The Search for the Next Greenpower Champions

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At the Digital Engineering and Test Centre (DETC) we are happy to announce another addition to our growing academic support network, in the form of Greenpower’s IET Formula Goblin project. Our founding organisation, The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), is passionate about inspiring the next generation of engineers in the UK, and is currently running a competition which will lead to …

Two weeks to go to the September VR Drive Drinks in Stratford

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Get your Drive on VR Drive drinks meet up is back on this last Friday of the month in Stratford’s Secret Weapon, Loading Bar. DETC will be on for a round or two at another ‘mash-up’ of Virtual Reality (VR), Gaming and Automotive experts on the evening of Friday 29 September. Our adviser affiliate Digital Jam will again host the gathering, and …

Presenting over-the-horizon opportunities for squeezing design cycle times at LCV 2017

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DETC wowed visitors to the Cenex LCV 2017 low carbon vehicle show at Millbrook today and yesterday, that tried out immersive experiences, many of whom did so for the first time. In the ‘Innovation Zone’, DETC’s demo was an interactive example of the type of ‘over-the-horizon’ opportunity presented by digital tools, and showed what could be done in the automotive …

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Digital Readiness Level – opportunity for UK industry to start the journey to Digital Manufacturing

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According to a recent report ‘The Digitalisation of the UK Automotive Industry’ commissioned from KPMG by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, Digital manufacturing offers potential for a 3-5% per annum increase in productivity, 15-25% reduction in time to market and 20-35% reduction in machine downtime. At Cenex’s LCV 2017 show today, speaking for HSSMI and DETC, Simon Barnes …

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Virtually perfect design workshop to demonstrate new possibilities for real-time VR vehicle design at LCV 2017

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Further to our previous news about DETC’s stand and activities at LCV 2017 we can announce exciting news about our Virtually Perfect Design workshop, that with the help of our affiliate companies will demonstrate new examples of how virtual reality (VR) can be used for real-world engineering applications, and so vastly speed the process of vehicle design. The tenth Cenex-LCV2017 …

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Virtual Reality in low carbon vehicle design to be showcased at LCV 2017 by DETC

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DETC is proud to announce that we’ll be exhibiting and presenting at LCV 2017, the premier UK low carbon vehicle event, at Millbrook, Bedfordshire, on 6 and 7 September. The annual low carbon automotive industry show, organised by Cenex, is expected to attract more than 3,000 visitors for its opportunities for networking, learn from seminars by industry leaders and observe …

Work Experience at DETC

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The DETC School’s Outreach programme aims to educate school aged students in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) careers and encourage them to pursue their interest in these subjects. The programme activities range from school talks, visits to our offices and specific school/industry events led by DETC. This summer, in collaboration with our host organisation, High Speed Sustainable Manufacturing Institute …

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DETC presents ground-breaking research in Digital Manufacturing at MESIC 2017

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DETC’s Kevin Rampersad presented three “groundbreaking” white papers on behalf of DETC at the recent MESIC 2017 International Conference, in Vigo, Spain — on Digital Readiness Levels (DRL), the concept of the Distributed Factory and Industry 4.0, and an analysis of the used of agent-based simulations in Industry 4.0. The 7th International Conference of the Manufacturing Engineering Society on 28, …

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Come to the first VR Drive Summer Drinks meet up in Stratford, 28 July

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In line with our efforts to encourage mingling of expertise in the VR and games sectors with innovators in the Automotive sector, we’d like to draw your attention to the inaugural VR Drive Summer Drinks meet up, on the evening of Friday 28 July. Digital Jam, in partnership with and Loading Bar, will be hosting the event in the ideal …