Our Partners

in Polaritonics

An international research partnership of state-of-the-art experimental laboratories and theoretical groups between the University of Cambridge, MIT-Skoltech, and the University of Southampton.

Academic collaborations

In our tripartite international research partnership between the University of Cambridge, MIT-Skoltech, and the University of Southampton, we collaborate with several leading international academic research groups with expertise both in the fabrication and characterisation of semiconductor microcavities and the theory of polariton condensates.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

University of Würzburg

St Petersburg State University & Russian Quantum Centre

University of Warsaw

Academic leads: Dr Jacek Szczytko & Dr Barbara Piętka


Industrial partners

In our tripartite international research partnership between the University of Cambridge, MIT-Skoltech, and the University of Southampton, we collaborate with several industries in the fields of photonics, materials, nano-fabrication and others.

Cambridge Display Technology

Industry lead: Dr J. H. Burroughes CTO

Cambridge Display Technology Ltd

Helia Photonics

Industry lead: Dr Caspar Clark CTO

Helia Photonics

Funding partners

Our research are kindly supported by various funding agencies in Russia and the UK.

European Commission, Horizon 2020

"Polariton Logic (POLLOC)", a collaborative project funded under the auspice of the Research and Innovation action of the European Commission's Horizon 2020 program and aiming at developing all-optical photonic devices using organic polaritonics platform, jointly with IBM Zurich (Switzerland), ETH Zurich (Switzerland), CNRS (France) and AMO GMbH (Germany). Duration: 2020 to 2023.

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC, UK)

"Hybrid Polaritonics Programme Grant", an EPSRC supported consortium between leading academic institutions in the field of organic polaritonics and industrial partners (2015-2021), Investigators: Prof. Pavlos Lagoudakis (PI), Dr. Jonathan Killing, Prof. Graham Turnbull, Prof Sven Hoefling, Prof David Lidzey, Prof Ifor Samuel, Prof. Alexei Kavokin

Russian Foundation for Basic Research

"Hybrid organic-inorganic semiconductor polariton condensates and transistors", Jointly with Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) (2020 - 2022), Principal Investigators: Prof. Pavlos Lagoudakis & Prof. Sven Höfling

"Vibron-polariton collective phases and lasing at room temperature" (2020 - 2022), "Exciton-polariton Bose condensate spinors: coherence, density fluctuations, and photon statistics" (2020 - 2022), Principal Investigator: Prof. Pavlos Lagoudakis

"Investigation of mechanisms of stochastic quantum vortices formation in a polariton condensate" (2020 - 2022), Principal Investigator: Prof. Pavlos Lagoudakis

Russian Science Foundation

"Organic polaritonics: investigation of nonlinear interactions and quantum effects of Bose condensates of Frenkel exciton polaritons " (2020 - 2023), Principal Investigator: Dr. Anton Zasedatelev

"Realization of active optical devices on a chip based on polariton phenomena in organic materials" (2018 - 2020 ), Principal Investigator: Dr. Anton Zasedatelev