UK photonics manufacturing remains a largely hidden industry despite contributing £12.9 billion per year to the economy and underpinning most of the products and services that we all use on a daily basis, a report remarks.
Construction has begun on a new £8 million electronics and photonics research centre in Torbay, in the South West of England
Dr Tom Harvey, programme development manager for healthcare photonics at CPI, discusses the centre’s activities and how it will support the commercialisation of novel medical technologies
The UK’s Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) at the University of Southampton is set to receive £4.8 million to support the centre’s silicon photonics research
The UK photonics sector is growing at twice the speed of the rest of the UK economy, according to new research carried out by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and the Photonics Leadership Group (PLG)
On 25 January, a debate was held in UK parliament discussing the importance of adopting photonics technology in manuafcturing to improve domestic productivity
Wenko Süptitz, head of German high-tech industry association, Spectaris discusses what companies in Germany and the UK should consider following the UK's decision to leave the European Union