December 2022 | Edition #20

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Digital Innovation in Materials | Call for proposals

Are you developing materials with enhanced or new functionality for mobility and energy applications? Apply now for fully funded digital transformation support from the Hartree National Centre for Digital Innovation in materials sector projects such as:

  • Reduction and elimination of critical raw materials
  • Enhanced and new functionality for advanced sensing, energy harvesting, storage and generation
  • Lightweighting of structures
  • Provenance and tracking of materials
Working in partnership with the Knowledge Centre for Materials Chemistry, we can help you use digital technologies such as data science, machine learning and knowledge extraction, optimisation of formulation, processing or new materials integration, modelling and simulation at multiple scales
  • Expressions of Interest close 23 Dec 2023.
Find out more and apply now


Inventing our way out of the climate change? | World Economic Forum

The STFC Hartree Centre’s work with IBM Research on flood risk modelling to mitigate the effects of climate change is featured in this insightful World Economic Forum blog post

Data-driven gaming dashboard to support autistic children

Our data scientists worked with game studio Autsera to develop an in-game dashboard that gives parents and teachers a clearer picture of a child’s communications skills progress and helps identify areas they might need extra support.

Harnessing the power of AI for drug discovery and precision medicine

A new collaboration as part of the Hartree National Centre for Digital Innovation combines REPROCELL’s tests of with IBM expertise in artificial intelligence and machine learning

New phase of development for climate resilience prototype

The Climate Resilience Demonstrator has entered a new phase of development to continue investigating the use of connected data to combat the effects of extreme weather events.

Driving retail competitiveness with data-driven insights

We helped Liverpool-based company Margin Guardian to quantify benefits of a data insight and targeting app for fashion retailers and consumers through the ERDF-funded LCR4 START programme.

Creating a virtual agent to support MedTech innovators

Find out how the Hartree Centre team worked with Chilton Computing as part of an Innovate UK funded project to create a virtual agent that helps navigate the medical device regulation process.


Digital Innovation for Economic Resilience and Productivity

To celebrate the successes of the Hartree National Centre for Digital Innovation so far, we hosted an event to explore the connection between digital innovation, economic resilience and productivity.

Supercomputing 2022 Round Up

A team from the Hartree Centre joined 11,830 international attendees and 361 exhibitors to represent STFC at this year’s Supercomputing 2022 Conference (SC22) in Dallas, Texas.

Uniting supercomputing centres across Europe

The EuroCC Conference 2022 brought supercomputing centres together to share expertise and elevate the standard of research, training and industry engagement across Europe.


Following their contributions to the Supercomputing 2022 Best Practice in HPC Training and Education workshop, Emre Sahin and colleagues share the Hartree Centre’s approach to training and skills. Read more.


MRC Impact Accelerator opens for new round of applications

Are you seeking to use digital technologies and innovation to accelerate discovery in therapeutic, diagnostic or vaccine development?

Current vacancies

Want to work with cutting-edge supercomputing, data analytics, AI and quantum computing technology alongside world-leading scientists and engineers? Find our latest vacancies by searching for “Hartree Centre” on the UKRI Careers Portal.

Innovation in Digital Engineering: Materials Sector

Call for projects now open! Apply before 23 Dec 2022 for fully-funded digital innovation support in materials sector projects.

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