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04 Jan 22
AIM Photonics and Spark Photonics to co-develop ‘educational’ PIC chip

Department of Defence MII partnership creates US workforce development tool to teach students about silicon photonics.

22 Dec 21
SPIE names 2022 Startup Challenge finalists

Finals of the annual industry-focused SPIE pitch competition will be held at Photonics West, next month.

15 Dec 21
SPIE and Photonics Media announce finalists for 2022 Prism Awards

The best of photonics innovation in industrial lasers, biomedical devices, AR-VR, and quantum.

13 Dec 21
US Army to expand use of LiFi with multi-million dollar pureLiFi deal

Scotland-based company’s Kitefin system is “disrupting the ecosystem of wireless defence technologies.”

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.

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