Take a look below at our activity highlights across February.

Date Activity Description
1st February SPIE Photonics West Attended Photonics West to represent the Scottish cluster and promote organisations and capabilities.
2nd February Integrated Rural Mobility Workshop In partnership with the University of Aberdeen, delivered a workshop exploring innovation in rural mobility.
6th February Meeting with Graham Simpson, MSP, Convenor of CPG on sustainable Mobility Discussed recent activities relating to Mobility as a Service and plans for future roadmap.
6th & 7th February Space Suppliers Summit Attended the event to represent the Photonics for Space SIG and meet with people from the space sector.
7th February Meeting with DBT Met with representatives from DBT, CSA Catapult, Fraunhofer CAP and UKATC to discuss relevant upcoming events in 2024.
8th February Meeting with Innovate UK KTN Met to discuss upcoming IUK KTN Photonics for Space meeting taking place in March’24.
9th February Photonics and Quantum Roundtable Outputs Met with representatives from UoS and AMIDS to discuss outputs and next steps following December’s roundtable meeting.
13th February Scottish Optical Communications Symposium Attended and sponsored 2nd Annual Meeting hosted by the University of Strathclyde.
14th February Product Design Scotland Compliance by Design SIG Delivered third meeting of this Special Interest Group – guest presenters, Eurofins and JemmDx.
19th February Quantum Technologies Alliance Research Challenge Attended QT ARC kick-off meeting as member of leadership team.
20th February Photonics and Quantum Future Skills Leadership Group Formal launch of skills group which includes representation from industry, academia, government, skills providers and outreach organisations.
21st February MaaS Scotland Data and Governance SIG Delivered latest meeting of this group with guest presenters from the DfT.
21st February Scottish Cluster Ecosystem Alliance Met with SCEA representatives to discuss group and upcoming SCEA conference taking place in March ’24.
21st February SSAC Space Sector Roundtable Represented enabling technologies interests at roundtable exploring opportunities for Scotland’s space sector.
23rd February Product Design Scotland Steering Board Quarterly meeting of PDS advisory group.
26th February Photonics Scotland Steering Board Quarterly meeting of PS advisory group.
27th February ITS UK Summit Panellist at ITS UK annual meeting, discussing Mobility as a Service.
28th February Engineering Policy Group Scotland Attended EPGS meeting to discuss the group and future activities.
29th February Made in Scotland Attended the event online.