Advocacy & Lobbying

  • 30 Mar: Preparatory Action on Common Security and Defence Policy
  • 30 Jan: EPIC participates at European Commission Key Enabling Technologies High Level Group
  • 20 Jan: EPIC announces collective industry action to distribute laser kits to schools

Market & Technology

  • 02 Apr: Solid State Medical Imaging Report: X-Ray and Endoscopy
  • 20 Mar: Photonics Technologies for ADAS in the Automotive (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems)
  • 28 Jan: EPIC Releases LED Front-End Manufacturing Trends Report

Presentations & Publications

  • 08 May: High Power Diode Lasers Workshop Presentations
  • 09 Apr: EPIC AGM Annual General Meeting Presentations
  • 04 Mar: China Laser Industrial Market Analysis

Networking & Events

  • 09 Jun: Workshop on Photonic Integrated Circuits
  • 14 Apr: EPIC Presents at Optics Valley “Innovation & Lumière”
  • 25 Mar: Breakfast at OFC – Photonic Integrated Circuits

Research & Funding

  • 03 Jun: EPIC Receives PNO Photonics Innovation Award 2015
  • 16 Apr: 1st European Photonics Venture Forum
  • 09 Apr: Presentation European Commission Photonics Priorities 2016-2017
  • Four-junction solar cell using Soitec's expertise in materials sets new efficiency record of 38.9% for CPV module ,
  • CEA and Fraunhofer ISE Strengthen their Cooperation. "Virtual Lab" Specializes in Ultra-High Efficiency Solar Cells ,
  • Sofradir’s large format shortwave IR detectors integrated instruments on board Sentinel-2 for European Space Agency ,
  • 2 EPIC members sign Strategic Research Alliance: NKT and Fraunhofer IOF Jena for PCF Technologies ,
  • NKT Photonics receives volume ROD fiber order for industrial ultrafast lasers (high performance ytterbium gain fiber) ,
  • Industry 4.0 10 years away, photonics executives told at Laser World of Photonics via @imveurope,
  • NKT Photonics and the Fraunhofer IOF announce strategic research alliance licensing photonic crystal fiber technology ,
  • Press conference at Vatican (Cardinale Giuseppe Bertello) Quanta Systems donates lasers medical and cultural heritage ,
  • Onefive, leading supplier of femtosecond/picosecond laser modules obtains ISO 9001:2008 and 13485:2003 certification ,
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European Photonics Venture Forum attracts 110 participants from 15 countries, 24 pitches, 30 investors.

Companies interested in expanding manufacturing in Europe, investing in European photonics companies, purchasing from European companies, establishing research collaborations, or raising capital, can contact EPIC.