their innovative Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV). READ MORE