COO leads new line-up as digital twin firm gets set for launch

Slingshot Simulations, the Leeds company which is a pioneer of ‘digital twin’ technology, has made four new appointments to support its growth as it rolls out its software to the market. Dr Robert Harwood joins as Chief Operating Officer, having spent over 20 years in leadership roles in the modelling and simulation industry in both […]

Digital twin pioneer raises £1.5m as it prepares for launch

As seen on Mercia Technoloiges Slingshot Simulations, a Leeds-based start-up and global pioneer in the field of ‘digital twin’ technology, has raised a further £1.5m of investment as it prepares to roll out its system to its first commercial customers. The funding which will help the business to scale its operations, comes from existing investor […]

Press Release: Government Invests in UK’s Largest Digital Twin Platform

Leeds-based start-up to deliver one of the world’s largest digital twin projects A government-backed project led by a Leeds-based start-up will make Yorkshire and Humber a global pioneer in the field of smart cities. The project, announced yesterday by the Cabinet Office, will allow Slingshot Simulations to use its ‘digital twin’ technology to improve the […]

1 Year in the Life of a Start-up

One year ago… Slingshot Simulations started life inside the School of Computing at the University of Leeds, the brainchild of our CEO/CTO David McKee. After months of preparation, the team of 3 moved into their brand new office on 4th September 2019 in the new Nexus building. Today… 12 months on, with the team increased […]

Can Digital Twins Sustainably Save Money? Yes it can

The Challenge The World Health Organisation discovered that 3 million deaths a year are caused by air pollution and is recognised as a contributing factor in the onset of Heart Disease and Cancer. With city councils declaring climate emergencies it became evident that a rapid response was needed. Back in March we embarked on a […]