To be held on 25 November at the Aston Science Park, Birmingham, UK, the one-day meeting sets out to highlight the opportunities for funding in the application of laser technology to High Value manufacturing and other EU FP7 funding calls. The scope of the meeting includes presentations from key funding sources as well as case studies illustrating successful projects in previous calls. The day comprises presentations about funding calls through the Technology Strategy Board, FP7 and the EPSRC. Case studies will be presented by: GSI Group - Mark Greenwood Bookham - Mike Wale BAE Systems - Jadjit Sidhu Oxford Lasers - Speaker tbc University of Ulster (TBC) Visit the AILU website for further details www.ailu.org.uk/micro-nano