KP Technology is a company which designs and builds besopke analysis systems for major research and development laboratories worldwide. These systems, termed Kelvin probes after the eminent British Scientist, Lord Kelvin do not measure temperature but actual tiny voltages produced at or near the surface of materials. They so in a non-contact way. This device is already used an enormous range of applications from studying ice at 2 Kelvin (NASA), to new types of solar cells to new nano-manufactured materials.
KP Technology offer a unique blend of high-tech product development, high quality training and world-class research consultancy. If the application calls for a “Kelvin probe” then from Hunan to Hawaii, it is likely to be a KP technology System, designed and manufactured in Wick, Caithness
The current multi-national team range from those having several years post doctoral experience in a specialist field, to national and international students undertaking practical training for between 4 months and 2 years. They utilise national schemes such as the HIE Talent Scotland Graduate Scheme, HIE Summer Placement Scheme, New Deal for Employers and Erasmus.
All of the design work is undertaken in-house by experienced specialists and KP Technology collaborate with major research labs to produce bespoke systems, trading with North America, Eurpoe and the Far East.
KP technology won the Queens Award for Excellent in Enterprise and the John Logie Baird Award for Enterpirse in 2008.
For more information on this product and company, please visit www.kptechnology.ltd.uk