VEC attracts company to Northwest

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Optis UK has established this strategic partnership with the Virtual Engineering Centre to access the unique computing power and technology available through the Centre. Providing an improved platform to deliver greater expertise and support to their existing client base, which includes Bentley Motors and Jaguar Land Rover, the partnership will also provide development opportunities in new markets.

The Virtual Engineering Centre is a private-public partnership committed to advancing the use of Virtual Engineering techniques and advanced modelling and simulation, to enable business growth and competitiveness.

Optis Business Development Manager (VR), Chris Grieve said: “This partnership allows us to showcase our products and capabilities through the custom designed Virtual Reality demonstration facilities and expertise at the Virtual Engineering centre, and gives us the capability to support our clients by providing greater simulation performance. Working with the Virtual Engineering Centre will also provide opportunities for Optis to develop our UK business into markets such as the Aerospace and defence sectors”.

Dr Gillian Murray, Operations Director at the VEC commented: “We are delighted to be working with Optis and supporting the establishment of their UK operations. The move confirms our unique model which enables business to access the latest tools, techniques and expertise to encourage them to adopt Virtual Engineering techniques and enhance their ability to compete in highly competitive global markets.”