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24 Mar 15
Eckhard Beyer wins AILU International Award

For major contribution to industrial laser materials processing; Fraunhofer ILT hosting USP laser conference in April.

24 Mar 15
Australia's Centre for Nanoscale Biophotonics appoints director

Multidisciplinary research effort co-ordinated at the University of Adelaide confirms interim director Mark Hutchinson in permanent lead role.

18 Mar 15
Europe's 'Horizon' challenge targets optical communications

€500,000 prize on offer for radical new technologies to maximize fiber-optic transmission capacity.

10 Mar 15
€1m Brain Prize for developers of two-photon microscopy

German-US team recognized for inventing “revolutionary” technique that inspects structures and processes.

03 Mar 15
EOS announces ‘Light 2015 Awards’ for young photonics innovators

Competition invites budding entrepreneurs and young women in photonics. Winners to be named at Laser 2015.

02 Mar 15
Reaching out in the International Year of Light

Engagement with schoolchildren also seen as opportunity to plug the skills gap facing the photonics industry.

26 Feb 15
UK Photonics KTN head positive about business

The reorganized innovation network is now focusing more on tapping the industry’s commercial potential.

18 Feb 15
Saudi laser lab focuses on attosecond science

Gérard Mourou, Paul Corkum, and Ted Hänsch give lectures at opening ceremony in Riyadh.

16 Feb 15
Optical surgery guide wins SPIE's Startup Challenge

Photonics West attendees enjoy fiercely-fought laser technology competition.

05 Feb 15
California team outlines photonics institute proposal

Details emerge of the third shortlisted bid, featuring partners in Arizona, New Mexico and Ohio.

04 Feb 15
Green light for electronics and photonics R&D site in Torbay, UK

£6.1m raised so far to develop “EPIC” research and business development facility in Devon’s high-tech cluster.

04 Feb 15
UK setting up £18M healthcare photonics center

Open-access facility set to be hosted by the Centre for Process Innovation now seeking private-sector backers.

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