Alba Ultrasound Limited



Alba Ultrasound Ltd is a technology leader in ultrasonic transducers and arrays. Working with the Centre for Ultrasonic Engineering (CUE) at Strathclyde University, this Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) was set up to implement the next generation of ultrasonic transducers for application in new market areas, such as sonar and non-destructive testing.


  • Range of design techniques and manufacturing capabilities developed for single crystal transducers
  • Novel transducer designs developed for application in new transducer markets
  • Company profile increased and capabilities recognised, leading to lucrative defence contracts
  • International reputation of Academic Partner as centre of excellence for ultrasonic transducer
  • design enhanced
  • Significant professional development and invaluable project management experience for Associate
  • Knowledge Transfer Partnership Programme Award 2007 for project