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10 Jun 14
NPI: industry buy-in critical for national manufacturing institute

Representatives call for strong industry response to Department of Defense request for information.

05 Jun 14
UK Photonics Leadership Group marks first active year

One year since PLG's resurrection, CEO John Lincoln tells optics.org about its achievements and future plans.

03 Jun 14
Photonics appears on DoD's radar

Community urged to respond to official 'Request For Information' from the US defense department over new manufacturing institutes - webinar scheduled for June 6.

29 May 14
Belfast and Glasgow universities to train 50 photonics PhDs

Centre for Doctoral Training in photonic integration will receive £8.1 million in funding.

21 May 14
Photonics workers: doing it for the team

Survey of the global photonics workforce reveals strong team ethic but gender pay gap remains a problem.

19 May 14
EC approves funding for giant attosecond laser

Third part of Extreme Light Infrastructure project gets €111 million investment from regional development fund.

14 May 14
German-Polish physicist duo win 2014 Copernicus Award

Quantum optics researchers from Munich and Gdansk recognised by DFG and Foundation for Polish Science.

12 May 14
Fraunhofer team wins AKL innovation award

Method for improving solar cell efficiency with laser-fired contacts scoops prize at AKL event in Aachen.

09 May 14
Rochester to lead photonics roadmapping effort

$500,000 awarded through NIST's AMTech program will also help lay foundation for national consortium for photonics manufacturing.

08 May 14
DSS 2014: Robot named Sally steals the show

Machine vision and dextrous hand technology combined in system designed for remote operation.

07 May 14
German partners found 3D printing cluster

UnternehmerTUM, Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship and EOS collaborate in Munich.

06 May 14
DSS 2014: Air Force chief warns on space-junk threat

Plenary talk suggests that the movie 'Gravity' highlighted a very real danger.

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