new spinout business specialising in particle
science research has been formed with the
support of the University’s commercialisation
partners Techtran. Technical software and
consultancy business Structure Vision has
developed software to model and simulate the
behaviour of materials made of particles,
including powders and tablets.
company is based on the research of Richard
Williams (pictured) in the school of process,
environmental and materials engineering. Professor
Williams said: “The beauty of DigiPac
is that it lets the client visualise processes
that take place often at a microscopic level.
It saves time and money by enabling ‘virtual’
problem solving and performance enhancement
of industrial processes that we usually don’t
see because they take place inside machinery.”
company’s DigiPac software will be targeted
at pharmaceutical and chemical companies who
design, make or handle particulate materials.
Structure Vision has already secured a number