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Photonics-enabled market worth $1.45 trillion

21 October 2016
Revenue generated by core photonics and photonics-enabled businesses continues on an upward trend, according to the most recent analysis from a survey of the global market by SPIE

Scientists and politicians need to talk more for successful IYL2015 legacy

4 October 2016
The final report of the 2015 International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies has been delivered to UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France

Photonics startups pitch for €75m at InPho Venture Summit

28 September 2016
A total of €75 million will be up for grabs for photonics startups at the InPho Venture Summit, to take place on 6-7 October in Bordeaux, France

Johnson and Johnson to aquire Abbott Medical Optics for $4.325bn

20 September 2016

Photonic Solutions to distibute Quantel laser products

20 September 2016

Artemis Optical secures £230k grant for optics coating centre

19 September 2016

Imec thin-film tech research awarded €3.5 million

19 September 2016

Berthold Leibinger Foundation recognises light microphone at awards ceremony

19 September 2016

World's largest optical interferometer array gets adaptive optics upgrade

8 September 2016

Toptica Photonics opens new office in Japan

2 September 2016

EPIC strengthens team with events and marketing manager

1 September 2016

LightPath Technologies to acquire ISP Optics

11 August 2016

Coherent posts record sales thanks to flat panel display orders

5 August 2016

Imax to install laser projectors in 75 new Chinese cinemas

5 August 2016

Femtoscience pioneer Ahmed Zewail dies

5 August 2016

Ams acquires spectral sensing specialist Mazet

5 August 2016

Lidar technology gets a boost for autonomous driving

26 July 2016

Terahertz market to reach €98 million in 2020

22 July 2016

Hyperuniform materials offer new way to control light

15 July 2016

Omega Optical acquires Rugate Technologies to enhance thin-film capabilities

14 July 2016

Gooch & Housego acquires two companies to diversify defence business

11 July 2016

University of Manchester spin-off to commercialise graphene-based products

11 July 2016

German optics industry sees sales reach €31 billion

23 June 2016

CLEO 2016 closes with strong attendance

17 June 2016

Rofin's proposed merger with Coherent negatively affects financials

11 May 2016

IPG to acquire Menara Networks to expand telecom offerings

10 May 2016

Australia's first nanoscience research facility opens, boosting quantum research

5 May 2016

European and Singapore photonics consortiums partner

3 May 2016

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

25 April 2016

Raylase wins EPIC Phoenix Award for photonics entrepreneurship

22 April 2016

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