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09 Jan 12
UK to fund satellite applications 'Catapult centre'

But the prospects for a similar research centre dedicated to photonics are not looking good, say some in the industry.

05 Jan 12
'Under the radar' at Photonics West 2012

Highlighting a dozen of the 'up-and-coming' companies that you might not have heard about who are exhibiting at the San Francisco show this year.

21 Dec 11
2011 round-up: the year in significant figures

Ten numbers that sum up major developments in optics and photonics this year.

16 Dec 11
Organic opto pioneers scoop German Future Prize

Team from Dresden wins award for development of organic semiconductors now being commercialized for PV and lighting applications.

16 Dec 11
US small business program gets six-year extension

Senate and House agree compromise deal that will see venture-backed enterprises gain greater access to SBIR funds.

13 Dec 11
Trumpf chief named as leading businesswoman

Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller, president of the family-owned laser and machine tool giant, ranked 40th in Financial Times list.

09 Dec 11
South Africa earmarks CPV for 50MW solar plant

Soitec, currently displaying its technology at the UN summit in Durban, is set to build the facility in Touwsrivier pending a final decision.

05 Dec 11
Photonics features at first EC 'innovation convention'

The results of photonics development projects funded by the European Commission are shown at high-profile Brussels event.

05 Dec 11
USITC supports Chinese PV imports investigation

Unanimous vote means that investigation into imports of PV cells and modules from China will continue, bringing a trade war one step closer.

01 Dec 11
EC details €80BN innovation proposal

The European Commission lays out its 'Horizon 2020' budget, emphasizing cuts to red tape and a boost for industrial innovation.

18 Nov 11
Solyndra: Chu caught up in partisan crossfire

The US Energy Secretary's grilling in Congress had more to do with political grandstanding than forensic questioning about loan guarantees.

18 Nov 11
Photonics West talk explains US patent changes

With the US now adopting a first-to-file patent system, Paul Davis will guide attendees through the implications for photonics.

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