Our Services for Industrial Partners

μ-VIS welcomes collaborations and offers a range of services to internal and external academics, as well as industrial institutions. 

We provide essential support for research and development projects in industries ranging from manufacturing to healthcare.

Our Expertise
Our team specialises in a variety of fields, including:

  • Materials Science including Composites, metallurgy and porous media
  • Biomedical Imaging, Bioengineering, and Histology
  • Electronics
  • Palaeontology & Archaeology
  • Earth and Environmental Science

We offer a suite of services developed over the years to meet the bespoke imaging requirements of our industrial clients. These include:

  • Contracted Work under NDA to ensuring confidentiality and protect sensitive information, allowing for secure collaboration on proprietary projects
  • Collaborative Research and Development Projects for engaging in joint research initiatives, including PhD partnerships and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs), for innovation and knowledge exchange between academia and industry
  • SMEs Support: Provide specialised support tailored to the unique requirements of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), inline with UKRCs roadmap
  • Customised Training Programs: Tailored training programs are developed to enhance the skills of the workforce, equipping them with the necessary knowledge and expertise to optimize the advantages of advanced imaging technologies.
  • Consultation Services: Expert consultation services are available to address particular challenges or discover new prospects. Our team’s extensive experience and technical proficiency are leveraged to facilitate strategic decision-making processes.
  • Prototype Development and Testing: Create and evaluate prototypes, employing advanced imaging techniques to enhance design accuracy, identify and resolve issues

In addition, we can offer:

  • Image Production: Generate high-quality volume data utilising our state-of-the-art equipment
  • Image Analysis: From sample visualisation to precise measurements
  • Defect Detection: Identify and analyse defects with precision
  • Actual-Nominal Comparison: Compare real-world objects to their digital (CAD) representations for accuracy assessment (e.g. 3D printing applications and manufacturing)
  • Assembly Analysis: Analyse the assembly of complex structures
  • FE Model Generation (Meshing): moddeling oriented imaging for generating accurate real -object meshes for moddeling applications
  • Correlative imaging: Combination of XCT with other imaging technologies such as light and electron microscopy
  • In Situ Testing during Imaging: Perform tests directly within the imaging equipment

Contact us at muvis-info@soton.ac.uk to discuss how we can tailor our services to meet your specific needs.