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About the VEC

£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 […]


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 […]


Immersive Technologies and their impact on manufacturing and supply chain

The VEC recently discussed what immersive technology is and its effect on manufacturing and supply chains with Langtree, offering our expertise take […]


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 […]


University’s VEC to partner in Phase 2 of UK nuclear research programme

The University of Liverpool and the Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) have been awarded a contract to support a key UK government nuclear […]


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 […]


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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