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QuantIC awards record number of industrial collaboration projects

QuantIC’s technology has been making inroads with industry and 7 new projects have been awarded partnership resources in the last round of funding applications. Some of the companies QuantIC’s researchers will be collaborating with include M Squared Lasers,Gooch and Housego and Leonardo, focusing on a wide range of research projects such as passive terahertz imaging, polarisation control and mosaic filters for multi-spectral imaging.

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The Hub’s £4M Partnership Resource Funds targets the translation of research outcomes into industrial applications and commercial opportunities. All applications submitted are assessed and evaluated by the QuantIC Market Opportunities Panel, which is made up of industry and government partners such as Thales, Andor, Scottish Enterprise and Dstl.

Furthermore, QuantIC has also listened to market feedback on the Partnership Resource Fund and in addition to feasibility studies and demonstrator projects, applications can also be made for market studies, supporting prototype development and enterprise fellowships.More information on the QuantIC’s Partnership Resource Fund can be found here.

The closing date for the next submission is 23 Jan 2017.