Business Engagement

Business Partners

Admiral Insurance

Admiral Group is one of the largest car insurance providers in the UK with businesses all over the world.  It employs almost 6,000 staff in the UK and has close to 8,000 staff worldwide. It is Wales’ only FTSE 100 company with Group turnover of £1.97 billion in 2014. We are known in the UK by our insurance brands Admiral, Elephant, Diamond and Bell, our price comparison site, Confused.com and Gladiator for commercial vehicles.   

Admiral Insurance

Bonamy Finch

Bonamy Finch are leaders in the provision of advanced analytics to the market research industry, and currently support over forty insight agencies in delivering projects to their clients.

Bonamy Finch

AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory, inflammation, autoimmune, oncology, infection and neuroscience diseases.

AstraZeneca

Behavioural Insights Team

The Behavioural Insights Team is a unique company. We started life inside No.10 Downing Street as the world’s first government institution dedicated to the application of behavioural sciences. We are now a world-leading consulting firm who strives to help organisations in the UK and overseas to apply behavioural insights in support of social purpose goals.  

Behavioural Insights Team

Bowland Solutions

Bowland Solutions help organisations successfully implement 360 degree feedback and performance appraisal processes through online software, consultancy and debrief services. We work with a range of organisations from multi-national household names through to smaller specialist firms.

Bowland Solutions

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology is the UK's Centre of Excellence for integrated research in terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems and their interaction with the atmosphere.

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

Coelition

Wearable devices, big data and the Internet of Things are poised to create a myriad of personalised services in health, wellness, commerce and leisure. These will have the potential to deliver huge benefits to individual consumers and society at large, but there are real and growing concerns that they could also open the door to Big Brother. 

Coelition

The Co-operative Insurance

The Co-operative Insurance offers a range of home, motor and pet insurance products and likes to be at the forefront of the Insurance industry.

The Co-operative Insurance

Cultura Technologies

Cultura Technologies provides comprehensive, proven software solutions for agribusinesses to simplify data management, streamline processes, and improve business analysis and decision making.

Cultura

Deep Sky Blue

Deep Sky Blue is a dynamic technology company with specialist expertise in defence, security, intelligence and cyber.  DSB specialise in large scale data processing, discovery and search (Big Data), Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics and Natural Language Processing.  Combined with expertise in cloud based infrastructure and middleware services, we are uniquely placed to offer end-to-end services for our customers. 

 

Deep Sky Blue

Dubit

Dubit have always been at the forefront of technology that engages young people. From launching the first kids game world back in 1999, through to creating the first kids’ virtual reality game on Oculus Rift in 2014.

Dubit

Eco Environments

Eco Environments are the NorthWest’s leading Grid-Connected and Off-Grid Power specialist that works with clients to design & deliver on-site energy solutions.

Eco Environments

Framed Data

Framed Data is a Data Science as a Service product that helps companies understand their users and improve their business.

Framed Data

Fujitsu

Fujitsu UK and Ireland is a leading IT systems, services and products company employing 11,400 people with an annual revenue of £1.7 billion.

Fujitsu

FWD Research

FWD Research is the market research and consultancy division of FWD Group, a leading communications consultancy specialising in the Financial Services sector.

FWD Research

Gaist

Gaist is an award winning independent professional services company specialising in asset management, project management, cost management and consulting across the infrastructure, natural resources sectors and emergency services.

Gaist

Halton Lune Hydro

Halton Lune Hydro has developed and operates an installation which will consist of two kaplan turbines and a best practice larinier fish pass, at Forge Weir, Halton.

Halton Lune Hydro

The Human Support Group

Established in 1998, The Human Support Group Ltd is one of the UK’s leading Independent Sector Care Providers.

The Human Support Group

The Hut Group

The Hut Group designs, develops and builds bespoke proprietary software and has used data to enable us to sell and dispatch 30 million items to + 190 countries. It’s this technology and data science that took us to the top of the Sunday Times Profit Track for two consecutive years. All of our technology is engineered in-house to meet our business needs.

The Hut Group

i-graduate

i-graduate provide the global benchmark for the student experience. We deliver comparative insight to the education sector worldwide, helping institutions deliver a world class student experience to enhance competitive advantage.

i-graduate

INRIX

The company leverages big data analytics to reduce the individual, economic and environmental toll of traffic congestion.

INRIX

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture conducts research that provides solutions to nourish Africa – our award-winning agricultural research for development (R4D) focuses on addressing hunger, poverty, and degradation of natural resources in the tropics.

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

Jagex

Multi award-winning Jagex has been at the forefront of online games for nearly 15 years, starting with its flagship adventure title, RuneScape.

Jagex

Lancashire County Council

Lancashire is the second largest economy in the North West and a UK leader in numerous high-tech sectors. Boost Business Lancashire is the £7.2million ERDF-backed Lancashire Business Growth Hub led by the Lancashire LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership). 

Lancashire County Council

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are are one of the largest and highest performing trusts in the country, providing district general hospital services to 370,000 people in Preston and Chorley, and specialist care to 1.5m people across Lancashire and South Cumbria.We provide care from three facilities : Chorley and South Ribble Hospital, Royal Preston Hospital, the Specialist Mobility and Rehabilitation Centre

Our purpose is to be recognised as the centre for acute and specialised hospital services in Lancashire and South Cumbria, providing the highest standards of compassionate, safe care that gives our patients a positive experience, excelling in research, innovation and teaching, developing our staff to reach their potential, and improving the health and wellbeing of our diverse communities.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals

The LateRooms Group

LateRooms.com is a hotel reservations website providing discounted accommodation throughout the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. LateRooms.com offers accommodation from over 150,000 hotels around the world.

