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26 Feb 19
POET Technologies opens new photonics design center

Collaboration with MillView Photonics will develop company's optical interposer platform.

22 Feb 19
Hybrid OLED creates innovative, functional bright surfaces

Effort by Fraunhofer FEP, EMDE and PISCALE project yields OLED-woven clothing – with further potential.

13 Feb 19
Trumpf takes action to prepare for Brexit

UK MD Lee Moakes writes to customers, advising them of company preparations - including increasing local stock by £2m.

13 Feb 19
Non-invasive prostate cancer treatment wins 2019 SPIE Startup Challenge

Photonics-based procedure is less invasive than surgery, only requires local anaesthesia, and takes less than one hour.

25 Jan 19
Nobel winners attack European Commission over photonics omission

Gérard Mourou, Ted Hänsch, and Stefan Hell call for explicit addition of photonics as key technology in forthcoming Horizon Europe program.

17 Jan 19
Flir and WWF unite to combat rhino poaching in Kenya

Sensor systems giant to donate $3M in thermal imaging equipment and support for deployment across the country.

16 Jan 19
SPIE announces 2019 Society Awards

24 recipients recognised for achievements across wide range of light-based science advances.

14 Jan 19
NASA: back-up electronics should return Hubble camera to operations

Agency says US government shutdown not expected to impact recovery plan for ‘Wide Field Camera 3’.

09 Jan 19
2019 SPIE Startup Challenge semi-finalists named

Contenders to showcase innovations in healthcare, lasers, wearables and IoT, hoping to win big at PW 2019.

02 Jan 19
Photonics21 announces Infoday to promote 2019 calls

Two identified so far with total budget of €75m: "Pilot Lines for Photonic Devices" and "Applications-driven components".

27 Dec 18
SPIE applauds passage of US National Quantum Initiative Act

Bipartisan legislation creates national policy to encourage quantum research and technology development.

20 Dec 18
MIT publishes its ‘35 Innovators Under 35’ list for 2018

Many of this year’s cohort tipped for great technology futures are working in photonics-related innovation fields.

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