Financial and environmental benefits through the development and transfer of control and monitoring technology in the process industries

Impact: Policy, Economic, Environmental


Perceptive Engineering Limited (PEL) formed in 2003 to exclusively exploit novel model predictive control and monitoring systems that were developed at the University of Manchester. These control and monitoring systems maintained product quality and detected faults within operational processes with sufficient robustness for them to be integrated into industrial plant safety systems. Since 2013, PEL’s annual turnover has increased [text removed for publication] in 2020. It employs 30 full time staff across its business in four countries. The developed technology is benefitting manufacturing and utility companies, providing financial savings [text removed for publication] worldwide, as well as delivering considerable environmental benefits in the form of reduced CO2.
Impact date1 Aug 201631 Jul 2020
Category of impactPolicy, Economic, Environmental
Impact levelAdoption

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Energy