Monthly Highlights

OCTOBER 2019
  • 11 New members: Antwerp Space, CDA, Dispelix, First Light Lamps, ISUZU GLASS, PLX, Resolute Photonics, Schulz-Electronic, TEGEMA, Vixar, Julight.Outreach: INO, NRC, Optech, Lumibird, TeraXion, Intengent, Coractive, Aeponyx, Photon Etc, CMC, ITF, Lumerical, Denselight, Palomar, EDB, NTU, Moveon, Meridian, NRF, CSEM, Southern Photonics Dodd-Walls Centre, JIX, PBF, Huawei Zurich, Sony, Anteryon, OPTIMAX
  • EPIC organizes Meeting on VCSELs Technology and Applications at Sony in Stuttgart
  • EPIC organizes Meeting on High Power Laser Systems at PBF in Almelo
  • EPIC organizes Meeting on Quantum Technology Revolution at Photonex in Coventry
  • EPIC organizes the meeting on LIDAR Technologies for Automotive at Anteryon in Eindhoven
  • EPIC organizes a webinar on Hyperspectral Imaging
  • EPIC organizes Delegation to India
  • EPIC organizes Delegation to Singapore
  • EPIC organizes EPIC team day in Antwerp
  • EPIC organizes EPIC BoD Meeting at CSEM Zurich
  • EPIS signs MoU signature at VR/AR Summit in Vancouver
  • EPIC gives lecture “The Quantum Industrial Revolution” in Christchurch
  • EPIC gives lecture “The Quantum Industrial Revolution” in Auckland
  • EPIC gives a lecture “Silicon photonics landscape in Europe: manufacturing capabilities and applications” at Photonex in Coventry
  • EPIC gives keynote at Inside Quantum Technology event in The Hague
  • EPIS presents at global VR/AR Summit in Vancouver
  • EPIC attends Optifab
  • EPIC publishes interview with Power Photonic CEO in Novus Light
  • EPIC publishes article on “Automation Tools for Packaging and Testing: Guidelines for the manufacturing of the next generation of photonic-based products” in Photonics Views
  • EPIC publishes article on “Invest Time in Learning the Technology of Your Customers and Not Just Your Own” CTO from Eagleyard’s Dirk Schumann in Photonics Views
  • EPIC attends Baltic Photonics B2B event in Vilnius
  • EPIC exhibits at Photonex in Coventry
  • EPIC shares report on 2019 Status of the Camera Module Industry – Focus on Wafer Level Optics
  • EPIC shares report on 2019 Medical Wearables: Market and Technology Trends
  • EPIC shares report on 2019 LiDAR for Automotive and Industrial Applications
  • EPIC shares report on 2019 Global Two-photon Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope Market 2019-2023
SEPTEMBER 2019
  • 16 New members: 3SP Technologies, ASML, DustPhotonics, Eneka Consulting, Fluence, FORC-Photonics, IX-CAD, LemnaTec, OQmented, Oxford Instruments, PISEO, PSC Technologies, QuTech, RABUS.TECH, Systematic Paris-Region, Umicore.
  • Outreach: Airbus, HiSense, Hero Laser, Multiphoton,
  • EPIC organises VIP party at CIOE in Shenzhen
  • EPIC organises a session on “How to do business in China” at CIOE in Shenzhen
  • EPIC organises TechWatch at CIOE in Shenzhen
  • EPIC organises Meeting on New Space at ESA in Noordwijk
  • EPIC organizes OLED R2R at LpS in Bregenz
  • EPIC organizes TechWatch at W3+ Fair in Dornbirn
  • EPIC organizes VIP Networking reception at ECOC in Dublin
  • EPIC presents at FOAN 2019 in Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • EPIC joins CEO panel discussion at LpS in Bregenz
  • EPIC makes keynote presentation at Wetzlarer Herbsttagung “Moderne Optikfertigung” in Wetzlar
  • EPIC exhibits at ECOC in Dublin
  • EPIC exhibits at W3+ Fair in Dornbirn
  • EPIC attends DutchPhotonicsEvent in Delft
  • EPIC publishes Press Release “MoU VRARA-EPIC”
  • EPIC publishes Press Release “John D’Ambrosia as EPIC Advisor”
  • EPIC publishes interview with Arden Photonics CEO in Novus Light
  • EPIC shares report on 2019 InP Wafer and Epiwafer Market – Photonic and RF Applications
  • EPIC shares report on 2019 Silicon Photonics and Photonic Integrated Circuits
  • EPIC shares investor video with Andreas Umbach, CEO, ACCEPT
  • EPIC shares investor video with Steve Frisken, CEO, Cylite
  • EPIC receives Appreciation certificate from LED magazine
AUGUST 2019
  • 7 new members: Array Photonics, Focuslight Technologies, LIMO, Miraex, RoodMicrotec, Surrey NanoSystems, and Umicore IR Glass.
  • 20 outreach visits: Fraunhofer HHI, Fraunhofer IZM, Oplatek, Photonics Finland, Nanocomp, SPECIM, VTT Oulu, VTT Espoo, Modulight, Schott Primoceler, Coherent Corelase, Comptek Solutions, Gasera, Inkron, Ladimo, Emberion, Nanofoot, Vexlum, Ampliconyx, Tampere University.
  • EPIC organizes World Photonics Technology Summit in Berlin
  • EPIC presents at International Summer School in Tampere
  • EPIC attends 15th National Conference on Laser Science and Technology
  • EPIC publishes interview with Innolas Solutions CEO in Electro Optics
  • EPIC publishes interview with Multiphoton Optics CEO in Novus Light
  • EPIC publishes “450 Patents – The Key is not the number, it’s the Process” in Photonics Views
  • EPIC publishes “Low-Light Cameras, Gas Detectors Boost Space Applications” in EuroPhotonics
  • EPIC publishes “Organizations Section” at Photonics Views
  • EPIC publishes “Organizations Section” at Photoniques Magazine
JULY 2019
  • 13 new members: Mouro Labs, LuxC, Optores, Hisense, LIOP-TEC, Shamir Precision Optics, AMPHOS, Polygon Physics, MPSI Technologies, Integrated Fiber Optics, Wielandts UPMT, Glenair, III-V Lab.