The LateRooms Group

Leyland Trucks

Leyland Trucks is one of PACCAR's global group of businesses and is one of Britain’s leading manufacturing companies. It is PACCAR’s established centre for light and medium duty truck design, development and manufacture.

Leyland Trucks operates from one of Europe’s most advanced truck assembly facilities, the Leyland Assembly Plant.

Leyland Trucks

Lyst

Lyst partner with the world’s greatest designers and stores to bring you the world of fashion in one place.

Lyst

Metadata Technology

Metadata Technology was founded in 2005 by the consultants that developed the SDMX (Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange) standards. The aim of the company is to provide consultancy, training, and software tools in support of SDMX. In this role it was the first company to provide SDMX training and independent consulting in SDMX, as well as the first company to develop SDMX software tools.

Metadata Technology

Miralis Data

At Miralis Data we use data analytics, algorithm development, modelling, simulation, artificial intelligence and machine learning to solve the key business challenges. From some of the world’s largest companies to logistics businesses and start-ups to health trusts we’ve worked to deliver huge productivity gains, competitive advantage, cost-savings, insight and improvements to our client’s day-to-day operations.

Miralis

NatCen Social Research

As Britain’s leading centre for independent social research, NatCen have over 40 years’ experience of listening to the public and making sure their voice is heard.

NatCen Social Research

North West Ambulance Service

North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust provides 24 hour, 365 days a year accident and emergency services to those in need of emergency medical treatment and transport.

We provide life-saving care to patients in the community and take people to hospital or a place of care if needed.

NWAS

Peak

We are Peak, the pioneers of Data Analytics-as-a-Service. We help clients grow revenues and drive efficiencies within their business using the world’s first subscription-based Data Analytics service.

Peak

Peppersack

Peppersack is a digital marketing and insight agency who enhance their clients’ online presence, ensure the effectiveness of their online services and provide insight into their retail customers’ behaviour.

Peppersack

Quadrangle

Quadrangle is an award-winning research and strategy business and one of the fastest-growing companies in the research industry.

Quadrangle

Raytheon

Raytheon UK is a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and has developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, national security and commercial markets.

Raytheon

Relative Insight

Relative Insight turns language into data. Built on 10 years of R&D at Lancaster University, the technology was originally designed to find and track criminals online for Child Protection and Counter-Terrorism.

Relative Insight

ScraperWiki

ScraperWiki’s data scientists help customers collect data through automation, ask the right questions of their data, and also analyse it forensically.

ScraperWiki

Sega Hardlight

Hardlight is part of SEGA Networks Inc., a division of SEGA Networks Co., Ltd.  Established in July 2012 as a division of Tokyo-based SEGA Corporation, SEGA Networks Inc. is focused on publishing games for mobile and tablet devices based on SEGA’s most iconic brands in addition to the development of new intellectual properties. We are best known for our endless runner Sonic Dash franchise, whilst also bringing the beloved SEGA Arcade classic Crazy Taxi to the mobile arena. Hardlight is currently hard at work on an ambitious dark fantasy 4X project, Kingdom Conquest: Dark Empire.

Sega Hardlight

SITA

SITA is the communications and IT solution provider that transforms air travel through technology for airlines, at airports and on aircraft. The company’s portfolio covers everything from managed global communications and infrastructure services, to eAircraft, passenger management, baggage, self-service, airport and border management solutions. Owned 100% by more than 400 air transport industry members, SITA has a unique understanding of its needs and places a strong emphasis on technology innovation.

 

SITA

Sky Bet

Sky Betting and Gaming has grown to become one of the UK's leading online betting and gaming companies, with a strong track record of digital innovation, receiving five prestigious awards at the 2014 EGR awards.

Sky Bet

Triggered Messaging

Triggered Messaging has created a real-time digital marketing platform that allows mid market e-commerce retailers to benefit from Amazon-esque cross channel personalisation.

Triggered Messaging

UCAS

UCAS is an independent charity providing information, advice, and admissions services to inspire and facilitate educational progression. Our services support young people making choices after their GCSEs, as well as those applying for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

UCAS

Unilever

Unilever is one of the world’s leading fast-moving consumer goods companies with products sold in over 190 countries. More than 2 billion consumers worldwide use a Unilever product on any given day.

Unilever

Uniper

Uniper is an energy generation and trading company based in Düsseldorf, Germany, formed in 2016 from the split of E.ON.  Uniper Technologies is a science and engineering consultancy with over 1600 staff, with offices in the UK and Germany.  Uniper Technologies' Software Engineering and Data Science department works on applying statistical, machine learning and optimisation techniques to the most important problems across the whole energy sector.

Uniper

Utiligroup

Utiligroup is a leading provider of software and managed services to the utilities sector supporting the industry operations of over 36 energy suppliers, with 3.3 million meter points managed within our managed service.

Utiligroup

Valuechain.com

Valuechain.com provides high value manufacturing supply chains with a suite of innovative software solutions that improve business and supply chain performance.

Valuechain.com

Walgreens Boots Alliance

Walgreens Boots Alliance is the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise in the world.  Our purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. The company was created through the combination of Walgreens and Alliance Boots in December 2014, bringing together two leading companies with iconic brands, complementary geographic footprints, shared values and a heritage of trusted health care services through pharmaceutical wholesaling and community pharmacy care, dating back more than 100 years.

Walgreens Boots Alliance