26 April 2018

BMW has selected a solid-state lidar solution from Israeli company Innoviz Technologies for series production of its autonomous vehicles, starting in 2021

26 April 2018

Imec, a research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics, energy and digital technologies based in Belgium, has become the coordinator of a three-year EU-funded project that gathers known leaders in the field of perovskite PV technology

23 April 2018

Illumination firm Osram and automotive manufacturer Continental have established a 50-50 joint venture that will combine their expertise in automotive lighting

23 April 2018

Bruker has acquired Anasys Instruments, a privately held company that develops and manufactures nanoscale infrared spectroscopy and thermal measurement instruments

17 April 2018

The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) has developed two new customised production line concepts for manufacturing building-integrated photovoltaic modules in series production

16 April 2018

The Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology (ILT), based in Aachen, Germany, has developed a new ablative process for the ultra-precise machining of aspherical optics

11 April 2018

An imaging technique that builds on both Bessel beam and Airy beam based light-sheet microscopy could result in less intrusive and more effective diagnosis for patients

11 April 2018

Jenoptik has appointed three international executives to its executive management board, effective immediately

11 April 2018

Lasers are being used to help deactivate unexploded bombs more safely, in a project involving German organisations Laser Zentrum Hannover (LZH), Laser on Demand and the Hamburg fire brigade

11 April 2018

Construction has begun on a new £8 million electronics and photonics research centre in Torbay, in the South West of England

09 April 2018

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, has announced that Kent Rochford will become the organisation’s new CEO. Eugene Arthurs will retire on 2 June.

03 April 2018

Innovate UK, and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) have announced a £20 million pioneer fund to aid the development of several prototype quantum devices