SUMMARY: VCSEL/Laser arrays, LiDar and LiFi technology forum – 16th May 2019.
The VCSEL/Laser arrays, LiDar and LiFi technology forum was held on 16th May 2019 at The University of West Scotland Hamilton Campus, Glasgow. The key enablers, agreed at the VCSEL/Laser arrays, LiDar and LiFi technology forum, were as follows:
Pipeline of talent from grass roots, apprenticeships and universities.
Develop a technology ecosystem to prove maturity, and also:
Establish links between producers and end-users.
Identify easy wins in niche markets.
Establish manufacturing standards and approvals.
Ensure access to investment.
Develop a robust supply chain.
Lobbying to gain socio/economic awareness.
Keynote speakers at the VCSEL/Laser arrays, LiDar and LiFi technology forum were:
VP Sales and Marketing, CST Global.
Dr. Iain Eddie
Senior Device Development Engineer, CST Global.
Ultra-high volume, silicon photonics solutions.
Dr. Alastair McInroy
Mobility as a service (MaaS).
LiFi technology, benefits and applications.
Dr Ole Kock
Atomic clocks-commercial considerations.
Funding options and opportunities.
SUMMARY: Quantum technology and atomic clock forum – 15th November.
The first T@CST forum was held on 15th November 2018 at The House of an Art Lover, Glasgow. It covered Quantum technologies and atomic clocks. Keynote speakers at the Quantum Technology forum were:
CEO of Technology Scotland
MP for Glasgow North West
Prof. Trevor Cross
CTO & Head of Quantum Technologies, Teledyne e2v.
Dr. Thomas Slight
Research Engineer, CST Global.
Prof. Sir Peter Knight
Senior Research Investigator at Imperial College and Senior Fellow in Residence at the Kavli Royal Society International Centre at Chicheley Hall.
The key enablers, agreed at the Quantum Technology forum, were as follows:
Raise awareness of engineering career opportunity options.
Produce prototypes and demonstrators.
Develop a supply chain.
Ensure sustained funds for development project continuity.
Collaboration between companies.
Lobbying as a collective industry voice.
Upcoming T@CST forums.
The next T@CST forums are planned for the following dates and will cover the technology areas shown.
November 14th 2019
High-Power IR Technology.