Self-drive technology was selected by BMW for its 2021 automated drive program.
100-strong board includes 50 from corporate entities, with country representation led by Germany.
But VDMA warns of 2018 slowdown due to China cooling on mobiles; limiting factors of staff and component shortages.
Majority decision by the state’s supreme court rejects appeal, paves way for re-start of activity.
Pre-revenue photonics companies have until November 13 to enter competition that will climax at Photonics West in February.
Exoplanet hunter located more than 2600 distant worlds before finally running out of fuel.
Several photonics research teams win support in first tranche of funding under €1BN, 10-year program.
Researchers and students can once again propose their novel photonics systems for development into commercial products.
Big-budget European Space Agency mission due to arrive at planetary destination in 2025.
Industrial laser pioneer and Trumpf leader dies at the age of 87.
French development based on avian perception can both save rare birds and minimize fatal accidents.
Outdated terminology, figures of merit and more to be updated in multi-year process; closing date for proposals is October 31.