Sci-Tech Daresbury is home to a thriving cluster of organisations and networks including over 30 advanced engineering and materials companies with expertise in controls technologies, modelling and simulation technologies, instrumentation and novel materials.
It has addressed and supported many critical manufacturing issues including:
In particular this is supported by the world-class capabilities of the Hartree Centre, home to one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world dedicated to industrial engagement and working with clients to produce better products and services – faster & cheaper versus conventional technology; and the Virtual Engineering Centre which helps engineering companies exploit emergent virtual engineering and VR technologies.
Recent investments on-site include the Campus Technology Hub a purpose-built engineering facility that enables SMEs to explore and exploit 3D printing capabilities to accelerate product development.
Sci-Tech Daresbury has strong links into regional organisations such as the North West Aerospace Alliance, Northern Automotive Alliance, Chemicals North West, the IET NW and the regional university activities including Sensor city (Liverpool) and the materials development activities (Liverpool and Manchester).