Come join us on 24th - 26th April 2017 to learn, contribute and enjoy fluorescence at the home of HORIBA TCSPC celebrating 40 years of innovation.

Since its launch in Prague in 2009 FluoroFest has become established as one of the leading international events in the field of fluorescence. The Glasgow event is the 12th in the series and HORIBA’s choice of Glasgow as the first UK venue for the event is recognition of the level of interest in fluorescence that flourishes in Scotland and across the UK, both in industry and universities.

Don’t miss out on this unique chance to immerse yourself in the fluorescence community.

FluoroFest's main sponsor is HORIBA Scientific, whose integrated brands include the most celebrated names in fluorescence instrumentation: SPEX, Photon Technology Inc. (PTI), Jobin Yvon, IBH, SLM-Aminco, and ISA.

Fluorescence Workshop & Course

LEARN the basics up to the ultimate in fluorescence techniques from world famous experts – registration includes copies of lectures and support material.

EXPERIENCE hands-on training in state-of-the-art equipment, both lifetime and steady-state, from the supplier of the world’s most sensitive fluorescence spectrometers.

PRESENT your research in talks and posters - contributions will be published in a special issue of the leading Institute of Physics journal Methods and Applications in Fluorescence (impact factor 2.4).


Techniques: Spectroscopy, lifetimes, anisotropy, excitation-emission mapping & super-resolution microscopy

Bio and Medical Research: Nanomedicine, protein, amyloids, skin, cells, metabolic monitoring & in-vivo oxygen sensing

Nanotechnology/ Materials Science: Organo-metallics, nanoparticles, plasmonics, metal clusters, colloids & scintillators


  • Joseph Lakowicz - University of Maryland
  • Otto Wolfbeis - University of Regensberg
  • Karol Gryczynski - Texas Christian University
  • Yves Mély - University of Strasbourg
  • Martin Nikl - Institute of Physics, Prague
  • Robert Henderson - University of Edinburgh
  • Klaus Suhling - Kings College London
  • Sharon D'Souza - Institute of Physics Publishing
  • Sebastian van de Linde - University of Strathclyde
  • Andrew Beeby - University of Durham
  • David Birch - University of Strathclyde

This year's organization committee:

  • David Birch (Chair), University of Strathclyde
  • Kulwinder Sagoo, HORIBA Jobin Yvon IBH Ltd
  • Anita Jones, University of Edinburgh
  • Klaus Suhling, Kings College London
Sponsored By:
  • HORIBA Scientific in collaboration with the University of Strathclyde, Institute of Physics Publishing and the Scottish Universities Physics Alliance.

Download the FluoroFest Flyer.