  • 20 outreach visits: Warsaw University of Technology, InPhotec, Solaris, INFRAMET, ITME, TopGan Lasers, Vigo System, Vigo Ventures, Fluence, Brolis, Lidaris, Integrated Fiber Optics, Altechna, Quantum Light Instruments, Workshop of Photonics, Eksma Optics, Light Conversion, Orion Engineering, PRC Laser, Lambda-X
  • EPIC organizes the EPIC B2Run in Munich
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Members dinner in Warsaw
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Members dinner in Vilnius
  • Proposal granted MedPhab (Photonics Solutions at Pilot Scale for Accelerated Medical Device Development) total duration: 4 years, 25 PM, 407500 Euros
  • Proposal granted PHABULOμS (Pilot-line providing highly advanced & robust manufacturing technology for optical free-form μ-structures) total duration: 4 years, 26 PM, 416250 Euros
  • Proposal granted MULTIPLE (Multimodal spectral sensors and orchestrated deep models for integrated process optimisation) total duration: 3 years, 17 PM, 280625 Euros
  • EPIC attends the PASSION review meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC publishes interview with Optomel CEO in Novus Light
  • EPIC chairs “Autonomous Machines World” conference in Berlin
  • EPIC presents at ePIXfab summer school in Pisa
JUNE 2019
  • 1 new members: LIMBAK
  • New staff: Helena Jelinkova joins as additional Event Manager
  • 12 outreach visits: Electrolux, Mentor, Synopsys, Fraunhofer HHI, Innolas, LASER2000, Laser Components, Corning Laser Technology, Quside, Imasenic, ICN2, ASE Optics
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Photonics Quantum Technology Summit at ICFO in Barcelona
  • EPIC organizes video with Steve Frisken, CEO, Cylite
  • EPIC organizes video with Andreas Umbach, CEO, AUCCEPT
  • EPIC co-organizes EPIC Workshop “Shaping, Analyzing and Monitoring the Laser Beam in Material Processing Applications” at Laser World of Photonics in Munich
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Workshop on Surface Structuring at Laser World of Photonics in Munich
  • EPIC organizes CEO Exhibitor Breakfast at Laser World of Photonics in Munich
  • EPIC chairs WTMF standards and roadmap annual meeting held by Fraunhofer HHI in Berlin
  • EPIC chairs session at European Photonics Venture Forum
  • EPIC moderates “Silicon Photonics for the Future Panel” at ISUPT 2019 Conference in Napa, California.
  • EPIC attends MIRPHAB progress meeting at Electrolux in Pordenone.
  • EPIC attends InPulse progress meeting in Prague.
  • EPIC publishes interview with CEO, SEDI ATI in Electro Optics
  • EPIC publishes interview with Comptek CEO in Novus Light
  • EPIC publishes interview with GLOphotonics CTO at Photonics Views
  • EPIC publishes “Quantum Photonics – Steps Towards new Technologies Commercialization” at Photonics Views
  • EPIC publishes “Organizations Section” at Photonics Views
  • EPIC publishes Facebook Live of Plenary Discussion at World Photonics Mapping Forum
  • EPIC publishes press release 2 new board members Christian Bosshard and Samuel Bucourt
  • EPIC publishes lobbying message covered in The Parliament Magazine
MAY 2019
  • 15 new members: DenseLight, SENSOFAR, Stuttgart University, University of Glasgow, APOS, IDIL, LightTrans, IK4-TEKNIKER, Deutsche Messe, VONJAN Technology, Polariton, Forth Dimension Displays, Corning, Gavish, Crypta Labs.
  • 8 outreach visits: Han’s Laser, University of Glasgow, Coherent, ORAFOL, LightTrans, JABIL, Tyndall,  SUSS Microtec
  • EPIC organises Executive Meeting on Industrial Lasers at Coherent
  • EPIC organises Meeting on Automation Tools for Packaging and Testing
  • EPIC organises CEO Dinner in Jena with LEJ Leistungselektronik, LEONI Fiber Optics, FBGS, MAHR, Fraunhofer IOF and asphericon
  • EPIC exhibits with the Pilot lines at Medtec in Nuremberg
  • EPIC exhibits at OptecNet Jahrestagung in Jena
  • EPIC moderates panel discussion at NGON DCI in Nice
  • EPIC presents at Empowering Women@Tyndall program in Cork
  • EPIC publishes interview with Torsten Vahrenkamp, CEO, ficonTEC at Novus Light
  • EPIC publishes interview with Johan Feenstra, CEO, SMART Photonics in Novus Light
  • EPIC publishes interview with VLC Photonics former CEO in Novus Light
  • EPIC publishes interview with AMO CEO in Novus Light
  • EPIC publishes interview with Thomas Zettler, CEO, Laytec in Electro Optics
  • EPIC publishes interview with Andre Richter, CEO, VPIphotonics in Electro Optics
  • EPIC publishes EPIC Upcoming Technology Meetings at PIC Magazine
  • EPIC publishes EPIC Upcoming Technology Meetings at Photonics Views On line Magazine
  • EPIC Interview SciTech Europa Quarterly 2019
  • EPIC sponsors International Day of Light
  • EPIC attends ALAT 2019 Laser Industry Golf Laser Cup Competition in Shenzhen
  • EPIC attends LASERFAIR exhibition and Global Laser Manufacturing Conference in Shenzhen
  • EPIC attends SMTConnect in Nuremberg
APRIL 2019
  • 11 new members: Quside, leopil, TeraXion, INESC TEC, HGS Laser Group, XLase, CIOE, Senop, DiaMonTech, Lahat, VIGO Ventures
  • 16 outreach visits: Mikrocentrum, CST, Kelvin Nanotech, Coherent, Fraunhofer UK, IoP, PowerPhotonic, UniKLasers, Holoxica, Helia, Optocap, DUMA Optronics, Mellanox, CI Systems, Spectra Physics, Holo/OR
  • EPIC signs MoU with Ethernet Alliance
  • EPIC organizes 16th AGM Annual General Meeting in Glasgow
  • EPIC organizes delegation to Israel
  • EPIC presents at Paris Space Week in Paris
  • EPIC presents at SEAFOM meeting in Amsterdam
  • EPIC exhibits at ECIO Conference in Ghent
  • EPIC attends OASIS exhibition in Tel-Aviv
  • EPIC attends the PIXAPP General Meeting
  • EPIC attends Avantes 25th anniversary in Apeldoorn
  • EPIC attends 24th IOA International Optoelectronics Association meeting in Glasgow
  • EPIC attends 25th SOA Scottish Optoelectronics Association Anniversary Reception in Glasgow
  • EPIC attends SPIE Optics and Electrophotonics in Prague
March 2019
  • 9 new members: Almae Technologies,  Voyage 81, MIRell Photonics, BlueBox Optics, Chromacity Lasers, CareGlance, V-Research – Industrial Research and Development, University of Surrey, Fraunhofer IPT
  • 13 outreach visits: Chiral Photonics, ONERA, LASEA, Wilelandts UPMT, Huber+Suhner Cube Optics, Technospark, Visionix, Polarus, HTW Chur, WZW,   Delphi Laser, Solid Laser, FB Photonics
  • EPIC organizes Meeting on Optical Communications at HUBER + SUHNER Cube Optics in Mainz
  • EPIC organizes Meeting on Freeform and Precision Optics at WZW Optic in Balgach
  • EPIC organizes VIP Networking Reception at OFC in San Diego
  • EPIC organizes Webinar on Quantum Technologies
  • EPIC organizes member dinner in Zurich
  • EPIC organizes VIP Networking Reception at Laser World of Photonics in Shanghai
  • EPIC chairs NILIndustry Days in Aachen
  • EPIC opens Photonics Exhibition in Moscow
  • EPIC speaks at LMN CEO Night in Shanghai
  • EPIC presents at Luceda Photonics user group meeting  in Brussels
  • EPIC presents PIC International Awards in Brussels
  • EPIC presents at PIC International entitled: “The benefits of low-barrier access to new production services for PICs today and tomorrow”
  • EPIC exhibits at OFC in San Diego representing itself and EU pilot lines & projects.
