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  • Funding advice and support

    Funding advice and support

    Providing advice and support on applying for grants and funding.

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  • HEPTech

    HEPTech

    HEPTech is made up of major research institutions active in particle, astroparticle and nuclear physics. It has a membership of 23 institutions across 16 countries, including most of the CERN member states.

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  • ACCELERATE

    ACCELERATE

    ACCELERATE is a Horizon 2020 project, supporting the long-term sustainability of large scale research infrastructures (RIs) through the development of policies and legal...

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  • Action To Support Photonic Innovation Clusters In Europe

    Action To Support Photonic Innovation Clusters In Europe

    ASPICE promotes international cooperation among Photonic Clusters throughout Europe, strengthening the European economy and addressing societal challenges…

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  • Energy Harvesting Special Interest Group

    Energy Harvesting Special Interest Group

    Energy Harvesting is a means of powering electronic devices by ‘scavenging’ energy sources such as environmental vibrations, human power, thermal gradients, or pressure gradients…

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  • Internet Of Things Special Interest Group

    Internet Of Things Special Interest Group

    The Internet of Things Special Interest Group aims to provide a forum for the promotion of business ideas and opportunities on the Internet of Things…

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Case Studies

We make things happen. ESP staff are business literate scientists and engineers, and are skilled at translating between technology needs and requirements; usually reaching out to end-users and problem-owners to connect them with the people who know how to solve the problems that they face.

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Smart DC success

ESP KTN has recently been working in conjunction with the Modern Built Environment KTN and the Energy Generation and Supply KTN to look into the issues of Smart DC. Following on from a successful event on the 6th December, ideas …

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Plastic Electronics Goes Gaga!

Photonics and printed electronics are not just used in the devices and applications that we usually consider. Grabbing the attention of media stars such as Lady Gaga and Alison Goldfrapp, Amy Winters launched her fashion Label, “ Rainbow Winters” in …

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Feed The World……..in 2050!

Anyone with an interest in current affairs will know that world population is growing at break neck speed and with people living longer than ever. Some governments and scientists are beginning to question how the earth will be able to …

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Asking Questions

Consultation ESP KTN has been helping the Technology Strategy Board investigate potential cases for Technology Innovation Centres in our domain: Photonics and Sensor Systems. TSB has launched a £200m+ programme to create a network of world-leading TICs to transform the …

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Making Money from Mobile Apps

Scientists like data, and generate a lot of it, much of which is generally available to the public—but how could they make use of it? Research centres like those operated by NERC and the STFC are very motivated to see …

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Ultra Efficient Lighting

The EU is strongly supporting the move from incandescent to solid state lighting.  It is important to fully understand the implications of such a move with regard to delivery of light and light colour expectations by the public.   ESP …

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