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We are delighted to advise that Macdonald Henderson has been appointed as Scottish counsel for Fraunhofer UK Research.

Macdonald Henderson has been appointed as general Scottish legal counsel to Fraunhofer UK Research as it opens the first Fraunhofer Research Centre in the UK (based at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow). Fraunhofer Gesellschaft is Europe’s largest organisation for applied research and is creating a new Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics in a strategic collaboration with the University of Strathclyde. This centre will be a hub for industry driven laser research and technology for a variety of sectors including healthcare, security, energy and transport. At the same time Fraunhofer will establish its UK headquarters at the University which will be the umbrella organisation for any additional UK based Research Centres in the future.

Macdonald Henderson is delighted to accept this appointment and looks forward to working with Fraunhofer UK Research, which in turn will be seeking to commercialise its research and in doing so sharpen the competitive edge of Scottish companies.

Fraunhofer UK Research’s Executive Director, Tim Holt commented “We are extremely pleased to be working with Macdonald Henderson for all our legal matters. We carefully chose a team of solicitors who matched our requirements, who are responsive to our particular needs and who provide a service which values the client and their business.”

A detailed press release regarding the establishment of Fraunhofer UK Research is noted in the link below.

www.strath.ac.uk/media/departments/instituteofphotonics/pdf/Release_-final_-_Fraunhofer_-_220512.pdf" target="_blank">www.strath.ac.uk/media/departments/instituteofphotonics/pdf/Release_-final_-_Fraunhofer_-_220512.pdf

Last updated: 10.23am, Tuesday 23rd October 2012

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