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

CENSIS Press Releases

2015 Scottish firms set to grow through the latest technological revolution [CENSIS seeks industry partner for IOT project] 2014 A new breed of degree for a new breed of engineer [Collaborative MSc degree announced] CENSIS - Read more...

Events Calendar

Our confirmed events for 2015, along with externally organised events that may be of interest to the SIS community, are listed below. Please follow the link for more information on each one. The calendar is updated - Read more...

CENSIS Project Clinic – February 2015

Inovo Building, 121 George Street, Glasgow G1 1RD 10 February 2015 9.00am-1.30pm  (45 minute appointments) Do you have an idea relevant to the ‘Internet of Things’ that you would like to progress within your business? Do - Read more...

Architecting 21st century systems: open systems on a closed planet

IET Special Interest Group for Electronics, Control & Informatics IET Teacher Building, Glasgow G1 4DB 4 Feb 2015, 6.30pm (talk starts 7.00pm) Twenty first century systems are complex, dynamic and interconnected, offering great opportunities and - Read more...

CENSIS IoT Manufacturing Demonstrator Project: Industry Partner Sought

Closing Date for Expressions of Interest: 27 Feb 2015 Decision Date: 17 Apr 2015 Project Starts: from 15 May 2015 Internet of Things Demonstrator Project Are you a manufacturing or logistics company based in Scotland? - Read more...

10th Convergent Technologies Showcase & Conference

Beardmore Hotel and Golden Jubilee Hospital, Clydebank 27 May 2015 Healthcare and industry: challenges and opportunities – past, present and future Save the date to join CENSIS and other events partners including University of Strathclyde, - Read more...

2014 CENSIS Events

  Date Title Location 14/01/14 CENSIS Launch Glasgow 05/02/14 Marine and Subsea Sensing for Defence and Security Applications Aberdeen 02/06/14 Innovative Sensors for Marine Energy Developers Thurso 05/08/14 University Engagement with CENSIS Stirling 02/09/14 Industry - 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.