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26 Nov 15
IYL to close with film festival in Mexico

Official closing ceremony of year-long celebration of light takes place in Mérida in early February.

25 Nov 15
UK government backs photonics commercialization hub

EPSRC allocates £10 million in central funding for ‘national hub in high-value photonic manufacturing’ in Southampton.

12 Nov 15
Institute of Photonics marks 20 years of innovation

Gathering of the clans in Glasgow gives a foretaste of optical breakthroughs to come.

10 Nov 15
Optogenetics pioneers claim Breakthrough Prize

Karl Deisseroth and Ed Boyden win $3M each and rub shoulders with the likes of Russell Crowe and Pharrell Williams on the red carpet in Silicon Valley.

10 Nov 15
UK ICT researchers recognized by EPSRC awards

Photonics technologies dominate university research competition; won by Jonathan Roberts, of Lancaster University.

02 Nov 15
QuantIC’s Faccio wins Leverhulme Prize for 'light in flight' research

Newly-established UK quantum imaging hub wins $150,000 prize nine months after opening.

22 Oct 15
French president visits Optical Institute and startups

François Hollande reviews school and recent industrial and medical photonics businesses.

21 Oct 15
Grand opening for ELI Beamlines laser center in Prague

Long-awaited high-power facility now ready to receive researchers – and lasers.

14 Oct 15
First ELI Beamlines laser research building opens near Prague

But still awaiting world’s “highest power sources” - which should start test-firing from 2018.

14 Oct 15
Edmund Optics reveals 2015 education award winners

Innovative students presented with $85,000 worth of EO optical products to support research.

13 Oct 15
One month left to enter Startup Challenge 2016

SPIE’s annual competition for photonics entrepreneurs closes November 20th.

08 Oct 15
Solar innovator 1366 to build new wafer plant in upstate NY

Factory will scale to more than 3GW of capacity and produce more than 600 million silicon wafers annually.

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