  • EPIC exhibits at PIC International in Brussels representing EPIC and EU pilot lines & projects
  • EPIC sponsors VIP Reception at PIC International in Brussels
  • EPIC sponsors Photonics21 annual meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC attends and present at COBO general meeting in San Diego
  • EPIC attends Photonics21 annual meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC attends OIDA Workshop on Manufacturing and Building the Supply Chain for Integrated Photonics at OFC in San Diego
  • EPIC attends OSA/OIDA Executive Meeting at OFC in San Diego
  • EPIC attends Quantum Optronics Workshop at ONERA in Toulouse
  • EPIC attends Captech Meeting at ONERA in Toulouse
  • EPIC attends ILAS in Crewe
  • EPIC attends Chinese Laser Market Seminar in Shanghai
  • EPIC attends LASER World of PHOTONICS in Shanghai
  • EPIC publishes “The Industrial Camera Modules Market: Market review and forecast until 2022”in Photonics Views
  • EPIC publishes “Brillouin to Revolutionize the Distributed Sensing Market”inPhotonics Views
  • EPIC publishes interview with Hugues Tournier Keynote speaker at Huber+Suhner event
  • EPIC publishes video with Michael Lebby
February 2019
  • 9 new members: mbryonics, PakPIC, imec – IDLab, Ladimo, Prospective Instruments, Tarkas Ventures, BKtel Photonics, Astrum Lasers, Le Verre Fluore
  • 27 outreach visits: Imasenic, KeySight, ViaOptic, Leica Camera, Hexagon, Alpes Laser, SUSS, CSEM, nanoscribe, Vanguard Photonics, Ligentec, Bruker, Glo Photonics, LEUKOS, Microrelleus, Beamagine, UPC CD6, QPO, Snelloptics, Universitat de Barcelona, ICFO, Sensofar, Coherent, OPI Photonics, Convergent Photonics, Prima Electro, CREOL
  • EPIC makes keynote presentation AVARA networking dinner in Barcelona
  • EPIC makes presentation at students at CREOL/UCF in Orlando
  • EPIC organizes meeting on Specialty Optical Fibers at GLOphotonics
  • EPIC organizes webinar on Next generation HMDs and the killer app for VR
  • EPIC organizes Golf Networking at Photonics West in San Francisco
  • EPIC organizes Running Networking at Photonics West in San Francisco
  • EPIC organizes VIP Networking Reception at Photonics West in San Francisco
  • EPIC organizes Members Breakfast at Photonics West in San Francisco
  • EPIC organizes TechWatch with Swissphotonics at Photonics West in San Francisco
  • EPIC organizes Members Dinner in Wetzlar
  • EPIC organizes TechWatch at W3+ Fair in Wetzlar
  • EPIC organizes Delegation to ViaOptic, Leica Camera, Hexagon in Wetzlar
  • EPIC holds board of directors meeting in Turin
  • EPIC holds staff meeting in San Francisco
  • EPIC exhibits at Photonics West
  • EPIC exhibits at W3+ Fair Wetzlar
  • EPIC attends Laser Market Seminar in San Francisco
  • EPIC attends OIDA Market Update Dinner in San Francisco
  • EPIC attends Freeform optics dinner in Neuchatel
  • EPIC attends MWC in Barcelona
  • EPIC joins InnoRate Advisory Board
January 2019
  • 13 new members: NTS Optel, Lightwave Logic, Pure LiFi, FBGS, Photon Design, 4JET, AMF, KNT, Ceres, DELO, Vexlum, Vanguard, Photonics Hub.
  • 13 outreach visits: TU Dresden, TU Eindhoven, Greentropism, JOLT Capital, Horiba, Xenics, Control Laser, Optigrate, LightPath, Multicore Photonics, CISCO, Juniper, Ocean Optics.
  • EPIC welcomes Elena Beletkaia as Project Leader
  • EPIC gives keynote presentation at SEMI 3D & Systems Summit 2019 in Dresden
  • EPIC holds staff meeting in Amsterdam
  • EPIC holds meeting with 5 HR recruitment firms
  • EPIC meets Italian Permanent representation of Italy in Brussels (lobbying)
  • EPIC meets Horizon Europe rapporteur from European Parliament (lobbying)
  • EPIC attends Pilot Lines and ACTPHAST Meeting at European Commission
  • EPIC attends Photonics info day at European Commission
  • EPIC attends MIRPHAB Review Meeting at European Commission
  • EPIC attends kick off meeting of LAMAAS in Dresden (EU-funded project)
  • EPIC attends kick off meeting of InPulse in Eindhoven (EU-funded project)
  • EPIC publishes “AEMtec delivers ‘one-stop-shop’ for optical component requirements” in PIC Magazine.
