Photonics Enabling Productivity Throughout the UK

UK Photonics

UK Photonics

A £13.5bn industry employing over 69,000 people in the UK

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Who are the PLG?

Who are the PLG?

The PLG is a voluntary collective of photonics industry and academic leaders

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Future Challenges

Future Challenges

Four key challanges that will be address by photonics innovation

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PLG contributors now listed

A new ‘who are we?‘ page has been added to www.photonicsuk.org listing regular contributors to the Photonics Leadership Group. If you are interested in becoming a regular contributor to the PLG and represent a developer, or user of Photonics in the UK at senior management level please contact us.

New Lighting report from ESPKTN

ESP KTN have releases an Energy Efficient Lighting report. The guide is intended to be read by the lighting industry, technology companies, the UK government and technology investors in the UK and internationally. http://bit.ly/1dX8xI3 Please note you will need to be a member of _connect to be able to read the report.

SWOTS updated

Several of the SWOTS of key UK photonics sectors have been updated following input from industry experts.  Key changes are underlined in each SWOT postings.  Further comments are very welcome

Connecting Great and Enabling Technologies

Isn’t every great technology an enabling technology? Superficially yes, but these terms are being used by support agencies, government and the European Commission to describe, in some cases, quite different areas of technology which will be the focus of significant targeted support and funding. To maximise synergises between different technologies, industries and economic support from…

UK Photonics SWOT – Security Metrology and Sensors including defence and aerospace

Note this SWOT looks at the complete area of Security metrology and sensing and specifically includes photonics related to defence and aerospace applications. Sensing related to healthcare is included in 3.Life sciences – biophotonics and industrial process control in 2. Industrial manufacturing. 5- Security Metrology and Sensors including defence and aerospace Strengths Globally significant defence/security…