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

Our confirmed events are listed below. Please follow the link for more information on each one. The calendar is updated as new events are added throughout the year. Date Title Time Organiser Location 04 Aug 2014 - Read more...

SPIE Remote Sensing 2014 European Conference

Amsterdam RAI europaplein, NL1078 GZ     Netherlands 22-25 September 2014 21 September         16.00 – 18.00 22 September         07.30 – 17.00 23 September         08.00 – 17.00 24 September         08.00 – 17.00 25 September         - Read more...

Centre for Defence Enterprise Funding Call Networking Event

200 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5SG 30 September 2014 9.30-4.30pm Do you have an innovation to advance our defence medical science? Are you able to provide a synthetic solution to biological applications in defence? - 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...

TSB Quantum Technology Funding Call

Wolfson Medical School, University of Glasgow 04 August 2014, 9.30am-3.00pm Background £270m of funding was announced in the 2013 Autumn Statement to exploit quantum science, £50m of this will be invested over the next five years - Read more...

2014 UK Optical Design Meeting

Kelvin Conference Centre University of Glasgow  G20 0SP 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 an expert user of - 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...

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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.