  • EPIC publishes interview with Tapio Kallonen, CEO, SPECIM in Novuslight
  • EPIC publishes interview with Paul Ryckaert, CEO, Xenics in NovusLight
  • EPIC publishes EPIC Quarterly Newsletter
  • EPIC publishes the Pilot Line Quarterly Newsletter
  • EPIC publishes “Diagnostics on Gold by Plasmon Resonance” in Photonics Views
  • EPIC publishes “EPIC Fall Events” in Organizations & Initiatives in Photonics Views
  • EPIC publishes press release Kick off InPulse Pilot Line
  • EPIC publishes press release LAMPAS EU Project
December 2018
  • Outreach: Optoman, Optogama, Femtika, Direct Machining Control, NKT, TNO
  • EPIC organizes workshop on medical laser and biophotonics at NKT meeting in Copenhagen
  • EPIC organizes EPIC members dinner in Vilnius
  • EPIC organizes Pilot Lines Webinar
  • EPIC organizes meeting to present Advocacy paper in Brussels
  • EPIC presents at Info Day Universidad de Vigo
  • EPIC presents at CESA in Paris
  • EPIC presents at SNAIA Conference in Paris
  • EPIC visits European Commission
  • EPIC chairs session at IEEE BICOP British and Irish Conference on Optics and Photonics in London
  • EPIC attends Prof. Meint Smit farewell event at TU Eindhoven
  • EPIC attends MicroNanoNed 2018 in Amsterdam
  • EPIC attends EVG Bio & Photonics Device Manufacturing Workshop
  • EPIC attends meeting on Lithuanian laser companies competitiveness
  • EPIC publishes “Novel micro-displays and optics enabling the future of AR/VR” in EuroPhotonics
  • EPIC publishes “The Merits of Single-Mode vs. Multimode Fiber Optics” in EuroPhotonics
  • EPIC publishes “Difficulties Recruiting? Hire an HR Recruitment Firm!” on LinkedIn
November 2018
  • 18 new members: InnoliteTouchless AutomationOptonetUniversidad de VigoVision venturesMenhir photonicsQioVaPhotonTeckAerotechInkron, NITVRgineersEO Executives Online, STILProfound Corporate RecruitmentMPS Micro Precision SystemsCSA CatapultOrion Engineering 
  • Outreach: Avantes, Cailabs, CTTC, Brightcore, Wuhan Hongtuo New Technology, Penta Laser, Miracle Laser, Fiberhome, Hubei Laser Industry Association, LVD, Ghent University, Innolite, Ingeneric, polyscale, AIXEMTEC, Fraunhofer IPT, Aconity3D, Pulsar Photonics, PicoLAS, NTS-group, Anteryon, TMC, SEAT
  • EPIC organises Meeting on Hyperspectral Imaging at VISION in Stuttgart
  • EPIC organises Meeting on Environmental Monitoring at Avantes in Apeldoorn
  • EPIC organises Meeting on Optics for Aeronautics at CAILabs in Rennes
  • EPIC organises MIRPHAB webinar
  • EPIC organises PASSION webinar
  • EPIC organises EU MIRPHAB progress meeting in Barcelona
  • EPIC organises Webinar on Laser beam shaping and modulation
  • EPIC organises Executive dinner in Aachen
  • EPIC organises Tech Watch at COMPAMED (co-located with the MEDICA exhibition)
  • EPIC exhibits at VISION in Stuttgart
  • EPIC exhibits at HR Career Fair at SEMICON in Munich
  • EPIC exhibits at HR Career Fair at European Photonics Career Fair in Palaiseau
  • EPIC shares 2018 Silicon Photonics market report
  • EPIC publishes “Towards a World Roadmap on Integrated Photonics: The challenges of Photonics in Europe” in PIC Magazine
  • EPIC publishes “PIC related events” in PIC Magazine
  • EPIC publishes “The Packaging Challenges of Photonic Integrated Circuits” in PIC Magazine
  • EPIC signs collaboration MoU with Wuhan Laser Industry Association
  • EPIC presents at International Workshop on Sound-enabled technologies in Valencia
  • EPIC attends SEAFOM meeting in Houston
  • EPIC attends EU PASSION progress meeting in Eindhoven
  • EPIC attends Photonics21 Board of Stakeholders meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC attends in High-level conference EU Research and Innovation in our daily life Brussels
  • EPIC attends 15th Optics Valley of China International Optoelectronic Exposition and Forum in Wuhan
  • EPIC attends Precision Fair in Veldhoven
October 2018
  • 8 new members: Xenics, FeiboIdea, Insight Technology Search,  RUIGU, CK Laser, Knight Optical, Light Counting,
  • 28 outreach visits: PBF Group, University of Warsaw, Aimen, University of Vigo, Avantes, Valo Innovations, neoLASE, Sony, Fraunhofer HHI, Institute of Electronic Materials Technology (ITME), Warsaw University of Technology, Campinas Synchrotron, Idea, πTEC, CqPD, BrPhotonics, Eldorado, HBM Sensing, MW Technologies, PICadvanced, Laser Leap, Sphere Ultrafast Photonics, INESC TEC, Sicoya, OptecBB, Shenzhen Technology University, ASEM Cooperation Center for Science Technology and Innovation of Advanced Semiconductors, RUIGU.
  • EPIC organises Webinar on LIDAR Technology for Automotive
  • EPIC organises Workshop on AR/VR at Sony in Stuttgart
  • EPIC exhibits at Photonex Europe in Coventry
  • EPIC exhibits at Photonic Days Berlin Brandenburg in Berlin
  • EPIC exhibits at TU Automotive Europe in Munich
  • EPIC chairs Roundtable on PIC and Innovation Policy at Innovation Expo in Rotterdam
  • EPIC chairs ISA 2018 General Assembly in Shenzhen
  • EPIC moderates opening Ceremony of “the 15th China International Forum on Solid State Lighting 2018”(SSLCHINA 2018)& “2018 International Forum on Wide Bandgap Semiconductors” in Shenzhen
  • EPIC presents at POP2 Conference in Paignton
  • EPIC presents and takes part in panel at IEEE IPC Annual Meeting in Reston
  • EPIC presents EPRISE workshop in Berlin
  • EPIC presents at AIMEN Laser 2018 Conference in Pontevedra
  • EPIC presents at Workshop on the future of innovation diplomacy in Brussels
  • EPIC presents Keynote at SBFoton conference in Campinas
  • EPIC publishes Organizations Section in Optik & Photonics
  • EPIC publishes “Photonic Design, Verification, and Implementation” in Optik & Photonics
  • EPIC publishes video of the Pilot Lines at ECOC
  • EPIC publishes interview with ZEISS Fellow in Novuslight
  • EPIC publishes interview with Palomar Technologies CTO in Novuslight
  • EPIC publishes the Pilot Line Quarterly Newsletter
    EPIC attends EuroBLECH in Hanover
  • EPIC attends Baltic Photonics B2B Networking Event in Vilnius
  • EPIC attends the PIXAPP review meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC attends the PIXAPP progress meeting in Berlin
  • EPIC attends the PICS4All progress meeting in Warsaw
  • EPIC attends the PASSION review meeting in Brussels

 

September 2018
  • 10 New members: TMC Physics, LAMBDA-X, MBDA, Renevo Capital, AIXEMTEC, Optomel, PBF Group, Guangzhou Teyu Electromecanical, Femtofab, Wavelength Opto-Electronic.
  • 16 Outreach: PI, Sony, Multiphoton, O-Net, Indian Institute of Science, Trumpf, Edmund Optics, Hero Laser, KMS, TEYU Chillers, Shenzhen Technology University, Han’s Laser, Chyan Best Sigma, Thunder Laser, Zhengye Technology, Strong Laser.
