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04 Oct 23
China deal pushes Mauna Kea into profit

New business model and transfer of patents to Tasly Pharmaceutical joint venture sees revenues double.

28 Sep 23
ams Osram announces refinancing plan for large debts used to fund 2020 acquisition

Strategic reorganisation involves €2.25 billion in rights issue plus bonds; firm calls EGM for October 20th.

28 Sep 23
Vuzix opens 'unique' waveguide facility

Maker of smart glasses says it has begun sampling waveguide components fabricated at its new Rochester facility.

26 Sep 23
MantiSpectra lands €4M for chip-scale spectroscopy

Eindhoven startup backed by Netherlands' PhotonDelta scheme to scale production of its miniaturized spectrometers.

21 Sep 23
Germany and Bavaria to invest €300 million in opto-semiconductor innovations at ams Osram

Company predicts 400 new high-tech jobs, developments in UV-C LEDs, NIR emitters for lidar, and microLEDs for novel displays.

20 Sep 23
Prisma Photonics adds $20M venture round

Israeli firm’s optical fiber sensing technology is designed to improve electrical grid management and renewables integration.

20 Sep 23
Indie Semiconductor grows automotive offering with Exalos buyout

Swiss firm sells a range of superluminescent LEDs and semiconductor optical amplifiers made using proprietary processes.

19 Sep 23
Excelitas snaps up Heraeus Noblelight

Maker of light sources becomes the latest photonics company to join the Excelitas stable.

12 Sep 23
Shoei Chemical buys Nanosys quantum dot business

Change in ownership follows sale of Nanosys' microLED fabrication facility to Avicena last year.

12 Sep 23
Eindhoven startup lands 'pre-seed' fund for PIC-based data centers

Dutch consortium including PhotonDelta backs Astrape Networks to develop much more energy-efficient data centers.

06 Sep 23
Ambient to expand after latest funding

Californian manufacturer of low-light solar cells says it has raised another $30 million.

05 Sep 23
Hamamatsu backs Raman drug monitoring startup Axithra

Spin-out combining expertise from imec and Ghent University raises €10M in seed funding round.

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