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03 Mar 15
EOS announces ‘Light 2015 Awards’ for young photonics innovators

Competition invites budding entrepreneurs and young women in photonics. Winners to be named at Laser 2015.

02 Mar 15
Reaching out in the International Year of Light

Engagement with schoolchildren also seen as opportunity to plug the skills gap facing the photonics industry.

26 Feb 15
UK Photonics KTN head positive about business

The reorganized innovation network is now focusing more on tapping the industry’s commercial potential.

18 Feb 15
Saudi laser lab focuses on attosecond science

Gérard Mourou, Paul Corkum, and Ted Hänsch give lectures at opening ceremony in Riyadh.

16 Feb 15
Optical surgery guide wins SPIE's Startup Challenge

Photonics West attendees enjoy fiercely-fought laser technology competition.

05 Feb 15
California team outlines photonics institute proposal

Details emerge of the third shortlisted bid, featuring partners in Arizona, New Mexico and Ohio.

04 Feb 15
Green light for electronics and photonics R&D site in Torbay, UK

£6.1m raised so far to develop “EPIC” research and business development facility in Devon’s high-tech cluster.

04 Feb 15
UK setting up £18M healthcare photonics center

Open-access facility set to be hosted by the Centre for Process Innovation now seeking private-sector backers.

30 Jan 15
New York and Florida take lead for $220M photonics hub

New York consortium cites a coast-to-coast plan; Central Florida offers broad southeast coalition.

30 Jan 15
SPIE opens up Townes archive

Papers published by the laser pioneer detail astronomy and astrophysics technologies.

28 Jan 15
Laser inventor Charles Townes dies at 99

Nobel laureate shared 1964 prize for physics with Nicolay Basov and Aleksandr Prokhorov.

21 Jan 15
Heavy presentation program for light festival

International Year of Light launch packs dozens of cultural, political and scientific talks into two days.

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