  • Nok Wongwanchai joins EPIC as Project Leader
  • EPIC organises the TechWatch at CIOE trade show in Shenzhen
  • EPIC organises workshop on Lighting and Laser Projection for the Entertainment Industry in Bregenz
  • EPIC organises Networking Reception at CIOE trade in Shenzhen
  • EPIC organises BoD Meeting in Munich
  • EPIC organises VIP Party at ECOC in Rome
  • EPIC signs a MoU with COBO (Consortium for On-Board Optics)
  • EPIC gives keynote presentation at IBERSENSORS in Barcelona
  • EPIC gives keynote presentation at Multiphoton 5th Anniversary Event in Wurzburg
  • EPIC gives keynote presentation at Huawei Workshop on Photonics Technologies in Rome
  • EPIC presents at COBO meeting in Rome
  • EPIC exhibits ECOC in Rome
  • EPIC exhibits pilot lines (PIXAPP, MIRPHAB & PIX4LIFE) and PASSION EU Project at ECOC in Rome
  • EPIC exhibits at LpS Summit and Expo in Bregenz
  • EPIC attends European Space Agency ISD Days in Noordwijk
  • EPIC attends Micronora in Besançon
  • EPIC attends Leibinger Award Ceremony in Ditzingen
  • EPIC attends Laser World of Photonics in Bangalore
  • EPIC publishes EPIC history in Russian magazine
  • EPIC publishes article “Plans to commercialise quantum single-photon sources” in Electro Optics
  • EPIC publishes video of the Global Photonics technology Summit
July & August 2018
  • 15 new members: bmbg consult, Seoul Semiconductor Europe, Ingeneric, University of Warsaw/ENSEMBLE3, IMASENIC Advanced Imaging, Senorics, LUNA Innovations, II-VI, AIM Photonics, Duma Optronics, Finetech, Palomar Technologies, Quandela, V&A Photonics, VALO Innovations
  • 8 outreach: CST Global, Fraunhofer UK, UniKlasers, RiverD, Osram, LEDVANCED, Finetech, Tyndall Institute
  • EPIC organizes member dinner in Edinburgh
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Global Photonics Technology Summit in Brussels
  • EPIC organizes company visit to COMMSCOPE in Heverlee
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Photonics 6km Run activity in Munich
  • EPIC hosts EPIC AGM 2019 dinner in Glasgow
  • EPIC gives keynote speech at the EuroSciCon Lasers and Optics Conference in Prague
  • EPIC gives keynote presentation at LaserTech2018 in Paris
  • EPIC attends PIXAPP Consortium meeting in Cork
  • EPIC attends ACTPHAST and Pilot Lines Meeting at European Commission: Towards a sustainable photonic ecosystem
  • EPIC attends VDE Summer Reception in Brussels
  • EPIC visits ICAP 2018 in Barcelona
  • EPIC publishes “Europe drives fiber sensor development for Industrial Apps” in EuroPhotonics
  • EPIC publishes “Combining Silicon Photonics with modulated VCSELs light sources for the next generation of telecommunication transceivers” in PIC Magazine
  • EPIC publishes video of EPIC in LASERS
  • EPIC publishes interview with Raylase CEO in Novuslight
  • EPIC publishes interview with LiGenTec Managing Director at PIC Magazine
  • EPIC publishes interview with QPO Lenses Business Development Manager at PIC Magazine
  • EPIC publishes interview with NIL Technology CEO in Novuslight
  • EPIC publishes video interviews at LASYS featuring QIOPTIQ, Univet, OPTOMAN, Santec, PI, New Infrared Technologies, ILT, Rofin, Femtika, Laser Components : Video
June 2018
  • New members: AUCCEPT Consulting, Centre Tecnologic de Telecomunications de Catalunya, Emberion, First Light Imaging, First Sensor, HOLO / OR, Horiba.
  • Outreach: Monocrom, V&A, Mikrocentrum, EFFECT Photonics, Gestamp, Jeanologia, Alpes Lasers
  • EPIC organizes workshop on Singlemode vs Multimode Communication at CommScope in Leuven
  • EPIC organizes workshop on Industrial Lasers at TRUMPF in Ditzingen
  • EPIC organizes TechWalk at LASYS and films 10 members in Ditzingen
  • EPIC exhibits at LASYS in Stuttgart
  • EPIC chairs debate at World Technology Mapping Forum in Enschede
  • EPIC chairs all sessions of the Autonomous Machines World congress in Berlin
  • EPIC presents keynote at Photon Delta Investors dinner in Enschede
  • EPIC presents at LS16 conference in Sheffield
  • EPIC presents at the NGON & DCI Europe Conference in Nice
  • EPIC presents at MIRPHAB summer training at Alpes Lasers in Neuchatel
  • EPIC presents at PIXAPP summer training in Enschede
  • EPIC presents at Skills for Smart Industrial Specialisation and Digital Transformation in Brussels
  • EPIC publishes interview with Admesy CEO in Novuslight
  • EPIC publishes interview with Bright Photonics CEO in Novuslight
  • EPIC publishes video of its presence in LASERFAIR in China
  • EPIC publishes “Photonics Technologies for Medical Applications” in Optik & Photonic
  • EPIC attends Journée Perspectives de la Photonique Française in Paris
  • EPIC visits ACHEMA in Frankfurt
  • EPIC visits 12th PhotonicsNL in Twente
May 2018
  • New members: TrinamiX, LEONI Fiber Optics, MSG Lithoglas, OSRAM, Corning Laser Technologies, DigitArena
  • Outreach: CSIR, CommScope, Arcelor Mittal, PI, CTTC, ASE optics, Photonics Research Labs, VLC Photonics, NTO Newton Optics, RFHLaser, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Academies, Huize Laser, Lightcomm, O-Net, Hymson, WSX Shenzhen Worthing Technology
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Workshop on Automation for Packaging and testing of Photonics at PI in Karlsruhe
  • EPIC organizes Members Networking Dinner in Barcelona
  • EPIC organizes Investors Meeting in Barcelona
  • EPIC organizes 3rd EU-Asia Laser Industry Summit in Shenzhen
  • EPIC organizes Chinese distributor meeting in Shenzhen
  • EPIC organizes “Light Experiments” for 5 years old children at Saltells in Barcelona
  • EPIC organizes PIXAPP webinar (PICs for Advanced Medical Applications)
  • EPIC organizes staff team building
  • EPIC chairs closing plenary session and exhibits at ECIO Conference in Valencia
  • EPIC presents at Laser Manufacture News CEO Night
