OptoSci Ltd. was founded in 1994 as a spin-off company from the University of Strathclyde with the key objective of incubating, developing & commercially exploiting selected innovative photonics technology arising from internal and academic research. OptoSci’s business strategy has proved very successful with over a decade of profitable growth and has led to the Company becoming a leading producer of innovative optoelectronic systems, components and instrumentation for the international education, research, industrial and environmental markets.

Our current products and services include:

  • Comprehensive and fully self-contained laboratory based teaching and training packages in optics, optoelectronics and optical communications for universities, colleges and training centres.
  • Specialist design and manufacture of a range of high specification, standard, OEM and custom photonics instruments for test, measurement, production and research applications.
  • OptoSniff – a novel laser based gas sensing system for continuous multipoint monitoring of gases in landfill sites, mines, petroleum and gas installations, industrial measurement systems, etc.
  • Ongoing internal and collaborative applied research programmes to develop innovative optical sensing and control systems for other industrial measurement, alarm and control applications.

More detailed information about our gas detection products and services can be found on our Gas Sensing and Industries pages. Further information about our products for Education and Industry can be found on our sister site, OptoSci


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