Ahead of the UK's general election on 8 June, an alliance of 38 UK professional engineering organisations has identified five key priorities for the UK to harness the full capacity of its engineering talent in order to meet future societal challenges
Luxexcel has received equity funding totalling $10 million from financial and strategic investors. The funding will allow the company to scale up its production
Researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have developed a method for 3D printing glass
Three UK-based laser firms have been awarded with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the categories of international trade and innovation
The European Commission has confirmed that it is fully committed to the fast deployment of self-driving technologies in Europe
At this years’ Photonics Public Private Partnership (PPP) annual meeting, speakers discussed the organisation’s continued growth and its current placement to be able to fulfil investment pledges ahead of Horizon 2020
Next Scan Technology, a supplier of scanner systems for ultra-short pulsed lasers, has been recognised for photonics entrepreneurship with the EPIC Phoenix Award
Differences of opinion still exist when it comes to fair pay and promotion in optics and photonics fields, but job satisfaction remains high overall, according to the 2017 SPIE Optics and Photonics Global Salary Report.
The report, the seventh compiled annually by SPIE, is the largest international study of the photonics industry.
The European Union is investing €15.5 million into the world’s first open access photonic integrated circuit assembly and packaging pilot line, it was announced at the Photonics21 annual general meeting
The Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC has accelerated a fabrication process that utilises two-photon polymerisation in the production of arbitrarily shaped micro-structures