Contenders to showcase innovations in healthcare, lasers, wearables and IoT, hoping to win big at PW 2019.
Two identified so far with total budget of €75m: "Pilot Lines for Photonic Devices" and "Applications-driven components".
Bipartisan legislation creates national policy to encourage quantum research and technology development.
Many of this year’s cohort tipped for great technology futures are working in photonics-related innovation fields.
National Quantum Initiative wins bipartisan backing for plan to establish quantum sector in the US.
Laser scientists Mourou, Strickland and Ashkin (by proxy) presented Nobel Prizes by King of Sweden, also sharing $1 million.
Winning photonics products will be recognized at special event taking place during Photonics West.
Donation from serial optics entrepreneur Jim Wyant will increase College of Optical Sciences' faculty by nearly one-third.
New open access facility, backed with European regional development funding, is expected to help incubate new photonics SMEs.
Augmented reality, medical, quantum and environmental testing student projects given $45,000 worth of EO equipment.
Quantum, additive manufacturing, navigation, and advanced surveillance among the new fields identified by US government; Photonics West industry session set to discuss the topic.
Comprehensive set of tools expected to push frontiers of 'fiber attach' for multi-project wafers.