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Transforming industry through digital adoption

About the VEC

COVID-19 Digital Support for Business Continuity

During these strange and uniquely difficult times, the Virtual Engineering Centre team appreciate that most of our SME partners and clients face […]


Five Leading Research Centres to deliver £4m SME digital strategy support

New Project Will Close the Digital Gap Between SMEs and Larger Businesses   The group of partners will deliver a new £3.9M […]


University’s VEC to partner in Phase 2 of UK nuclear research programme

The University of Liverpool and the Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) have been awarded a contract to support a key UK government nuclear […]


*VEC in the News*

February – March 2020   Sharing our latest news and announcements with our stakeholders and networks.   The launch of the LCR4 […]


The University launches its new Institute for Digital Engineering and Autonomous Systems

The University of Liverpool launches its new Institute for Digital Engineering and Autonomous Systems – IDEAS Executive Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of […]


Our expertise

Access to world-class research & expertise. Unrivalled partnerships and networks.


World class facilities

  • Digital Labs

  • Digital Test Beds

  • Sandpit Method

A unique facility where collaborative exploration of emerging research and digital technologies help accelerate the growth of new innovation ideas for industrial digitalisation.

We create bespoke digital test beds for our clients to explore the reliability and scalability of any industry solution.

Harnessing the latest technologies our clients can explore and gain a deep understanding of their data to make better informed business decisions leading to improved long-term social and industry impact.

Client opinion

"Working with the Virtual Engineering Centre has helped IPS identify where small yet significant improvements can be made to our products, simply by adopting emerging technologies."

Payman Shafighi,
Entomological Scientist
International Pheromone System Ltd

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