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27 Nov 14
DoD outlines photonics hub requirements and timeline

US cluster groups and other potential hosts attend meeting to discuss future $220 million photonics hub.

26 Nov 14
Renishaw wins Queen’s Award for spectroscopy kit

UK company wins recognition for rapid Raman imaging microscope.

26 Nov 14
Southampton professor elected to Photonics 21 board

Board of Stakeholders responsible for developing future funding calls in photonics.

13 Nov 14
Philae sends back first comet images

First views of a comet captured directly from the surface by Swiss-built miniature cameras.

12 Nov 14
EC to consider extending Pb/Cd exemption for optical glasses

SPECTARIS argues European photonics industry relies on special glasses; consultations set for early 2015.

06 Nov 14
US launches $220M photonics foundry funding competition

Department of Defense, via Air Force Research Laboratory, issues funding opportunity announcement.

06 Nov 14
Singapore's NTU opens $80m photonics R&D institute

Said to be one of the most advanced centres in the world; partnership with Southampton.

05 Nov 14
US collaborators rescue giant IR telescope

Universities of Arizona and Hawaii, along with NASA and Lockheed Martin, support 3.8 meter UKIRT.

04 Nov 14
Pilot protector film wins Frost & Sullivan award

Consultancy firm calls optical metamaterial application an 'unrivaled solution' to threat of laser attacks on planes.

30 Oct 14
Poisoned chalice: why Apple-GTAT went sour

Declaration to bankruptcy court by GTAT's chief operating officer shows just how one-sided the doomed sapphire supply deal was.

23 Oct 14
Diverse investors gear up for photonics sector growth

IIP 2014 conference reports industry cash replacing VC investment in photonics; new business ideas rewarded.

23 Oct 14
Proposals meeting scheduled for US photonics 'hub'

November proposers' meeting in Arlington and NPI webinar to disseminate latest information.

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