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29 Nov 13
Gooch & Housego expands again with Constelex deal

Acquisition of Greek developer of photonic systems strengthens space and satellite communications activity.

29 Nov 13
Universal Display hooks up with Philips for OLED lighting

Collaboration with German subsidiary to evaluate phosphorescent OLEDs for solid-state lighting.

27 Nov 13
Bioaxial wins €1.9M funding for fluorescence microscopy

French start-up to market super-resolved imaging instruments for life sciences sector in 2014.

26 Nov 13
Pixium raises €15M for retinal implant development

Sofinnova Partners becomes largest investor in French start-up working on systems to restore sight to the blind.

25 Nov 13
UK solar cell maker G24i restarts production

G24i resumes production, research and development of photosynthesis-inspired cells in new premises in South Wales.

25 Nov 13
Compass-EOS closes $42 million funding round

$42m for development of "super-efficient" routers based on novel optical backplane.

22 Nov 13
Soraa to build LED factory in Buffalo

New LED semiconductor fabrication facility will create 375 jobs, says the UCSB spin-out.

18 Nov 13
Slimmed-down Osram swings to profit

Freedom from former parent company Siemens aids the transition to solid-state lighting.

14 Nov 13
Direct Photonics wins further €3.3m investment

German VC DEWB gives cash boost to developer of high brightness direct diode lasers for materials processing.

13 Nov 13
Jenoptik 'absolutely sure' of hitting 2013 financial goals

Metrology segment drives sales growth but orders are down slightly on last year.

12 Nov 13
Andor surges on potential £166M takeover bid

News that the UK technology firm Oxford Instruments is aiming to buy out Andor sends stock up 25%.

08 Nov 13
Oclaro restructure to cost at least $20M

Latest streamlining of the slimmed-down photonics company has already seen cuts in Israel.

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