Photonics and Quantum APPG

First Registered: 24/02/2020 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To raise awareness of the photonics industry and recognise the impact it makes on the UK economy and its potential for future economic growth.

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Recent Documents related to Photonics and Quantum

1. Innovate UK funding competition winners 2017
12/11/2019 - Innovate UK
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Found: 046 £88,046 £89,276 £89,276 Commercialisation of Quantum Technologies 4 1707_CRD_EE_QUANTECH_4 Total available

2. Electech sector: a roadmap for the UK
11/09/2019 - Innovate UK
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Found: systems Sensing systems Large area electronics Photonics Devices Systems

3. Innovate UK funding competition winners 2017
12/11/2019 - Innovate UK
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Found: Limited Royal Holloway & Bedford New College Bay Photonics Limited NPL Management Ltd British Telecommunications

4. Innovate UK funding competition winners 2018
01/07/2019 - Innovate UK
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Found: being met.Results of Competition: Commercialising Quantum Devices: Innovation R&DTotal available funding

5. Innovate UK funding competition winners 2017
12/11/2019 - Innovate UK
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Found: £152,477 £56,360 £56,360 Commercialisation of Quantum Technologies FS R3 1701_FS_EE_QUANTECH3 Total available

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Photonics and Quantum

1. Oral Answers to Questions
21/01/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: about the support that her Department is giving to quantum computing in the UK? This technology is growing - Speech Link
2: Government are investing about £1 billion in a new quantum technologies fund, which will be of benefit right - Speech Link
3: Group to support the success of the UK photonics industry. The Government have invested £81 million in the - Speech Link

2. Photonics Industry
25/01/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered the photonics industry.It is a pleasure to serve under - Speech Link
2: constituency, is a centre for the study of photonics and quantum science. I have been very privileged to - Speech Link

3. Oral Answers to Questions
29/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: The Minister will be aware of the value of the photonics industry to the UK economy. My constituency is - Speech Link
2: economy by the photonics industry and its underpinning role in growing the UK’s quantum technology sector - Speech Link

4. National Security and Investment Bill (Third sitting)
26/11/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: artificial intelligence, advanced robotics and quantum technologies—a reasonable number of start-ups, - Speech Link
2: organisation—but if you take sweeping, umbrella titles like “quantum” or “artificial intelligence”, there are huge swathes - Speech Link
3: technology. It mentioned artificial intelligence and quantum, and it is throwing vast sums of state money and - Speech Link

5. Oral Answers to Questions
08/01/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: £3 million investment in the Electronics and Photonics Innovation Centre at the White Rock business park - Speech Link
2: open later this year, helping to boost our vital photonics industry. What further support can his Department - Speech Link
3: its completed build platform for the Eutelsat Quantum—the first geostationary telecommunications satellite - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Photonics and Quantum
1. Quantum Technology
asked by: Nicholas Soames
25/04/2019
... whether his Department has developed a strategy for the development of new quantum technologies.

2. Horizon Europe: Quantum Technology and Space
asked by: Chi Onwurah
29/04/2021
... what discussions the Government (a) has had and (b) plans to have with the European Commission on the UK’s participation in quantum and space research programmes under the Horizon Europe programme.

3. Horizon Europe: Quantum Technology and Space
asked by: Chi Onwurah
29/04/2021
... what assessment his Department has made of the potential extent to which the UK will be excluded from quantum and space research programmes as a result of the UK holding associate membership of the EU's Horizon Europe programme rather than full membership of that EU programme.

4. Horizon Europe: Quantum Technology and Space Technology
asked by: Chi Onwurah
21/05/2021
... what assessment his Department has made of the potential effect of the UK's associate membership of the EU's Horizon Europe programme on the UK's inclusion in quantum and space research programmes.

5. Horizon Europe: Quantum Technology and Space Technology
asked by: Chi Onwurah
21/05/2021
... what discussions the Government (a) has had and (b) plans to have with the European Commission on the UK’s participation in quantum and space research programmes under the Horizon Europe programme.

Latest Questions
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8 Current APPG Officers
Anthony Mangnall Portrait
Anthony Mangnall
Co-Chair
Conservative - Totnes
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Douglas Chapman Portrait
Douglas Chapman
Secretary
Scottish National Party - Dunfermline and West Fife
Joined: 24th February 2020
Baroness Neville-Jones Portrait
Baroness Neville-Jones
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Carol Monaghan MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 6396.

Email: carol.monaghan.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Karin Burger, SPIE Europe Ltd, 2 Alexandra Gate, Ffordd Pengam, Cardiff CF24 2SA. Tel: 029 2089 4747

Email: karin@spieeurope.org

Secretariat:

SPIE Europe Ltd acts as the group's secretariat. https://spie.org/

Group's Website:

https://photonicsuk.org/appg-photonics

Benefits in Kind
Date
21 Jan 2021
Source
SPIE Europe Ltd
Description
Secretariat   From : 21/01/2021 To : 20/01/2022
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Photonics and Quantum APPG

Former APPG Officers
Kevan Jones Portrait
Kevan Jones
Vice Chair
Labour - North Durham
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021
Marcus Fysh Portrait
Marcus Fysh
Secretary
Conservative - Yeovil
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 21st April 2021