Leading figures say that cuts to the technology services company's historic Malvern site will have a severe impact on the UK's photonics technology base, and hurt the economic recovery.
Core and disruptive photonics technologies are in line for more than EUR115 million support under the European Union's information communication technology (ICT) program for 2011-2012.
On-chip refractive-index monitors suit industrial process control and biodetection, as the UK company seeks commercialization partners.
System developer completes 60 kW site, with hopes for a 50 MW utility-scale project in the Western Cape province.
More than 4200 attendees and 233 exhibitors were in San Diego to discuss the impact that photonics can have on clean energy generation and efficient consumption.
National Ignition Facility director Ed Moses outlines some of the key photonic component requirements for commercial energy production based on laser fusion.
AUS$23.8 million new funding from the Australian Research Council supports center of excellence through 2018.
A program linking universities in Scotland and California is to drive commercialization of world-class photonics research.
Ten European consortia working on silicon photonics join forces to help transfer technology to electronics industry.
Israeli firm Ellomay Capital funds two 750kW (peak) photovoltaic plants, highlighting the attraction of the Italian solar market to investors.
Laser co-inventor Charles Townes and US Secretary of Energy Steven Chu are to receive awards at the ICALEO show in September.