Neutron VR is the latest acquisition for the global technology and energy training group which owns Drilling Systems, offshore trainer Survivex and energy training specialist, AIS Training. Globally operating from three world-class training centres in Aberdeen, Newcastle and Grimsby and with offices in Bournemouth, Houston, Dubai and China, the deal will help the Group to advance its ambitious vision to transform training in the global energy sector through technology.
Neutron’s skills will be used to enhance 3T Energy’s products and services portfolio, which includes advanced full-size and mobile simulators, v-learning and integrated software to manage training programmes.
All 16 personnel from Neutron VR will be retained and relocated to 3T Energy Group’s Newcastle headquarters with the company’s founders, Dinesh Kumar and Richard Coates, taking on the senior roles of chief technology officer and director of technology operations respectively within the Group.
Neutron’s reputation is unrivalled in the UK. The company was set up in November 2014 to bring virtual reality and specialist software services to the commercial sector. Both Dinesh Kumar and Richard Coates had previously worked for games developer, Eutechnyx, so were extremely experienced in creating striking visuals and immersive experiences. These unique skills, teamed with a strong background in software development, helped the company achieve rapid growth and win prestigious contracts with major multi-nationals such as McDonald’s UK and Global, Galliard Homes, Samsung UK and Equinox Gyms. All of Neutron’s existing contracts will continue and be transferred into 3T.