Head Office Glasgow
CEO Neil Martin
CTO Dr Richard Taylor
Head of Technology Tom Hall
Sales & Marketing Director Euan Livingston
CGF Board Rep Susannah McClintock
Vector Photonics is a Glasgow-based laser developer commercialising PCSELs (Photonic Crystal Surface Emitting Lasers). This new class of laser offers high speed and power and can be manufactured at low cost. The world relies on lasers…datacentres use lasers to power their communications networks. Globally, these datacentres account for 2-3% of electricity usage and this demand is forecast to grow by up to 400% by 2030.
Vector Photonics is commercialising all-semiconductor, PCSELs using a prototype supply chain based entirely in Scotland’s world-leading, photonics cluster.
This capability is unique in the industry. Each step of the supply chain is provided by a Scottish company which is established, profitable, independent, world-class,
Clean Growth Fund has co-lead a £2.4m investment alongside Foresight WAE Technology (FWT) Funds into Vector Photonics, a Glasgow-based laser developer.
The funding round also included continued commitment from existing investors UKI2S and Equity Gap, and new investment from Scottish Enterprise. This is Clean Growth Fund’s