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16th November 2016

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Institute for Integrated Micro and Nano Systems (IMNS)

University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JU 1:00-7:00 pm (16 and 23 November)


As technology life cycles shorten and companies become more globalised, continuing to keep abreast of the latest technological developments is vital for the future competitiveness and even survival of businesses. This half-day free technology showcase provides a platform for improving your technology intelligence activities to capture the information you need to support strategic planning and decision making.

Staff from CENSIS will be attending, and presenting at, this event.

Coverage includes:

  • presentations from academics and researchers
  • lab tour of the Scottish Microelectronics Centre (SMC)
  • demonstratration of more mature technologies using working prototypes
  • provide a platform for providing input on technical challenges via theWall of Ideas

Please note that the Showcase will run twice in November. The first date, 16 November, is a date designed for small and medium sized companies. The event on 23 November is designed for larger companies and plcs. 


13:00Registration and refreshments
13:30Welcome from Prof Anthony Walton (Deputy Head of IMNS)
13.40Introduction from Dr Claudia Duffy (Business Development Executive – Engineering)
14:00Presentations from:

  • Prof. Anthony Walton – system integration and microfabrication
  • Dr. Philip Hands – liquid crystal applications and polymer biosensors
  • Dr. Adam Stokes – sensing with multi agent systems and bioinspired engineering
  • Dr. Jonathan Terry – More-than-Moore technologies
  • Prof. Rebecca Cheung – graphene resonators
  • Prof. Tughrul Arslan – energy-efficient wireless devices
  • Prof. Robert Henderson – CMOS image sensors for imaging and spectroscopy
  • Dr. Andrew Bunting – clean room processing
  • Prof. Anthony Walton – introduction to the Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrative Sensing and Measurement (CDT-ISM)
  • CENSIS – How to combine the skills, knowledge and expertise of partners to build a strong innovation ecosystem.
15:40Lab tours, demos, posters and refreshments
17:00Dinner buffet, drinks and networking
19:00Technology Showcase closes

Who should attend?

Those who benefit from effective technology intelligence, including CEOs, CTOs, technology managers, business development executives, technology scouts, and investors.


Please visit the Eventbrite page to book your place. For other enquiries, email Katrina Saridakis or call 0131 650 7474.