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Virtual Labrador could help researchers tackle dog bites

A virtual reality dog could one day be used as an educational tool to help prevent dog bites, thanks to an innovative […]

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Wave of Innovation

SMEs across Liverpool City Region are invited to discover more about new funded opportunities within the maritime industry and beyond. To celebrate […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Cheshire and Warrington SMEs invest £90K in digital technologies following expert support

The CW4.0 initiative urges SME manufacturers to not miss out on fully-funded, hands-on support with R&D The first SME businesses to benefit […]

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*VEC in the News*

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

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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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