Innovation Centre for Sensor and Imaging Systems

Sensing Opportunities

CENSIS is a centre of excellence for Sensor and Imaging Systems (SIS) technologies and enables leading industry innovators and world-class university researchers to collaborate at the forefront of market-focused SIS innovation, developing products and services for global markets.

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News & Events

Events Calendar

Current events are listed.  These will be added to during the course of the year Date Title/Subject Time Organiser Venue 18/06/14 Energy Harvesting Competition: Addressing Power Challenges in Electronic Systems 12.00-5.00pm TSB 200 St Vincent - Read more...

GSS wins Institute of Physics ‘IOP Innovation Award’

Four UK companies – including one recently supported by CENSIS – recently received Innovation Awards from the Institute of Physics (IOP). Gas Sensing Solutions from Glasgow won its award based on increasing innovation and market potential from - Read more...

The Technology Strategy Board is launching a £5m call to open in September 2014.

Date:     4. August Time:    9.30 to 15.00 Venue:  Wolfson Medical School, Glasgow University Background   £270m of funding was announced in the 2013 Autumn Statement to exploit quantum science, £50m of this - Read more...

2014 UK Optical Design Meeting

Kelvin Conference Centre University of Glasgow  G20 0SP  Scotland 25 September 2014 8.30am – 4.30pm Are you interested in imaging or optical design? If you have interests in optical design, you are a researcher, you are - Read more...

Industry R&D Engagement with CENSIS

Tues 2 September 2014, 200 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5SG or Wed 3 September 2014, Jurys Inn, Guild Street, Aberdeen AB11 5RG 9.00 – 17.00 (Options to attend for the morning, afternoon or all - Read more...

Photonic Sensing the Environment

SU2P Environmental Sensing Workshop (in partnership with CENSIS) Collins Building, CL205 (Previously Court Senate Suite) Richmond Street, University of Strathclyde 1  October 2014 Does your business need to start measuring our environment to plan operations? - Read more...

Subsea Webinar

10 July @ 3:30pm British Summer Time (10:30am Eastern Daylight Time) Background The webinar is  the second in a series  that aims to discuss best practice for undersea data monitoring in various applications. Undersea operators across the - Read more...

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The first collaborative CENSIS projects to be announced:

  • Correction of optical aberrations for improved image quality in Optos scanning laser ophthalmoscopes (Optos plc/University of Glasgow)
  • Application of Hyperspectral Imaging (HSI) in the water environment (AECOM Ltd./UK Astronomy Technology Centre)
  • Low cost magnetic encoders (Renishaw plc/Heriot-Watt University)


CENSIS is located at the Inovo building at ITREZ, Scotland’s International Technology & Renewable Energy Zone, at 121 George Street, Glasgow.