UK Photonics Future Growth

The major opportunities for future growth within the UK photonics sector are identified within this draft report – PLG_UK_Photonics_Future_growth_Jan2014draft.

The report highlights area where the UK can be an international leader in significant markets and what should be done to maximise these opportunities.  This report acts as a guide for developing and reaffirming business and investment strategy, research direction and partnership development by providing guidance on the 3 key questions of:-

  1. Where is UK photonics growth coming from?
  2. What strength have we got in the area to build on?
  3. What action essential to make growth happen?

Additional comment and suggestion for industry wide action are most welcome.

Note opportunities in sensors, components, defence and aerospace are still missing and tmay in time conceal some of the more significant unrealised opportunities.

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