Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine

Imperial College

Based in central London and formerly part of the University of London, Imperial College is now an autonomous self contained unit, with over 6,000 undergraduate students, 2,000 postgraduate students and 4,000 academic, research and support staff. Its areas of expertise are centred on Science, Technology and Medicine and it is consistently rated one of the top institutions nationally and internationally, in terms of both teaching and research. Interdisciplinary collaboration is strongly encouraged and supported at the college, with several real and virtual centres set up specifically at the interface between physical and engineering sciences and the life sciences. The key link to PHOTONICS4LIFE will be via the Photonics Group which is based in the Physics Department at Imperial College.


South Kensington Campus,
Exhibition road
SW7 2AZ London

United Kingdom


Contact person

Professor Mark Neil


Round Robin Experiment

Raman spectroscopy has already proved its effectiveness in many cases for medical diagnostics such as for cancer, cardiovascular diseases and infections. However, there are no standards in the different working groups, e.g. for sample preparation, implementation of the Raman experiments, spectra pre-treatment, data evaluation, etc.In a round robin experiment, the required groundwork will take place in order to define standardised Raman measurement methods, which will be fundamental for establishing Raman spectroscopy for clinical diagnostic procedures.

Latest News

5th International Conference on Biophotonics

20 March 2017

Continuing the success of the previous meetings held in Sacramento, Ottawa, Jena, and Florence, the 5th conference will come to Perth, Western Australia, running over two full days, and back-to-back with the Science on the Swan medical research conference, which delegates are strongly encouraged to also attend, at discounted rates. [more]

Biophotonics Wiki

Visit our wiki to consult our latest technologies and techniques. [more]


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