Category Archives: Industry News

Funding Opportunity: £60m for Low Carbon Propulsion Technologies

Innovate UK along with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the Midlands based Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) is to invest up to £60m in collaborative research and development funding to support the development of low carbon, low emission automotive propulsion technologies.  Projects must demonstrate technologies that deliver significant reductions in vehicle CO2 or

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Case Study Launched: Geodata challenge becomes essential planning tool

In partnership with HPC Midlands and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT, Germany), aerial mapping company Bluesky International is exploring the power of supercomputers to process and deliver 3D images for a range of environmental applications. The collaboration has already succeeded in devising workflows to create region-wide sun shadow maps – invaluable tools when investigating

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Introduction to OpenFOAM and High Performance Computing

The Loughborough University School of Civil and Building Engineering along with the International Building Performance Simulation Association – England will host an Introduction to OpenFOAM and High Performance Computing on June 8th at Loughborough University. The OpenFOAM® (Open Field Operation and Manipulation) CFD Toolbox is a free, open source CFD software package which has a large user base

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Industry Breakfast – Funding and Innovation Opportunities with High Performance Computing

Scaling Up to Bursting Out HPC Midlands, the East Midlands Regional Centre of Excellence for High Performance Computing (HPC), is proud to welcome researchers and industry representatives to learn about the power of HPC in delivering competitive advantages, and how to connect those advantages with collaboration, funding and innovation opportunities within Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing,

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Energy Research Accelerator Announcement

The Government has today confirmed £60 million for a new energy research project in the Midlands. The Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) is a multimillion research hub which will build on the expertise of six leading midlands universities, the British Geological Survey and the surrounding industrial base to deliver a step change in energy research and

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