Computing

Imperial College London’s interdisciplinary researchers at the Institute of Security Science and Technology are committed to remaining at the forefront of discovery and innovation in areas relating to ICT and security.

Based on this expertise, ICON has provided sophisticated solutions to organisations from banks to pharmaceutical companies, helping them to harness the knowledge of some of the world’s brightest minds in this dynamic and fast-evolving field in areas including:

Artificial intelligence (AI)

Machine learning, automated reasoning, digitisation, deep learning, logic programming, natural language processing, neural networks and robot vision.

Digital transformation

Industry 4.0, BlockChain / distributed ledger technologies (DLT), Bitcoin / cryptocurrencies, ‘deep tech’ including Internet of Things (IoT).

Communications

Smart networks, signal processing, visual information processing, interactive visualisation, bioinformatics, hardware and software performance optimisation, data transformation and speech processing.

Our consultants strive to create a direct, positive impact from their research and expertise through collaborative interactions with industry. Whether you need help with developing visual analytics, protecting infrastructure or bio and environmental security analysis, we can find the right people to help you solve your problem.

Advisory services

Product design, research methods, data analysis, technology evaluation for investment, technological innovation, patent evaluation, prototype and protocol development, policy, cyber security and more. Assisting museums, writers, film makers and artists to ensure creations scientifically sound.

Expert insight

Membership of Scientific Advisory Boards and Technical Panels, advice and guidance on drug development programmes, thought leadership, conference speakers, literature reviews and provision of foresight.

Analysis and testing

Use of the world-class specialist facilities and technicians at Imperial for projects ranging from aerodynamic measurements and medical imaging to structural testing and analysis.

Our consultants are world-leading experts in their field, committed to on-going research.

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Digital transformation

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The electricity sector is currently undergoing unprecedented changes, including obligations to decarbonise and pressure to keep bills down. With old coal being driven off the system, new nuclear given the go-ahead, prices reaching new highs and lows, and clean energy overtaking fossil fuels for the first time, there is an increasing need for a strong evidence base and robust analysis. read more

Energising Britain Report

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Dr Iain Staffell, Dr Malte Jansen and consultants from e4Tech were commissioned by Drax Group to look into the progress, impacts and outlook for transforming Britain’s energy system. read more

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Studies by Imperial's academics for energy companies Drax and SSE Renewables offer expert insight into the energy technologies that could help the UK meet its target of net zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2050. read more

Experts issue weather warning for Britain’s electricity grid

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Britain’s ever-changing weather could put its landmark net zero climate target at risk and become a threat to the power grid’s security unless policymakers take action. Independent report for Drax Electric Insights. read more

Energising Britain

Energising Britain

New technologies are transforming the way we live and work. They are changing businesses and communities and creating huge opportunities to improve our quality of life, and Britain’s ability to compete in a global economy. read more