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Map of photonics in the UK

This interactive map shows the distribution of over 1500 photonics organisations found throughout the UK. Developed with the support of the Knowledge Transfer Network and SPIE following the map enables you to explore the photonics companies in your area. If you would like to be added to the map please contact the PLG or photonics@ktn-uk.org…

Lifi- visible light communications info day

The EPSRC-funded ‘Ultra-parallel visible light communications (UP-VLC)’ programme grant – a partnership between the Universities of Strathclyde, Edinburgh, St Andrews, Oxford and Cambridge studying high-bandwidth Datacom via solid-state lighting – is holding an open day on 4th May 2016 at the Royal Academy of Engineering in London. The event features talks from the project partners,…

PLG welcomes Compound Semiconductor Catapult

The PLG warmly welcomes the announcement of a new Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne on Friday 8 Jan 2016. The 11th Catapult to be funded will be head quartered in Wales and supported with £10m/ year in central government funding.  The Catapult will focus on the applications of compound…