International Year of Light

The Duke of York, Patron, attended a Reception for The International Year of Light at The Royal Society on 27th January, 2016.

The International Year of Light is a global initiative which highlights the importance of light and optical based technologies. The event at The Royal Society marked the end of The International Year of Light in the UK.

His Royal Highness viewed exhibitions at The Royal Society before watching a laser light show. The Duke of York said “The contribution that light and the application of light make to the UK economy is very, very significant.”

Exhibitors at the Reception included:

  • National Physical Laboratory
  • SolarAid
  • 1001 Inventions
  • Science and Technology Facilities Council
  • SPIE
  • International Year of Light Scotland

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