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UK’s Silicon Photonics Consortium to receive £4.8 million boost to R&D innovation funding

 
UK’s Silicon Photonics Consortium to receive £4.8 million boost to R&D innovation funding

28 July 2017

It has been announced that Rockley Photonics Limited – a leading integrated technology and systems innovator for next-generation networks – will match government funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and form a “Prosperity Partnership” with the University of Southampton’s Optoelectronics Research Centre  (ORC).

The £4.8 million of funding will be used to support research into how silicon photonics technology can be used to improve data centre communication networks and support a new integrated photonics platform for broader mass market applications.

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Mewburn Ellis partner Emma Graham works with Rockley Photonics on their IP portfolio along with associates Alex Burns, Tom Furnival and Jacqueline Pang.