  • EPIC presents at CTTC in Barcelona
  • EPIC participates at opening of LASERFAIR in Shenzhen
  • EPIC publishes video interview with Milton Chang
  • EPIC publishes interviews Tom Walker, the R&D Group Director of Synopsys and Twan Korthorst, the Director of PhoeniX Software
  • EPIC publishes interviews Teera Achariyapaopan, CEO, Focuz
  • EPIC publishes in Optic & Photonic Market Laser Report
  • EPIC attends Optatec in Frankfurt
  • EPIC attends ITF (imec Technology Forum) in Antwerp
  • EPIC attends 4th European Photonics Venture Forum in Barcelona
  • EPIC attends European Business Summit in Brussels
  • EPIC attends laser golf competition in Shenzhen
  • EPIC exhibits Pilot Lines (PIXAPP, MIRPHAB) at ECIO in Valencia
  • EPIC exhibits at International Day of Light in Paris
  • EPIC exhibits at AKL in Aachen
April 2018
  • 4 New members: Spectrogon, State of Matter, UniKLasers, Santec
  • Outreach: Multiphoton, Fraunhofer ISC, AIFOTEC, Fibotec, ICON Photonics
  • Group visits to: Jenoptik, ZEISS, art Photonics, Laytec, Fraunhofer HHI, Fraunhofer IZM, First Sensor, Fraunhofer IOF, ficonTEC, S&K
  • EPIC releases Laser Market Report 2018
  • EPIC publishes video Interview with Frank Levinson
  • EPIC publishes “Integration of Photonic Systems – The new frontier in cancer diagnostics” in Optik&Photonik
  • EPIC publishes a Podcast in Hantheon
  • EPIC publishes video Pilot Lines Executive Breakfast
  • EPIC presents PIC International Award in Brussels
  • EPIC organizes Networking Dinner at PIC International in Brussels
  • EPIC organizes Annual General Meeting and 15th anniversary event in Berlin
  • EPIC organizes CEO Dinner in Wurzburg
  • EPIC exhibits at PIC International in Brussels
  • EPIC exhibits pilot lines (PIXAPP, MIRPHAB) at PIC International in Brussels
  • EPIC exhibits pilot lines (PIXAPP, MIRPHAB) at Sensors Europe 2018 in Berlin
  • EPIC exhibits pilot lines (PIXAPP, MIRPHAB & PIX4LIFE) at Medtec Europe in Stuttgart
  • EPIC presents at Medtec Europe in Stuttgart
  • EPIC honors EPIC founder Tom Pearsall
  • EPIC attends ACTPHAST and PILOT LINES workshop in Brussels
  • EPIC attends Analytica in Munich
  • EPIC attends AKL in Aachen
  • EPIC attends Photonics Europe in Strasbourg
  • EPIC attends Hannover Messe in Hannover
  • EPIC accompanies Hubei Laser Industry Association in European tour
March 2018
  • 15 New Members: APE, CoeLux, CST Global (used to be member long time ago), Eclipse Optics, Gooch & Housego (we’ve been chasing them for 6 years…), Hitachi High Technologies Corporation, HOYA Candeo Optronics Corporation Europe Branch, ISP System, PICadvanced, Xeryon, Synopsys, Photonics Integration Technology Centre, LUX-IEC, MicroCircuit Laboratories, IRSweep
  • Outreach: Obducat, HENSOLDT, AMS Technologies, Raylase, Laservision, CEA-Leti, AMICRA, SOFRADIR, Prima Power, Delphi Laser, Lead Laser, Prodrive Technologies, GW Laser Tech, CETC TXStar, Hugong Hanjie
  • EPIC hosts EPIC members dinner in Munich: Laser Components, IHB Consulting, Qioptiq/Excelitas.
  • EPIC hosts EPIC members dinner in Mainz: Cube Optics, TU Darmstadt, Honeywell
  • EPIC organizes BoD Meeting in Grenoble
  • EPIC attends and sponsors Photonics21 annual meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC welcomes audience at Laser Manufacture News CEO Reception in Shanghai
  • EPIC attends Light+Building in Frankfurt
  • EPIC attends Laser World of Photonics in Shanghai
  • EPIC organizes Networking Reception at OFC in San Diego
  • EPIC organizes PIXAPP booth at OFC in San Diego
  • EPIC organizes EPIC meeting on IR Technologies at SOFRADIR in Grenoble
  • EPIC presents at 7 Pennies PIC Workshop on Packaging in San Diego
  • EPIC presents by Skype at the International Photonics Symposium and National Engineering Convention & Optics Olympiad organized in Pakistan
  • EPIC interviewed by Sync NI
  • EPIC interviews Frank Levinson
February 2018
  • New Members: Somni, Teknova, ZEISS
  • Outreach: imec, Cordon Electronics, VLC, UPV, Zeiss, Mahr, Yelo, Mentor Graphics, OptoSystems, macrooptica, Bioclinicum
  • EPIC signs collaboration MoU with Russian Laser Association
  • EPIC exhibits at OPTRO in Paris
  • EPIC exhibits W3+FAIR in Wetzlar
  • EPIC exhibits Laser Symposium „Fiber, Disc & Diode“ and International Symposium in Dresden
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Tech Watch at W3+FAIR in Wetzlar
  • EPIC organizes LIDAR for Defense Roundtable in Paris
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Meeting on Testing Optoelectronics in Belfast
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Members Dinner in Jena
  • EPIC organizes and webinar on Mid-IR Technologies for Chemical Sensing
  • EPIC organizes and webinar on Photonic Integrated Circuits Packaging and Assembly: PICs basis and applications
  • EPIC presents welcome exhibition the 14th international exhibition for laser, optical and optoelectronic technologies in Moscow
  • EPIC presents welcome exhibition W3+FAIR in Wetzlar
  • EPIC presents at 90th Anniversary Fraunhofer HHI in Berlin
  • EPIC presents at Saturdays of Physics at the UAB in Barcelona
  • EPIC presents at 36th  EOST Captech meeting at Hensoldt
  • EPIC attends Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
  • EPIC attends TERABOARD Progress meeting in Milan
  • EPIC attends Pics4All Progress meeting in Valencia
  • EPIC attends EUTECC in Brussels
  • EPIC attends “General Data Protection Regulation for associations: the challenge of compliance”
January 2018
  • New Members: PHIX Photonics, PowerPhotonic, Compoundtek,Optoman
  • Outreach: Radiantis, CEA-LETI, University of Ghent, Optics11, Mirror Lab, University of Arizona, Berenschot, Avantes, IDEX Advanced Thin Films, Insight Photonic Solutions, Tech-X, REO, Perkins Precision Developments, Paradigm Research Optics, National Scientific Optics, LTI Optics.
