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09 Dec 21
Trumpf starts work on new ‘education center’ in Germany

€14.5M facility in Ditzingen HQ with integrated smart factory; firm pledges 120 new training places over next three years.

06 Dec 21
SPIE-Franz Hillenkamp Postdoc Fellowship awarded to Ivan Kosik

The $75,000 annual award will support research in developing an effective treatment for prostate cancer.

30 Nov 21
Bristol’s Smart Internet Lab aims to deliver ‘quantum data center of the future’

As part of UKRI’s £170 million ($225 million) Commercialising Quantum Technologies Challenge.

30 Nov 21
Jena team’s metal optics recognized in Lothar Späth Awards

Fraunhofer and Hensoldt Optronics technicians developed ‘GALA’ telescope that will map Jupiter’s moon Ganymede.

17 Nov 21
New mirror telescope for climate observation ready for flight to ISS

Telescope developed by Fraunhofer researchers from Jena and Freiburg to launch in February 2022.

16 Nov 21
Solar power costs keep falling, says US energy agency NREL…

…while EPFL’s 3D chemistry breakthrough boosts perovskite efficiency to 23.9%.

12 Nov 21
Rockley Photonics launches collaboration to develop health monitoring sensors

Combining advanced sensors and AI; partners include Caltech’s Sensing to Intelligence (S2I) Center.

09 Nov 21
US and UK sign quantum cooperation agreement

Besides technology innovations, arrangement also covers market and supply chain development.

03 Nov 21
UK Photonics Vision for 2035 predicts ‘£50 billion industry’

Leadership Group expects significant growth in photonics-related employment and economic impact.

02 Nov 21
Registration opens for SPIE Photonics West 2022

World’s largest annual optics and photonics conference and exhibition returns to San Francisco’s Moscone Center in January.

02 Nov 21
US DOE awards $40M to support ‘grid decarbonizing’ solar technologies...

...and as Cop26 takes place in Glasgow, photonics firms and agencies announce projects, countermeasures to combat climate change.

28 Oct 21
Giant filters ready for Vera Rubin Telescope camera integration

Last of six meter-scale optical components delivered to SLAC, with CCD camera’s shipment to Chile expected next summer.

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