Maximising sustainable growth in photonic technologies in Scotland

With £4.7m funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), part of UKRI, the Photonics & Quantum Accelerator (PQA) brings together researchers from the Universities of Glasgow, Strathclyde, Heriot-Watt and St Andrews, and local authorities and industry bodies to advance the growth of the photonics sector in Scotland’s Central Belt.

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PQA Call

Our first funding call for impact projects is open! Deadline 28 June, 10am.

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About PQA

Find out more about the background and mission of PQA.

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PQA Consortium

The universities, researchers, and partner organisations that work together.