Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller, president of the family-owned laser and machine tool giant, ranked 40th in Financial Times list.
Soitec, currently displaying its technology at the UN summit in Durban, is set to build the facility in Touwsrivier pending a final decision.
The results of photonics development projects funded by the European Commission are shown at high-profile Brussels event.
Unanimous vote means that investigation into imports of PV cells and modules from China will continue, bringing a trade war one step closer.
The European Commission lays out its 'Horizon 2020' budget, emphasizing cuts to red tape and a boost for industrial innovation.
The US Energy Secretary's grilling in Congress had more to do with political grandstanding than forensic questioning about loan guarantees.
With the US now adopting a first-to-file patent system, Paul Davis will guide attendees through the implications for photonics.
With business booming, the machine vision market is primed for rapid expansion in Korea and China and adoption of new technologies.
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program could disappear this week if Congress takes no action to extend its deadline.
Short-list for awards night at Photonics West in January features electronic spectacles and a laser system for illuminating railway tunnels.
Bankrupt solar firm raises cash through sale of non-core assets, including a wide range of optical equipment.
Scottish Funding Council document recommends approval of a million-pound contribution to establishing center for photonics innovation in Glasgow.