MEPs vote in favor of a new single European patent system – with expected benefits for high-tech SMEs.
SPIE and dozens of other member societies and universities call for a bipartisan political solution to protect US research.
Photonics and sensors – though not biophotonics – projects are set to be funded under a “fast-track” scheme worth up to £10 million.
Optical, manufacturing firms pool talents to target lab-on-chip, optical MEMs sectors.
EE Times’ “Silicon 60: Hot Start-Ups to Watch” names eight promising photonics companies.
November's American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting heard of new instruments using laser technology.
Tiny piezoelectric modules move hundreds of lenses to allow unprecedented image detail.
Brain imaging, narcotics detection and an atmospheric ash monitor all feature in short-list for annual competition.
CEO of the prominent German optics company fills position vacated by Osram’s Martin Goetzeler earlier this year.
A ranking of the UK's fastest growing technology vendors confirms that photonics can be a route to rapid business expansion.
Event conference marks silver jubilee, ambition still strong.
Expanded event is aimed at pre-revenue companies started up by students, post-docs and professors.