Author Archives: John Lincoln

light bulb

Future Photonic Leaders

Early career photonic professionals and researchers are invited to a virtual sandpit meeting on 9th September to discuss the formation of new Early Career/ Future Photonics Leadership group focused on fostering, supporting and capturing the opinions of those early in their photonics careers that will lead the industry in the future.

Photonics Training and Coaching from Photonhub and Cornerstone

A suite of new training resources are now available from  PhotonHub including remote course and hands-on in person training. Investment Readiness coaching and Investor Matchmaking for photonics start-ups and those looking to scale-up is also available, with 30 September the next deadline to apply. Supported under Horizon2020, UK companies are fully eligible and encouraged to participate in PhotonHub CORNERSTONE…

Plan B to Horizon Europe

The latest policy paper from UK government provides details of the Plan B alternative and transition arrangements should the UK not associate to Horizon Europe. Whilst it remains the UK’s clear aim to associate to Horizon Europe, the process has become bogged down in broader political issues. During a visit by the then Science Minster,…

Vulcan 2020 laser receives UK infrastructure funding

Vulcan 2020: is set to received £9.8 million from UKRI’s latest infrastructure fund latest over the next three years with £59.7 million from the Infrastructure Fund in total including future funding years. Based at STFC’s Central Laser Facility at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory at the Harwell Campus in Oxfordshire, Vulcan 2020 will increase the peak…