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12 Dec 12
Societies urge protection for research funding as 'fiscal cliff' nears

SPIE and dozens of other member societies and universities call for a bipartisan political solution to protect US research.

06 Dec 12
UK's Technology Strategy Board aims funding at SMEs

Photonics and sensors – though not biophotonics – projects are set to be funded under a “fast-track” scheme worth up to £10 million.

05 Dec 12
German specialists partner to make photonic devices

Optical, manufacturing firms pool talents to target lab-on-chip, optical MEMs sectors.

04 Dec 12
InfiniLED recognized as ‘hot’ start-up

EE Times’ “Silicon 60: Hot Start-Ups to Watch” names eight promising photonics companies.

23 Nov 12
Ophthalmologists focus on new photonics-based procedures

November's American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting heard of new instruments using laser technology.

21 Nov 12
Sharper gigapixel cameras to go on sale

Tiny piezoelectric modules move hundreds of lenses to allow unprecedented image detail.

16 Nov 12
Prism Award finalists highlight optical innovation

Brain imaging, narcotics detection and an atmospheric ash monitor all feature in short-list for annual competition.

13 Nov 12
Jenoptik’s Michael Mertin elected Photonics21 president

CEO of the prominent German optics company fills position vacated by Osram’s Martin Goetzeler earlier this year.

12 Nov 12
ZBD Displays heads the Deloitte Fast 50 list

A ranking of the UK's fastest growing technology vendors confirms that photonics can be a route to rapid business expansion.

07 Nov 12
Vision 2012: 25 years old and still growing

Event conference marks silver jubilee, ambition still strong.

02 Nov 12
Photonics West start-up challenge offers $10,000 first prize

Expanded event is aimed at pre-revenue companies started up by students, post-docs and professors.

01 Nov 12
How best to power optical networks?

ECOC 2012 symposium addresses how to drive next-gen optical networks.

 
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