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Our projects have received funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), and Innovate UK.

Our current and recent portfolio of research also includes Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs).

Explore our collaborative activities

Current projects


Efficient Consumer Response (second project)

Read about the second PARC ECR project that will explore how machine learning can help make more robust inventory control decisions in the context of inaccurate stock records.

Brother International

Brother International

PARC is supporting Brother International in the creation of its own Forecasting Centre of Excellence.

Completed projects

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Enabling Repurposing - Product Transformation and Connected Collaboration

Read about our Welsh Government funded project on repurposing products and its value for the circular economy.

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Efficient Consumer Response (ECR)

Investigating inventory inaccuracies to discover whether precise stock-taking can help increase sales.

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Resilient Remanufacturing Networks (Re-Run)

Creating a sustainable and resilient world by helping remanufacturers manage their supply chains.

Completed KTPs

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Ocado KTP

A KTP to deliver a live vehicle routing system, an innovative first in the grocery home delivery market.

Accolade wines

Accolade Wines

Improving the forecasting and inventory control capabilities of Accolade Wines and assessing the impact.

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Ocado Group

Understanding the generation and reduction of food waste through a simulation model.

Yeo Valley

Researching flexible and resilient operations and supply chain management strategies.

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Qioptic Ltd

Developing and applying a novel inventory control decision support system for closed loop supply chains found in the remanufacturing environment.

Panalpina, Tilburg

Panalpina World transport (service optimisation)

Developing inventory control and 3D printing techniques for service optimization in additive manufacturing.

Panalpina World Transport BV, Tilburg, Netherlands

Panalpina World Transport (inventory reductions)

Developing a demand-driven inventory forecasting model to facilitate inventory reductions.

Contact us

We are always keen to identify opportunities to work with industry and please contact our Centre Director, Professor Aris Syntetos, in the first instance to discuss your requirements and identify appropriate academic experts from within our team.