Expertise

Our multidisciplinary team has expertise across engineering, computer science, data analytics, immersive visualisation and manufacturing technology.

Who do we work with?

We work with SMEs and large enterprise business across all sectors. Our work ranges from digital transformation projects to fully integrated digital architecture systems that enable us to manage large scale programmes.

We work with our clients to translate how digital technologies can transform their approach by developing strategies, providing valuable insight, designing system architectures that will deliver business growth and improve communication.

  • Manufacturing

  • Automotive / Transport

  • Nuclear

  • Health

  • Aerospace

  • FMCG

  • Energy

  • Utilities

  • Construction

We create a collaborative community that connects SMEs and large companies to expertise and support, helping businesses increase productivity, de-risk and add value.

We have strong links with other academic institutions in the UK and with partners within the Liverpool City Region, national government and industry bodies.

Why collaborate with us?

Since VEC began in 2010, we’ve made it our aim to listen carefully to and then help our clients and partners push the boundaries of their business challenges by adopting digital technologies to connect and collaborate with their customers, supply chains and partners.

Using our Sandpit Model, we help our customers to DEFINE their challenges, EXPLORE new technologies and ways of working, CO-DESIGN solutions that are customer focused and match user expectations.



Our Key Numbers

1022

Network Connections

Companies, universities, tech suppliers within the digital engineering space.

876

Collaborations

That have delivered a business or social or economic impact.

489

SMEs

Network of small to medium enterprises.

681

Delivered Projects

Within the UK.

71

New Processes

Implemented for our clients to increase business productivity & efficiency.

142

Digital Tools

Within our 'toolbox' to help solve our clients complex industry problems.

Client opinion

"Highly collaborative relationship - key to solving company problems and allow to better utilise our own expertise to use new and innovative digital tools, gaining an edge over our competition."

Elliot Street,
Co-founder and CEO
Inovus Medical Ltd

Elliot Street

Our Experts

Our team helps our clients to understand their data through the use of algorithms and simulated testing, allowing them to make better-informed business decisions.

We are a multi-disciplinary team including technical engineers, industrialists, digital experts, technologists, research associates, marketers and business support. We thrive on delivering creative projects, revel in the application of digital technology to solve real-life business challenges.

VEC Team

Dr Andy Levers

Executive Director

Lynn Dwyer

Commercial & Partnerships Director

Dr Konstantin Vikhorev

Simulation Team Leader

Andrew Borland

Industrial Engagement Manager

Dr Ana Campos Marin

Project Engineer

Sarah Martin-Tyrrell

Senior Marketing Manager

Dan Bradley

Industry Engagement Manager

Adrian Morris

Industrial Engagement Manager

Michael Sherratt

ICT & Digital Facilities Manager

David Gibson

Project Manager & Standards Officer

Giuseppe Bellantuono

Software Engineer

Jonathan Willitts

Software Developer

Dr Darren Faulke

Project Engineer

Emma Green

Marketing & Business Support Officer

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