  • EPIC organizes Networking Golf at Photonics West in San Francisco
  • EPIC organizes Networking Reception at Photonics West in San Francisco
  • EPIC organizes 5 Miles Executive Run at Photonics West in San Francisco
  • EPIC moderates Executive Pilot Line Breakfast at Photonics West
  • EPIC presents at Arizona Photonics Days
  • EPIC interviews Milton Chang
  • EPIC interviews Frank Levinson
  • EPIC attends the PICS4ALL commercial/client relation course
  • EPIC attends the PIXAPP General Assembly in Ghent
  • EPIC attends World Technology Mapping Forum WP Leaders Meeting
  • EPIC attends PRISM Awards in San Francisco
  • EPIC attends Laser Market Seminar in San Francisco
  • EPIC writes Editorial W3+FAIR in Optik & Photonik
  • EPIC writes Editorial Electro Optics
  • EPIC exhibits at Photonics West
December 2017
  • New Members: Femtika, WZW Optics, Photonicsys, Admesy, Jolt Capital, Laservision
  • Outreach: Ushio, EdgeTech Scientific, Dynotech Instruments, Mehta, SLTL, Photonics Watertech, Powency Circuits, UGAM Beam Science, Swastik Laser Technologies, Black Jack Metals, Prakash, Angel India, Lightmotif, MILSTAR, Eagle Photonics, Advanced Photonics, SM Creative Electronics, PARTH, ELE Times, Politecnico de Milano
  • EPIC attends ENGIMACH exhibition in Ahmedabad
  • EPIC presents welcome at entrepreneurship event “Let us grow together” in Mumbai
  • EPIC makes presentation at SEAFOM in London
  • EPIC attends H2020 PASSION project kick-off meeting
  • EPIC attends the Pilot Line day organized by the EU with representatives of the 4 pilot lines (MIRPHAB, PIXAPP, PIX4LIFE and PI
  • SCALE) and the support centre ACTPHAST
  • EPIC publishes article on the EPIC Workshop on PICs in Japan (PIC Magazine)
November 2017
  • New members: 4ISP, Beamagine, Focuz
  • Outreach: VTT, Politecnico de Milano, Elbit, CI Systems, Hamamatsu, Fujikura, Spectral Engines, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital
  • EPIC welcomes Neringa Norbutaite as Events Manager
  • EPIC speaks at Hamamatsu Days: 6 events, 6 cities
  • EPIC presents keynote presentation at Israeli Photonic Association opening in Tel-Aviv
  • EPIC moderates panel discussion at Soirée Centenaire de SupOptique in Paris
  • EPIC presents keynote welcome at Spectral Engines grand opening and product launch
  • EPIC presents keynote presentation at MEDICA Tech Forum in Düsseldorf
  • EPIC presents keynote in 14th Optics Valley of China International Optoelectronic Exposition and Forum
  • EPIC organizes Tech Watch at MEDICA-COMPAMED in Düsseldorf (10 presentations)
  • EPIC exhibit at Precision Fair in Veldhoven
  • EPIC organizes Photonics Integrated Circuits event in Tokyo
  • EPIC organizes Biophotonics Event In Vivo Imaging in Amsterdam
  • EPIC releases report 3D Imaging & Sensing
  • EPIC writes event summary “From Daylight to Lighting 4.0”
  • EPIC attends SwissPhotonics event “From Daylight to Lighting 4.0” in Dübendorf
  • EPIC attends 15th Helmholtz Anniversary Reception in Brussels
  • EPIC attends Photonics21 Board of Stakeholders in Brussels
  • EPIC attends Milipol exhibition in Paris
October 2017
  • 6 New Members: OXXIUS, USHIO, Spectral Engines, Optics 11, Pegasus, DIBOTICS
  • Outreach: Hamamatsu, Optogama, Hubner, Jenoptik, Fraunhofer IOF, asphericon, LioniX, Vigo System, LYPE Laser Solution, Chutian Laser, YOFC, Photonteck, HG Tech, QUESTT, Raycus Laser, Huaray Laser, ARGUS, HE Laser, Golden Laser
  • EPIC Welcomes Auri Ripoll as Marketing Manager
  • EPIC releases report 55 Slides on LIDAR applications and markets
  • EPIC acquires license for AMIPLEXUS (EU projects search partners)
  • EPIC organizes Entrepreneurship – Startup – Venture Forum in Berlin
  • EPIC organizes workshop on Freeform Optics for the Medical, Space and Automotive Industry in Jena
  • EPIC keynote at IEEE Sensors conference (Special Workshop on EU Photonics Pilot Lines) in Glasgow
  • EPIC keynote at Laser Summit in Wuhan
  • EPIC keynote at 14th Optics Valley of China International Optoelectronic Exposition and Forum
    in Wuhan
  • EPIC publishes article on Optical Beam Shaping (Optik and Photonik)
  • EPIC publishes article on Unmet Needs in Laser Material Processing (Optik and Photonik)
  • EPIC publishes article EPIC Industry pushing new technologies for LIDAR (Europhotonics)
  • EPIC publishes welcome address in 14th Optics Valley of China International Optoelectronic Exposition and Forum
  • EPIC attends PIXAPP general meeting at LioniX in Enschede
  • EPIC attends MIRPHAB general meeting at Vigo System in Ozarow Mazowiecki
  • EPIC attends Photonex in Coventry
  • EPIC attends Innovation Drift in Vilnius
  • EPIC attends photonics event in Beijing
  • EPIC attends Laser Taiwan in Taipei
  • EPIC attends the IEEE Sensors in Glasgow
September 2017
  • 4 New Members: Jenoptik, Excelitas, Proximion, Amires
  • EPIC visits 27 companies: Holst, V-Research, Alphanov, Amplitudes Systemes, Eolite, LASEA, FOXCONN, Ruigu, United Winners Laser, Potent, Hanma Laser, Guangzhou Being Nano-Instrument, Ante Laser, Riton Laser, Sunine Laser, Baisheng Laser, GKing Laser Technology, Hymson, JKJCNC, Max Photonics, Han’s Laser, Super Laser, CASSTK, VI Laser, China Wheel Jiangmen, Jiangsu Xinri E-Vehicle.
  • EPIC organizes Workshop on Miniaturization of Solid State Lighting Systems in Bregenz
  • EPIC organizes VIP Party at ECOC in Gothenburg
  • EPIC organizes Photonics Tech Talk at CIOE in Shenzhen
  • EPIC hosts GDLIA dinner and members dinner in Shenzhen
  • EPIC exhibits at Photonics Integration Conference PHI in Eindhoven
  • EPIC exhibits at LpS Conference and Trends of Lighting in Bregenz
  • EPIC keynote speaker at PI – Meet the Expert Silicon Photonics in Eindhoven
  • EPIC presents welcome address in Jianmeng
  • EPIC presents PIXAPP Pilot Line at ESREF (European Symposium on Reliability of Electronic devices Failure physics and analysis) in Bordeaux
  • EPIC publishes video promoting “What is a Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) and how does it make your product better?
