Summer School 2018

Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Photonics


Date: 16th - 22nd June 2018

Venue: Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews

The topic of the 74th Scottish Universities Summer School in Physics will be 'Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Photonics'. The School will be held in St Andrews, Scotland, from 16th to 23rd June 2018. SUSSP was established in 1960  to "contribute to the dissemination of advanced knowledge (in Physics) and the formation of contacts among scientists from different countries" through annual summer schools of the highest international standard.

The school aims:

Foster a sense of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship whilst focussing on photonics research and commercialisation.

Networking of international physics students and high profile speakers.

Advisory board:

Dr. Thomas Baer, Executive Director of the Stanford Photonics Research Centre 
Prof. Alan Miller, SUPA CEO
Dr Olga Kozlova, Enterprise Creation Manager, Heriot Watt University
Mat Wasley, Knowledge Transfer Manager Photonics, KTN
Iain Ross, Technology Analyst

Registrations open late 2017