Photonics worth £13.5 billion to the UK economy

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Photonics worth £13.5 billion to the UK economy The Photonics Leadership Group 2019 update shows the increasing value of light-based technology to UK economy Companies manufacturing and delivering services based on photonics technology in the UK produce £13.5 billion in output every year, contribute £5.3 billion of gross added value to the UK economy annually and employs 69,000 people in … Read More

Technology Scotland announces the publication of its 2018 Annual Report – Read now!

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Technology Scotland announces the publication of its latest 2018 Annual Report Over the last year, Technology Scotland has grown significantly, exceeding 120 corporate members. Through their support and cooperation, we have expanded our activities considerably. Between our 3 networks – MaaS Scotland, Photonics Scotland and Product Design Scotland – we held numerous events, workshops and conferences, secured new funding opportunities and … Read More

‘Cold Atoms; made simple’ by Kelvin Nanotechnology

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gMOT Grating Kelvin Nanotechnology (KNT), an advanced photonics and quantum component company, announces release of a new grating chip, gMOT. A compact grating Magneto-Optical Trap Chip for the generation of Ultra Cold Atoms of 87Rb. The grating can trap over 10 million 87Rb atoms, with atom clouds denser than 1010/cm3, cooling below 40 µK. The microfabricated gMOT enables laser cooling … Read More

Photonics Scotland Vision Paper now available to read/download

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Photonics Scotland Vision Paper now available to read/download As you may have seen, earlier this year the Scottish Optoelectronics Association (SOA), Scotland’s community for photonics and photonics-enabled organisations, launched its strategic paper, ‘Photonics in Scotland: A Vision for 2030’, and announced its rebrand to Photonics Scotland. Photonics in Scotland: A Vision for 2030 The global photonics market is set to … Read More

Art of Possible, co-designed by Technology Scotland, wins BWS Event of the Year 2019

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Art of Possible, co-designed by Technology Scotland, wins BWS Event of the Year 2019 We are delighted to announce that the Art of Possible event series, co-designed by Technology Scotland, has been awarded the Event/Festival of the Year Award at the BWS Women in Hospitality and Tourism Awards. Art of Possible is a first of its kind event series co-designed … Read More

20% discount for Technology Scotland members exhibiting at PHOTONEX Glasgow 2019

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Technology Scotland is delighted to announce a 20% discount for all members who wish to exhibit at PHOTONEX Glasgow 2019, a one-day exhibition at the TIC, University of Strathclyde, where suppliers will be able to engage directly with scientists, engineers, technologists, designers and buyers during the exhibition: www.photonexroadshow.com Technology Scotland is supporting this event with a Photonics Scotland exhibition stand. … Read More

Photonics Scotland to exhibit at Laser World of Photonics 2019

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Photonics Scotland to exhibit at Laser World of Photonics 2019 Photonics Scotland is delighted to announce it will exhibit at the upcoming Laser World of Photonics show, the world‘s leading platform for the laser and photonics industry and Europe’s biggest Photonics event. When: 24th June 2019 – 27 June 2019 Where: Scottish Pavilion, Hall B2, Booth 129 During the show, attendees … Read More

Scottish Photonics Week photos now available to view

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Scottish Photonics Week photos now available to view Scottish Photonics Week is officially over! Now that the dust has settled on a very busy week, we’re delighted to have the opportunity to reflect on its main achievements. Over 230 delegates came to Glasgow for the EPIC AGM and Scottish Photonics Week. Outwith the UK, welcomed guests from 26 countries, including … Read More