The SUPA INSPIRE scheme funded a six month secondment for a research physicist from the Institute of Photonics, University of Strathclyde, to work in collaboration with the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research and Coherent Scotland Ltd.
Institute of Photonics
THE CLIENT: Coherent Scotland Ltd, Thales Optronics Ltd, SELEX Galileo Ltd, GMI UK Ltd
THE BACKGROUND: The Institute of Photonics, at the University of Strathclyde, conducted a survey into industry’s needs for training in photonics. An unexpected request came back strongly from two of the Institute’s existing company partners: an introduction to lasers for the non-specialist.