Expansion into North America on the back of growing demand for laser additive manufacturing systems.
Investment should help the Cambridge University spin-out develop its production technology.
Laser microfabrication systems specialist set to buy Wuhan-based Topwin Optoelectronics.
Industrial laser firm says further reduction in the cost of its fiber lasers will see it post much higher profits in 2015.
But the German company's laser and optical systems segment offsets impact of export restrictions on metrology and defense divisions.
But Japanese photonics giant remains cautious about international market stability in 2015.
Imaging unit offers its diversified parent company access to new markets in the life sciences.
Sales of LED lamps and systems up 72% on last year as former Carl Zeiss executive Olaf Berlien takes over from Wolfgang Dehen.
UK-based maker of imaging sensors for the Rosetta comet mission is still benefiting from strong demand for space applications.
Vertically integrated thin-film photovoltaics company expecting 'robust demand' next year.
German Engineering Association expects 10% growth of home market for MV systems.
CEO John Ambroseo says that funding for the US brain imaging project could expand three-fold.