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Transforming industry through digital adoption

About the VEC

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 […]

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LCR4 START Supports over 70 SMEs in its First Year

Support includes the creation of 11 start-ups   LCR4 START, the part European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funded business support programme is […]

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Data-Driven Weather Insights helps Drive Collaboration and Innovation within the Utility Sector

Data-Driven Weather Insights helps Drive Collaboration and Innovation within the Utility Sector There is not a single industry on the planet that […]

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£10.7M boost for industrial digitalisation in North West

The University of Liverpool’s Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) is leading two new programmes to boost productivity in the North West through the […]

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University launches new offer to help businesses harness emerging digital technologies

A new business-focussed digital innovation offer has been launched by the University of Liverpool to unlock the competitive advantage that emerging technologies […]

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Project Faith – the development of the next generation of nuclear energy technology

The University of Liverpool’s VEC are delighted to be part of Project Faith – supporting the development of the next generation of […]

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The University launches its new Institute for Digital Engineering and Autonomous Systems

The University of Liverpool launches its new Institute for Digital Engineering and Autonomous Systems – IDEAS Executive Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of […]

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*VEC in the News*

December 2020 – March 2021 Sharing our latest news and announcements with our stakeholders and networks.   First-ever drone technology test and […]

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We are Recruiting

*We are Recruiting* The Virtual Engineering Centre is offering you the opportunity to join our growing team, work on exciting projects and […]

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Our expertise

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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