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Photonics Connected is delighted to present this virtual Lunch & Learn event to explore the innovative and enabling role of photonics technologies in Wales. The keynote will be by Dr Iain Mauchline, Innovation Lead in Electronics, Sensors and Photonics at Innovate UK.

Innovation is key to the future of industry in Wales. Discover the transformative role photonics could play for you and learn about how it's already applied in healthcare, energy, and other high-tech manufacturing. Meet members of the Photonics Connected Leadership Council and hear about recent innovative use cases.

The Industry 4.0 revolution would not be possible without photonics, which has long played a key role in healthcare, communications, and manufacturing. The global market is forecast to reach $800 billion USD by 2023. Self-driving cars, AR and VR, smart manufacturing, and sophisticated brain imaging are just some of the cutting-edge applications.

Join us for this opportunity to learn about recent innovations, network with leaders across the industry, and find out how to get involved with Photonics Connected and the vibrant photonics community in Wales.

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Spotlight on photonics in Wales

Photonics Connected is the new dedicated network for the photonics community in Wales. It has been created by and sits within the Technology Connected organisation to represent and unite the photonics community. We work to unite the industry and provide a unified voice for the sector in Wales, to create a global brand of Welsh photonics.


As part of this Lunch & Learn event, come meet members of the Photonics Connected Leadership Council, including Council Chair Dr Louise Jones, Knowledge Transfer Manager at KTN. KTN supports 1,500+ photonics and photonics-enabled companies, and the vibrant UK photonics research base in the UK.

To learn more about Photonics Connected and get involved, email Avril Lewis or Louise Jones.