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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.

01 Oct 15
Last call for Prism Award 2016 entries

Awards for photonics technology innovation across 12 categories to be presented at Photonics West 2016 gala dinner.

01 Oct 15
ECOC 2015: Showcase of 400G and networking solutions

Visitors flock to Valencia to discover latest developments in next-gen optical networking.

29 Sep 15
Ultrafast industrial laser training network kicks off

€3.5M 'Laser4Fun' project will train up to 14 students in new surface engineering techniques employing ultrashort-pulse lasers.

16 Sep 15
iSPEX-EU project to gather pollution data via smartphones

European citizens using phone cameras to gather air pollution data across the continent.

14 Sep 15
David Boas awarded Britton Chance Biomedical Optics prize

Award recognizes contributions to the growth of biomedical optics and photonics.

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