Virtual Engineering Centre

Enhancing your capability through virtual innovation

The Hartree Centre gains Royal seal of approval

HRH Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, officially opened the new Hartree Centre building at Sci-Tech Daresbury on 31st May 2017 during a visit to the world-leading campus. HRH Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, is the latest evolution of... Continue Reading →


Production Readiness Competition

The Production Readiness Competition is providing a platform for UK SMEs and their supply chain to take existing low carbon vehicle technologies from demonstration through to production readiness in a compressed timescale, leading to significant economic benefits whilst reducing CO2... Continue Reading →

Sci-Tech Daresbury named leading UK science park

Sci-Tech Daresbury has been hailed as the science campus making the most significant contribution to innovation in the UK.

Robots for Resilient Infrastructure

‘In the air, on the ground, underground and underwater – robots to create, inspect, repair and maintain the physical infrastructure of our everyday lives’ A two day challenge event to bring academics, industry, policy makers and stakeholders together to explore... Continue Reading →

Insider’s Virtual Reality and Holograms Session

Date: Thursday 22 June 2017 Location: Titanic Hotel Liverpool, Stanley Dock, Regent Rd, Liverpool Virtual reality is breaking into the mainstream and the applications are limitless. Insider’s Made in the UK session will discuss how the barriers to entry have... Continue Reading →


Date: Tuesday 16 May 2017 Location: Olympia, London VR World 2017 is a 2 day conference and exhibition focused on Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality and its impact beyond gaming. With 4 in-depth event tracks and over 200 leading speakers,... Continue Reading →

De-mystifying Industry 4.0 across the Liverpool City Region

When: Wednesday 26th April, 7:30am – 9:30am Where: CNC Robotics Limited, 3b Olympic Way, Aintree, Liverpool L30 1RD In the first of a series of Liverpool City Region roadshows, the LCR 4.0 project is coming to Aintree this April. Why you... Continue Reading →

Introduction to LCR 4.0 | Post business breakfast talk

28 April 2017 | Representatives from the Hartree Centre and VEC will provide a brief introduction to LCR 4.0 at a networking event after the Sci-Tech Daresbury business breakfast. Overview LCR 4.0 is a new ERDF-funded project aiming to increase... Continue Reading →

The Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) is on the move!

Our new home will be at the Hartree Centre’s new building on Keckwick Lane and we are delighted to remain a strong part of the Sci-Tech Daresbury campus. We start our move Tuesday 18th April and hope to be fully... Continue Reading →

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