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University of Strathclyde spinout to exploit micro-LED arrays

University of Strathclyde spinout to exploit micro-LED arraysThe University of Strathclyde has spun out a company to exploit micro-LED arrays developed at its Institute of Photonics.

mLED, as it will be known, has kicked off with a £150,000 round led by Braveheart Investment Group, investing via both the Strathclyde Innovation Fund and the Alpha EIS Fund.

Scottish Enterprise’s Scottish Seed Fund also participated.

“This is a very exciting international area of technology but there are only a few companies in the world which have recognised the opportunity and demonstrated capability in this area,” said mLED CEO Dr Jim Bonar.

“We are producing a platform technology that is compact, robust, reliable and versatile.”

The arrays start off as a single large LED structure, which is divided into multiple emitters by a series of shallow trenches.

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