Business news

Chinese investment company buys LightPath shares

16 April 2014
LightPath Technologies has sold shares to Pudong Science and Technology, an investment vehicle. The sale means Pudong will own 19.9 per cent of LightPath's outstanding shares

Registration open for Invest in Photonics funding

16 April 2014
Registration is now open for SMEs seeking funding from Invest in Photonics, a two-day international business partnering convention focused exclusively on photonics venture capital investment

EU REACH and RoHS regulations limiting optics community, say industry experts

16 April 2014
Two European Union regulations, REACH and RoHS, are endangering the availability of raw materials for optical systems, according to leaders in the optics and photonics industry. The issue was among those discussed in executive briefings as part of the SPIE Photonics Europe

4D launch microscopy competition

16 April 2014

Finalists for AKL laser materials processing prize announced

16 April 2014

Laser Support Services to open photonics retail unit

16 April 2014

Philips announced as first sponsor of International Year of Light 2015

16 April 2014

New technique to transform low-energy light detection

15 April 2014

Laser industry 'hugely important' to the Scottish economy, says politician Yousef

14 April 2014

European project launched to develop photonic and electronic devices

11 April 2014

Gooch and Housego secures £0.8m from UK Regional Growth Fund

11 April 2014

EU consortium to further photonics prototypes wraps up

8 April 2014

IET prize lecture to highlight role of lasers in solar power

7 April 2014

Research and industry leaders urge Congressional support for photonics

4 April 2014

Harvard engineering dean joins board of directors of Newport Corporation

3 April 2014

Hamamatsu opens new manufacturing facility at its Beijing subsidiary

1 April 2014

Research collaboration yields ever smaller chip features

1 April 2014

IMRA America and Jenoptik announce license agreement

1 April 2014

EPIC names 21 October as Day of Photonics

26 March 2014

Horizon 2020 launch will increase funding for photonics technologies

26 March 2014

GSI posts strong medical and precision motors earnings, but drop in scientific laser sales

20 March 2014

Criteria to accelerate commercialisation of laser products under development at LZH

20 March 2014

Michael Marsh to lead Melles Griot Optical Systems Group

18 March 2014

CVI Laser appoints VP and general manager

17 March 2014

SPI Lasers appoints new CEO

6 March 2014

GSI acquires Jadak for $93.5m to strengthen medical presence

5 March 2014

IPG grows 14 per cent in Q4 2013, driven by materials processing

5 March 2014

Rofin-Sinar acquires FiLaser technology to boost display processing capability

3 March 2014

Pro-Lite Technology opens French subsidary

3 March 2014

Smart Fibres enters into licence agreement with Bruel and Kjaer

27 February 2014

£6m project to bring silicon photonics to mass markets

27 February 2014

New partnership between AMS Technologies and LightComm Technology

27 February 2014

Aerotech UK relocates to larger facility

27 February 2014