A new Hartree collaborative programme with IBM
Research. £210m investment - £172m UK Govt
investment + £38m IBM in-kind
• Enable businesses and public sector organisations to
adopt digital innovations, such as AI, data analytics
and quantum computing, by providing a dynamic and
supportive expert environment.
• Provide an environment where UK organisations of
all sizes can explore the latest technologies, develop
proofs-of-concept and apply them to industry and
public sector challenges for productivity, innovation
and economic growth.
• Help organisations navigate the possibilities, and de-
risk investment, of new technologies.
• Support organisations in planning and taking their
next steps in their digital transformation journey
Hartree National Centre for Digital
Tackling gaps within organisations and
widening the digital talent pool
Exploring and evaluating data-driven AI
technologies to help enhance
Developing and implementing practical
solutions within organisations
HNCDI work streams - Tackling industry
Access Point Overview:
The Explore work stream will apply digital and AI technologies,
through proof-of-concept projects, to solve organisational (industry,
professional services and public sector) challenges.
The results from an Explore proof-of-concept project will belong to
the participating organisation. Any IP generated during an Explore
project will remain with STFC and IBM.
The Explore work stream will deliver 104 projects
Benefit of Participating:
Provides the opportunity, through (zero-cost) proof of concepts to
explore and evaluate data-driven AI technologies to help enhance
an organisations productivity and technical capability.
Provides the opportunity to understand ‘does this technology work
with my data on my use case’
Outcome: Provides Participating organisations retain the results of
the proof-of-concept project.
Cost to Participating Organisations: