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European and Singapore photonics consortiums partner

News image3 May 2016
European photonics companies should exploit the research capabilities in Singapore and see the country as a gateway to Asia, said Carlos Lee, director general of the European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC)

Global photonic sensors market set to reach $18 Billion by 2021

25 April 2016
The global photonic sensors market is expected to reach $18 Billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 17.7 per cent, according to a new market report from Allied Market Research.

Raylase wins EPIC Phoenix Award for photonics entrepreneurship

News image22 April 2016
The founders of Raylase have received the EPIC Phoenix Award 2016, which recognises entrepreneurship in photonics

UK photonics companies recognised with Queen's Awards

21 April 2016

Navitar acquires Hyperion Development/AMF Optics

13 April 2016

Digitisation 'big opportunity' for photonics, says European Commission's Burgess

8 April 2016

NKT Photonics buys Fianium for £21m, forming supercontinuum powerhouse

1 April 2016

MKS Instruments set to acquire Newport

23 March 2016

OLED market to be worth $1.5bn by 2012, although future 'uncertain'

22 March 2016

Coherent acquires Rofin on eve of Rofin's shareholder meeting

18 March 2016

FP7 funding produced world-leading research, EC report finds

8 March 2016

OCT imaging tech on show at Bios

24 February 2016

Rofin dispute with investor continues

24 February 2016

BRAIN initiative update highlights role of industry

23 February 2016

Prism Awards recognise photonic innovation

23 February 2016

Nanoscale imager for drug development wins SPIE Startup Challenge

22 February 2016

Rofin's shareholder releases letter in ongoing dispute

4 February 2016

Closing ceremonies mark end of International Year of Light

4 February 2016

Dilas and m2k-Laser combine

25 January 2016

Ciena purchases TeraXion photonic components assets for €32m

19 January 2016

Ireland's scientific community gains €28m investment

19 January 2016

Semi-finalists announced for Photonics West Startup Challenge

13 January 2016

£10 million laser delivered to Prague laser facility

7 January 2016

Rofin releases open letter in ongoing row with shareholder

6 January 2016

Scanlab acquires Next Scan Technology

16 December 2015

EPIC appoints Dr Jose Pozo as director of technology and innovation

8 December 2015

Hübner acquires Cobolt to expand its test and measurement markets

8 December 2015

Optogenetics researchers win Breakthrough Prize

20 November 2015

Silicon photonics platforms reach maturity in PLAT4M project

20 November 2015

Hamamatsu grows 8 per cent; Newport and Rofin sales static

20 November 2015

Resonetics acquires Mound Laser for medical device machining tech

11 November 2015

Diamond optics released for high-power laser processing

5 November 2015

GSI Group acquires Lincoln Laser for $11 million

5 November 2015