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Sci-Tech Daresbury
Keckwick Lane
Daresbury, Cheshire
WA4 4FS

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Science Facilities

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Daresbury Laboratory

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

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Hartree Centre

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.

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Virtual Engineering Centre

VR/AR Immersive laboratory

Virtual Engineering Simulation Laboratory

Robotics and Autonomous Systems Laboratory

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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

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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

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European Space Agency Business Incubation Centre UK

A cash incentive for design, prototyping, IP protection and market studies

Access to STFC’s facilities and technical expertise

Hands-on business development support

Access to a range of funding, investment and networking