StockerYale, a supplier of photonics-based products, has acquired UK-based Photonics Products for $9.4m in cash, stocks and bonds.
Breault Research Organisation has released a new schedule of training classes that will enable optical designers to efficiently and accurately solve optical challenges using the company's Advanced Systems Analysis Program.
The NSF Centre for Biophotonics, UC Davis and Picoquant are to host a joint fluorescence microscopy workshop in Sacramento, California, on the 18-19 January.
J. P. Sercel Associates (JPSA) has appointed Adrian Baughan, a well-known laser technology expert, to the position of international sales and marketing manager
Ocean Optics, a global leader in optical sensing, display optics, and biophotonics technologies has appointed Richard Pollard to the position of vice president of operations
Professor John H Marsh, co-founder and CTO of Intense, has been appointed president elect of LEOS for 2007, succeeding Alan Willner of the University of Southern California.
The Association of Laser Safety Professionals (ALSP) held its first Annual General Meeting on 19 September, to discuss the possible future work of the association.
Johan Holm of Ibsen Photonics has been presented with the yearly DOPS prize for an individual whose contribution to the Danish optics field has been of unique quality and importance.
The Qioptiq Group has appointed Peter Griffith to the newly-created position of business development manager for commercial optics in the USA and Canada.
Oxxius has raised $10m in a second round of equity financing. The round was led by existing investor Sofinnova Partners, which was joined by AXA Private Equity and Sofinnova Ventures.