1 July 2009

Future Global Photonics Markets and Technology Strategy Board Support

  • Sector: Photonics
  • Location: Gooch and Housego, Dowlish Ford, Ilminster
  • Attendees: All welcome



The South West of England has long had a vi-brant photonics community that has frequently had to travel to other regions to access industry relevant events. Following discussions with photonics organisations in the South west this event brings valuable photonic related content to your area and provides an opportunity to network with others engaged in photonics and related business in the South West.

Michael Lebby, President of the influential OIDA in Washington, USA will present the OIDA’s view of the future of photonics and the impact on key areas such as ’green tech’. This is a rare and valuable opportunity to gain insights into future growth areas in our industry.
In support of that future growth Mike Biddle (Lead Technologist, TSB) will present the mechanisms by which you can support innova-tion through the Technology Strategy Board’s investments such as Collaborative R&D Competitions.


10.15 - Registration & Coffee

10.30 - Start and Introductions

10.45 - Introduction to Gooch and Housego
Paul Ellis

11.00 - The Future of Photonics, and the rise of Green Photonics
Michael Lebby, President, OIDA

12.00 - Photonics in the South West
James Regan, Isca Photonics

12.45 - Lunch

13.45 - Technology Strategy Board Activities
Mike Biddle, Lead Technologist, Technology Strategy Board

14.30 - EU and other funding opportunities
John Lincoln, Sepnet

15.00 - Opportunity for tour of G&H

16.00 - Close

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