Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult

For future projects, the Compound Semiconductor Application Catapult are looking at the following:

  • Clean energy
  • Electrification of transport
  • Digital communications
  • Intelligent sensing

In terms of the key themes of the RiR fellowship, the CSA Catapult will welcome proposals relevant to the following subjects:

Net Zero

  • Energy efficient telecoms networks for NetZero
  • Next generation power solutions in drive train and power electronics


  • Quantum Encryption
  • UK skill and technology readiness to support the diversification of the 5G supply chain.

Health and Wellbeing

  • Photonic Integrated Circuits for wearable devices

For interest in any of these topics please email For more information about the CSA, visit the Compound Semiconductor Application website.

Calling all researchers! Tranche 3 of the Researchers in Residence scheme will be open to Expressions of Interest on 5th October