Transport Scotland announces submission date extension for MaaS Investment Fund

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Transport Scotland announces submission date extension for MaaS Investment Fund Transport Scotland has announced an extension to the submission date for the Scottish Government’s MaaS Investment Fund. Applicants now have until Thursday 5th of September to submit proposals. Alongside this extension, Transport Scotland has also published an updated list of FAQs to provide further clarity to applicants. The updated list, … Read More

NXP growing its Automotive Development Team at NXP Glasgow

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NXP growing its Automotive Development Team at NXP Glasgow NXP is now the number 1 supplier of semiconductors into the Automotive market, recently announcing the growth of its Automotive Development Team at NXP Glasgow. Its latest openings are for applications engineers and product marketers, with other roles expected soon. Please check out the roles below and apply to the global centre … Read More

Photonics Scotland at Laser Munich: the Wrap Up

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Photonics Scotland at Laser Munich: the Wrap Up VIEW THE PHOTOS Photonics Scotland was delighted to attend Laser World of Photonics in Munich at the end of June, the world’s leading trade fair for Photonics. The team was based on the Scottish Pavilion, an area showcasing the latest research, technologies and capabilities from Scotland’s Photonics Sector, alongside member companies including … Read More

Technology Scotland Annual Dinner 2019: Tickets now on sale!

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Technology Scotland is delighted to announce that tickets for its 2019 Annual Dinner are now on sale! Now in its fourth year, the dinner has grown year on year to become one of the best attended events for Scotland’s Enabling Technology Sector. The night attracts over 200 attendees from across Technology Scotland’s membership, from sectors including mobility as as service, … Read More

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