Internationally recognised in science and technology for over 50 years
Key areas of expertise: computing, particle accelerators, sensors and nuclear physics
Wide range of facilities and consultancy available for academic and industrial research
Access to specialist expertise and facilities including data-centric computing, big data and cognitive technologies.
Mission to accelerate industrial innovation.
Research into next generation computing platforms.
Backed by over £170 million of government funding.
Strategic partnerships with technology organisations including IBM.
Virtual Engineering Centre
VR/AR Immersive laboratory
Virtual Engineering Simulation Laboratory
Robotics and Autonomous Systems Laboratory
Innovations Technology Access Centre
Top-quality laboratory space
£10 million of cutting-edge equipment for laboratory
Specialist technical support
World-leading Intellectual Property developed by STFC
STFC’s wider infrastructure of facilities and equipment
Campus Technology Hub
430m² laboratory space for ‘proof of concept’ projects
Flexible power, network and benching for project-specific builds
Pilot system construction
Access to a pool of test equipment
Configured and flexible workspace available for multi-users
STFC CERN Business Incubator Centre
Access to IP and technologies developed by CERN
A £40,000 cash incentive for design, prototyping and IP protection
40 hours’ free access to STFC’s facilities and technical expertise
Dedicated business support
Access to a range of funding, investment and networking
The Cockcroft Institute
Versatile Electron Linear Accelerator (VELA)
Microwave and Radio Frequency Laboratory
Super conducting Radio-Frequency Laboratory (SRF)
Laser Test Laboratory
Optics Metrology Laboratory