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Transforming industry through digital adoption

About the VEC

Digital Innovation Facility officially opened

Steve Rotheram, the Liverpool City Region Mayor, officially opened the University of Liverpool’s Digital Innovation Facility (DIF), a £12.7 million Centre of […]


UK Heritage leaders unite to adopt Deep Tech as a driver for levelling up through digital heritage

On the 14th June 2022 the Virtual Engineering Centre launched our partnership and unique strategic initiative with St George’s Hall’s Trust, as […]


WHITE PAPER: Transforming digital twins into digital products that thrive in the real world

From their origins in the aerospace industry, digital twins have emerged as a lynchpin technology of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. By creating […]


LCR4 START supports over 140 businesses and 50 start-ups after just 2 years

Since the launch of the LCR4 START project in late 2019, the ERDF project has engaged with over 353 business owners and […]


*VEC in the News*

Sharing our latest news and announcements with our stakeholders and networks.   The Digital Innovation Facility is Officially Opened: The University of […]


Our expertise

Access to world-class research & expertise. Unrivalled partnerships and networks.


World class facilities

  • Digital Labs

  • Digital Test Beds

  • Sandpit Method

A unique facility where collaborative exploration of emerging research and digital technologies help accelerate the growth of new innovation ideas for industrial digitalisation.

We create bespoke digital test beds for our clients to explore the reliability and scalability of any industry solution.

Harnessing the latest technologies our clients can explore and gain a deep understanding of their data to make better informed business decisions leading to improved long-term social and industry impact.

Client opinion

"Working with the Virtual Engineering Centre has helped IPS identify where small yet significant improvements can be made to our products, simply by adopting emerging technologies."

Payman Shafighi,
Entomological Scientist
International Pheromone System Ltd

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