The Advanced Computing Research Centre was established in 2013 by HEFCE and the University of Sheffield. We are a dedicated industry-facing research centre focused on fast forwarding technological research into business benefit by developing innovative products and services exploiting the knowledge base of The University of Sheffield in the key areas of Data and Text Analytics, Complex Simulation, Virtual Reality and Quality Assurance and Testing. The Centre’s experienced academic and research staff carry out highly focused R&D projects addressing the many challenges facing businesses today. Delivering both ‘state of the art’ applications and tools of the latest research to the requirements of industrial partners along with the associated support and training.
Businesses large, small or medium can work with us on one off projects with life cycles of 2 months and up, or join us as a member for long term collaborations with a number of high profile companies.
We provide consultancy to businesses, and private and public organisations related to expertise of our academics. These services we offer are:
Some recent projects – more can be found here
Data analysis for US Department of Defense
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