Photonics Enabling Productivity Throughout the UK

UK Photonics

UK Photonics

A £15.2bn industry employing over 89,400 people in the UK with nationally leading productivity and global industrial and societal impact

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UK Photonics and Quantum Directory

UK Photonics and Quantum Directory

A fully searchable directory of all companies, research organisations and universities engaged in Photonics and Quantum in the UK

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Vision for UK Photonics in 2035

Vision for UK Photonics in 2035

The future size and impact of photonics across the economy

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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…

Photonics Leadership Group reformed to maximise growth of a £10.5bn UK industry with global impact.

The Photonics Leadership Group (PLG) today announced that it has been reformed with full backing from over 50 leading UK photonics manufacturers, associations and research institutes. At a meeting in London on 8 May 2013 the group confirmed over ~70,000 people are directly employed in UK photonics manufacturing in an industry worth £10.5 billion to…

Who are the Photonics Leadership Group?

The PLG is a voluntary collective of photonics industry and academic leaders nudging policy, strategy, industry and research in mutually beneficial directions