The IT Innovation Centre is a hub for research activity that strives to improve our understanding of information technologies and how they can be optimised in industry and commerce. Researchers in the Centre search for challenging new areas for innovation and work in a spirit of partnership to ensure effective knowledge transfer.
The Centre develops, architects, engineers and integrates innovative IT systems. Researchers work at the forefront of their fields to apply new technologies from the research community to problems in industry and commerce to advance knowledge.
They strive to influence information technologies in a range of sectors, including:
The Centre has a wide-ranging project portfolio that includes secure service-oriented systems; information discovery and decision support; archiving and retrieval; and their relationship to new business models, processes and values.
Examples of projects include:
A substantial portfolio of collaborative projects are supported by EC and UK programmes, and complemented by professional services that include:
The Centre participates in a wide range of UK networks and initiatives, including the ICT Knowledge Transfer Network (ICT KTN), the Creative Industries Knowledge Transfer Network (CIKTN), and the Future Internet Strategy Group, including contributions to the Future Internet Report. It is also involved in European strategic initiatives, technology platforms, working groups and expert groups, including:
IT Innovation Centre
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