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11 February 2022

Matthew Dale speaks with ESA to learn about the opportunities arising for photonics in the space sector

11 February 2022

Europe’s volume silicon photonics manufacturing capacity has not been directly addressed in the Commission's plan, which could limit overall digital sovereignty

04 February 2022

Recruiting at historically Black universities is just one way companies are working to create a more diverse workforce, finds Jessica Rowbury

01 February 2022

Carlos Lee of EPIC talks to Dominique Lupinski, CEO and founder of Cristal Laser, which grows and fabricates nonlinear optical crystals

28 January 2022

EPIC’s Antonio Raspa speaks with Electro Optics on the intentions and impact of the new photonics index

26 January 2022

Justin Nussbaum, CEO and founder of SPIE Startup Challenge finalist Ascend Manufacturing, details his journey as a new entrepreneur - such as how to improve confidence and the importance of mentorship

30 November 2021

Better support is needed for the development of photonics at the component level, which is not thriving under current short-term challenge-led funding programmes, finds Jessica Rowbury

25 November 2021

Universities offering associate degrees for optics technicians could help answer the photonics skills shortage, finds Jessica Rowbury

02 November 2021

Carlos Lee, Epic’s director general, talks to Sami Musa, CEO of Chilas, a Dutch-based company specialising in ultra-narrow linewidth tuneable external cavity lasers

01 November 2021

Photonics innovation relies on stronger communication between universities and the commercial sector. Jessica Rowbury reports from the Photonex conference in Glasgow

05 October 2021

Carlos Lee, Epic’s director general, talks to Maria Chiara Ubaldi, co-founder and chief executive of Milan-based CareGlance

05 October 2021

Gemma Church details Universal Quantum’s work building a million-qubit quantum computer and what’s needed from optics and lasers