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European photonics to create 1 million jobs by 2030

European photonics to create 1 million jobs by 2030
Instant diagnosis of major diseases, the eradication of all road accidents, and the creation of 1 million new jobs are some of the benefits that will be generated by the Photonics sector by 2030 according to a new vision paper published by Photonics21. The vision paper ‘Europe’s Age of Light’ sets out a new strategy for the future of European photonics highlighting what could be achieved if this technology is maintained by the EU as a key funding priority in FP9.
9th February 2018

World´s first 8K 25,000 lumen DLP projector launched at ISE 2018

World´s first 8K 25,000 lumen DLP projector launched at ISE 2018
Delta has announced at ISE 2018, the launch of the world´s first 8K 25,000 lumen DLP projector, along with Digital Projection International (hereinafter referred to as ‘Digital Projection’), an associate of Delta Group and a leading provider of high-calibre display solutions. The first-of-its-kind Digital Projection INSIGHT Laser 8K leverages Delta´s cutting-edge display, power supply and thermal management solutions, such as its laser light source, signal processor and algorithm to provide a seamless, industry-leading 33-megapixel resolution image.
7th February 2018

Strategic partnership signed for material science

It has been announced that the ZEISS Microscopy business group has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Denmark-based Xnovo Technology ApS, a company that develops innovative software-based 3D X-ray imaging and analysis solutions. The two companies have already been working together over the past two years. This strategic partnership is targeting to further advance and expand the laboratory-based diffraction contrast tomography technique, commercialised as LabDCT, on ZEISS Xradia 520 Versa.
6th February 2018


LED manufacturer announces €30m funding round

Developer and manufacturer of next-gen 3D LEDs for display applications based on its gallium-nitride-nanowires-on-silicon platform, Aledia, has announced the closing of its Series C financing round with Intel Capital as a new investor. In addition to Intel Capital, the majority of existing Aledia investors participated in the €30m round, including Braemar Energy Ventures, Demeter, the Ecotechnologies Fund of Bpifrance (the French national industrial bank), IKEA Group, Sofinnova Partners and Supernova Invest.
30th January 2018

Custom lens assemblies from Resolve Optics

Custom lens assemblies from Resolve Optics
  Specialising in OEM custom lens assemblies, Resolve Optics delivers thousands of custom lens assemblies per year - from complex high- speed imaging lenses and material sorting inspection lenses, to radiation resistant lenses for critical medical and nuclear applications.
19th January 2018

This UV curing guide offers top tips

This UV curing guide offers top tips
There are many advantages offered from the curing of materials like adhesives, coating, encapsulants, potting compounds, temporary masking materials or gaskets with UV light, and can deliver productivity enhancements to manufacturers. The ability of the technology to deliver full cure in seconds (rather than minutes or hours) is a prime example.
10th January 2018

Low-income families receive ENERGY STAR certified LED bulbs

Low-income families receive ENERGY STAR certified LED bulbs
On 26th October 2017, families in the Ironbound section of Newark, New Jersey received a MaxLite ENERGY STAR certified LED light bulb along with their courgettes and carrots at the Table to Table mobile market, which provides free fresh produce to low-income families. MaxLite donated the bulbs and educated consumers about the energy-saving benefits of LED lighting in support of the ENERGY STAR Light the Moment campaign, a national call-to-action for Americans to change out their inefficient light bulbs with ENERGY STAR certified LED ones.
6th November 2017

Latest RSoft releases enhance optoelectronic modelling

Synopsys has announced the release of version 2017.09 of the Synopsys RSoft product portfolio, the company's industry-leading family of software tools for photonic component and optical communication system design, with important new features to streamline and enhance photonic and optoelectronic modeling. The RSoft Photonic Component Design Suite reduces development time with efficient analysis of silicon photonics components at the device, circuit and system levels.
23rd October 2017

Increasing the safety of electronic toys

Increasing the safety of electronic toys
All toys distributed and marketed in the EU, electronic or not, must comply with the requirements of the EU Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC. This defines the minimum safety requirements for all toys. In addition, the directive also defines a number of properties specific to electrical and electronic toys.
13th October 2017

Commercialisation partnership with a leading OLED manufacturer

Commercialisation partnership with a leading OLED manufacturer
  SmartKem has announced that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with one of China’s leading OLED manufacturers. The partnership will enable the development and industrialisation of OTFT Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD) leading to the development of OTFT based LCD and OLED display manufacture on plastic.
4th October 2017


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SPIE Photonics Europe 2018
22nd April 2018
France Strasbourg