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Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics


CAPE aims to provide not only a world centre of excellence to deliver business viable technology from scientific concept to demonstrator through academic-industrial collaborations at Cambridge, but also a communication platform for CAPE partners to access technical knowledge and business information distributed over the value chain of the global electronics and photonics industry through not only internal interaction between the partners but also external engagement to key knowledge holders in fields outside the CAPE community.

Read more at: TFGs


On behalf of the CAPE Steering Committee, the Technology Focus Groups (TFGs) oversee CAPE technology issues and road-mapping. Appropriate representatives from the University and all the Partner companies sit on each TFG which may be chaired by either an academic or an industrial member. Each TFG covers a specific technological area and oversees CAPE project progress, either at detailed or executive level as appropriate.

Read more at: Facilities


CAPE is incorporated at the Electrical Engineering Division of the Cambridge University Engineering Department, with the active participation of its academic staff and researchers and direct access to its start-of-art facilities. It also involves researchers from a range of other departments including the Cavendish Laboratory, the Computer Lab, Chemistry, Materials Science and Metallurgy among others.