The University of Southampton

We have strong relationships with industry both in the UK and internationally, providing support through joint research projects, consultancy, commercialisation of research, knowledge transfer and use of our facilities.

We are always open to new and interesting collaborations where a combination of expertise may be mutually beneficial.

You may also find it helpful to visit our facilities pages where you will find in-depth information about our state-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge clean room complex. 

If you would like to make an enquiry about working with us, please contact our Business Development Officer, Ruth Churchill at

For further information about working with us, and the University in general, please visit the University's Research and Innovation Services web pages here.

General enquiries for photonics and nanoelectronics

Email: Phone: +44 (0)23 8059 4521 Postal Address: Optoelectronics Research Centre, Building 46, University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ.

Business development enquiries

Amir Kayani by phone: +44 (0)7876 034213, Amir or Ruth Churchill by email: , or by post: Optoelectronics Research Centre, Building 46, University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ.

PhD Admissions Team

Email: Further information: visit the PhD information pages

MSc Admissions Team

Email:  Further information: visit the MSc information pages

Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics directory

To contact a particular member of the ORC or Nanoelectronics team please take a look at our directory

Privacy policy               

A copy of our privacy policy can be found here.

Press and the media

If you are a member of the press, please visit the University of Southampton's media team. Phone: +44 (0)23 8059 3212 Email: Further information: Press and Public Relations

How to find us

The Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) and nanoelectronics research teams are based in the Physics Building 46 and the Mountbatten Building 53. Our Zepler cleanroom complex is based in the Mountbatten Building 53.

Highfield Campus travel information pages

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