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University of Edinburgh Technology Showcase - Detecting new technologies

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Wednesday, 16 November 2016 from 13:00 to 19:00 (GMT)

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  • Do you have a complete picture of the latest trends in integrated systems design and manufacturing?
  • Are you interested in hearing why the science developed in one of Edinburgh’s leading edge institutes may one day improve your life?
  • Are you missing out on opportunities to team-up with leading scientists?


As your company’s technologies advance, continuing to keep abreast of the latest technological developments and manufacturing capabilities is vital for the future competitiveness and even survival of businesses.


This free half-day technology showcase hosted by the University of Edinburgh provides a platform for improving your technology intelligence activities to capture the information you need to support strategic planning and decision making.


The technologies will be presented by academics and researchers from the University of Edinburgh’s Institute for Integrated Micro and Nano Systems (IMNS) with extensive understanding of technology development. There will also be an opportunity to discuss the technologies with other participants and researchers.


The showcase is sponsored by Alistair Hindle Associates,  a leading firm of European and UK patent and trade mark attorneys. (


Who should attend?


Those who benefit from effective technology intelligence, including entrepreneurs, CEOs and / or CTOs and / or technology managers of start-ups, spin-outs, SMEs, business development executives, and investors.


Benefits of attending


The Technology Showcase will:

  • give you an overview of the newest technologies developed at the IMNS allowing you to extend your company’s manufacturing capabilities
  • allow you to gain the technology information you need to support strategic business planning
  • inform your technology strategy
  • provide you with the means to shape future research at the IMNS


Following the event, all participants will have online access to the presentations and posters shown.

Topics Covered


The half-day Technology Showcase will:

  • present a sample of the IMNS’ technologies by means of oral and poster presentations delivered by academics and researchers
  • exhibit the processing capabilities of the Scottish Microelectronics Centre (SMC) via lab tours
  • demonstrate more mature technologies using working prototypes
  • provide a platform for engaging with the IMNS to solve technical challenges via the Engagement Gateway





Registration and refreshments


Welcome to the IMNS

Prof. Ian Underwood (Head of IMNS)


Introduction to the Technology Showcase

Dr. Claudia M. Duffy (Business Development Executive –   Engineering)


Detecting new technologies - presentations

Prof. Ian Underwood – 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. Ian Underwood – introduction to the Centre for Doctoral   Training in Integrative Sensing and Measurement (CDT-ISM)

Dr. Rachael Wakefield, CENSIS – finding solutions and supporting innovation



Lab tours (cleanrooms, laser lab, 3D printing and soft robotics lab), demonstrations of prototypes, poster presentations, Engagement Gateway and refreshments


Dinner buffet, drinks and networking


Technology Showcase closes

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Institute for Integrated Micro and Nano Systems - Scottish Microelectronics Centre
University of Edinburgh
Kings Buildings
EH9 3JF Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 from 13:00 to 19:00 (GMT)

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