SUPA has established relationships and formal agreements with a number of physics-based, industry-facing research institutes. These include, the UK Astronomy Technology Centre, home to the new Higgs Innovation Centre on its site at Blackford Hill in Edinburgh; the Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics located within the Strathclyde Technology Innovation Centre in Glasgow; and the National Physical Laboratory headquartered in Teddington with an established Scottish offshoot centred in Glasgow.