Photonics expertise for Birmingham and West Midlands SMEs

Looking for some free business support?
Why not photonics?

Your enterprise may be eligible to receive one of our small and medium-sized businesses' support packages for free

With mutual agreement, AIPT are able to offer resources for initial investigations at no cost to you. At the moment we are offering two initial options for SMEs:

ERDF visit and consultancy

Our sensing technology can:

  • Monitor strain & temperature throughout composite structures
  • Monitor vibrations
  • Measure high-resolution temperature or strain profiles of key parts
  • Monitor flow, level detection or proximity alarms
  • Measure wear on test components
  • Check critical design parameters during design phase & understand how full-size structures operate
  • Monitor temperatures up to at least 600°c
  • Allow very high precision monitoring of pressure through Interferometric sensors
ERDF workshop

Markets that can benefit from photonic technology:

  • Information and communication
  • Entertainment
  • Mobility and transport
  • Illumination and energy
  • Pollution and conservation
  • Food 
  • Life sciences & health care 
  • Water 
  • Safety & Security 
  • Manufacturing  

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