Institute of Photonics

An international leader in use-inspired research

Our research activities are strategically focused to ensure academic excellence is combined with strong industrial engagement.

Our key objective is to bridge the gap between academic research and industrial applications and development in the area of photonics.

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New technology to detect sight-threatening disease

Scientists at the University of Strathclyde are involved in research – boosted by new funding – into technology to detect early visual loss in people with long-term conditions.

New technology
We've 12 photonics laboratories and a clean room microfabrication facility, totalling over 1000m2
We're part of the Technology & Innovation Centre, working together on photonic solutions