  • EPIC signs partnership with SEAFOM (Subsea Fiber Optic Monitoring Group)
  • EPIC release Chinese brochure promoting EPIC members
  • EPIC attends ECOC with PIXAPP/PIX4life booth at ECOC in Gothenburg
  • EPIC attends SPIE Conference on Optical Science Technologies for Advanced Security and Defence Systems with MIRPHAB booth in Warsaw
  • EPIC attends TERABOARD review meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC attends Pics4All review meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC attends Advanced Laser Technology and Application Exhibition in Guangzhou
  • EPIC attends Laser World of Photonics in New Delhi
  • EPIC attends BO-HI Medical Exhibition in Suzhou
  • EPIC attends Intelligent Equipment, Model Metal Processing, Mechanical Industry Exhibition in Jiangmen
  • EPIC attends CIOE in Shenzhen
  • EPIC Board of Directors meeting hosted by Lumentum in Zurich
  • EPIC colleague Carmen Ferrari leaves EPIC to work at RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre
August 2017
  • 7 New Members: Elforlight, HiLase, Enablence, Schott, KAIAM, QPO, Snell Optics
  • Outreach: WESI Technology, OPTTON, SPI Laser, TRUMPF, Gausslasers, Shanghai Feibo Laser Technology, China Optics Press, Hero Laser, Kunshan Theta Micro, TKK, Suzhou Inngu Laser, Suzhou Bellin Laser, Microport, Shanghai Academy of Science & Technology, PI, Ocean Optics, Axetris, SYLEX, International Laser Center, SQS, Argotech, Hilase
  • EPIC attends the Group IV Photonics Conference in Berlin
July 2017
  • 18 New Members: Class5Photonics, Spectra Physics (MKS) TelAviv, SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH, NEO Monitors, EurA, CommScope, SEDI-ATI, FISBA, Messe Stuttgart (VISION & LASYS), NTU Athens, Faz Technology, IHB Consulting & Trading, ZEMAX, Obducat, LightPath, Mentor, Laserline, Sony
  • Outreach: Raylase, II-VI, CSEM, Onefive, ILT, Tyndall
  • EPIC attends MIRPHAB business plan meeting in Paris
  • EPIC attends PIXAPP meeting at Tyndall in Cork
  • EPIC presents “Photonic Integrated Circuits and Mid Infrared Sensors in Marine Applications” at Photonics4BlueGrowth in Santiago de Compostela
June 2017
  • 12 New Members: Aquitaine Science Transfer, LG, LUX/TSI, FastTree 3D, Berenschot, ICON Photonics, LaserPoint, LEJ, Schaefter + Kirchhoff, University of Valencia Photonics Department, Pilot Photonics, ThunderNIL
  • Outreach: ficonTEC, Fraunhofer IOSB, CK Laser, HSG Laser, S&A, FOXCONN, Grace Laser Technology, China Instrument and Control Society, Pinnacle, BWT, Beijing University of Technology, Luster, Avantes, DZD Photonics, GermanTech, Laserwave, Beijing Powered Laser, Coherent, SABIC, European Space Agency, Diamond FO, Trumpf, Fraunhofer IOSB, Laserline
  • EPIC organizes Workshop at European Space Agency in Noordwijk
  • EPIC organizes Workshop on Specialty Fibers for Harsh Environments and Fiber Lasers at DIAMOND in Losone
  • EPIC organizes Workshop on Optical Adhesives at LASER World of PHOTONICS
  • EPIC organizes Workshop on Beam Shaping Technologies for Laser Material Processing at LASER World of PHOTONICS
  • EPIC organizes Executive Breakfast at LASER World of PHOTONICS
  • EPIC organizes Session in Photonics for Medical, Agricultural and Industrial Applications, Photonics Event in Veldhoven
  • EPIC presents “Photonics for Automotive” at RESPICE Workshop at LASER World of Photonics in Munich
  • EPIC gives keynote opening presentation at World Technology Mapping Forum in ‘s-Hertogenbosch
  • EPIC presents “Optical fiber technologies for Defense” at European Defense Agency Captech meeting in Fraunhofer IOSB in Ettlingen
  • EPIC presents “UV LED Technology and Market Trends” at International Lighting Exhibition in Guangzhou
  • EPIC attends Corporate Strategy Dinner at World Technology Mapping Forum in ‘s-Hertogenbosch
  • EPIC exhibits at Photonics Event in Veldhoven
  • EPIC exhibits at LASER World of PHOTONICS in Munich
  • EPIC visits International Lighting Exhibition in Guangzhou
  • EPIC visits Guangdong Equipment Manufacturing Expo in Zhongshan
  • EPIC visits 9th Photonics China Expo in Beijing
  • Posting 200+ Jobs for members
May 2017
  • 5 New Members: Laser & Crystal, Optimax, ULIS, Stoneguard Capital, ICAP
  • Outreach: Hamamatsu, Lumetrics, Optimax, University of Rochester, SYDOR Optics, National Research Council of Italy, Dodd Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies, SABIC, KingBeFound Laser, Ruigu, United Winners Laser, MAX Photonics, Han’s Laser, Hero Laser, Cobolt, Northlab
  • EPIC organises workshop on Automation for Fabrication and Testing of Optoelectronics at ficonTEC in Achim
  • EPIC organises 2nd EU-Asia Laser Industry Summit in Shenzhen
  • Jose Pozo presents at Photonics4Automotive workshop at Automobile Barcelona Tradeshow
  • Anna Feis presents at IESSA in Cape Town
  • Carlos Lee presents at “Why Photonics Matters in Life Science” at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm
  • Anna Feis invited as expert jury chair at EPVF (European Photonics Venture Forum) in Dublin
  • Anna Feis invited chairs panel moderation at EPVF (European Photonics Venture Forum) in Dublin
  • Jose Pozo becomes committee member of FOAN 2017 Fiber Optics in Access Networks
  • EPIC attends European Photonics Venture Forum (EPVF) in Dublin
  • EPIC attends AIM Photonics proposers event in Rochester
April 2017
  • 6 new members: AMICRA, Holst Centre, Elbit Systems, Joanneum Research, Optics Balzers, NILT
  • EPIC outreach visits: LASEA, ICN2
  • EPIC appoints new president: Benno Oderkerk, CEO, Avantes
  • EPIC speaks keynote at “Nanoimprint Lithography Workshop” in Barcelona
  • EPIC organizes Annual General Meeting in Eindhoven
  • PIC presents Phoenix Award 2017 to Next Scan Technology
  • EPIC organizes workshop on EU Funding in Eindhoven
  • EPIC organizes workshop on Entrepreneurship with Milton Chang in Eindhoven
  • EPIC exhibits at ECIO Conference
March 2017
  • 9 new members: Brolis Semiconductors, CI Systems, Corial, NIT, Primoceler, Volpi, Zicom/Endofotonics, Unity SC, Cordon Group
  • EPIC outreach visits: Delphi Laser, Tianhong Laser, Lead Laser, imec
  • EPIC organizes VIP Photonics Integrated Circuits Networking Dinner in Brussels
  • EPIC organises Breakfast on Assembly and Packaging of Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) – PIXAPP project
  • EPIC speaks at European Central bank and MIT Lab in Frankfurt
  • EPIC chairs the PIC Awards 2017 in Brussels
  • EPIC represents pilot lines at Photonics21 Annual Meeting
  • EPIC exhibits at PIC International in Brussels
  • EPIC attends Photonics21 Annual Meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC attends TERABOARD Consortium in Leuven
  • EPIC attends LASER World of PHOTONICS in Shanghai
  • EPIC attends OFC in Los Angeles
  • EPIC attends Leadership and High Performing Cross Functional Teams in Brussels
  • EPIC attends International Photonics Advocacy Coalition in Brussels
  • EPIC attends Lighting the future for Europe in Brussels
  • EPIC attends Quantum Technologies – How will they change our world? In Brussels
  • EPIC attends Pilot Line training at imec in Leuven
  • EPIC attends OptecNet Jahrestagung in Mainz
  • EPIC attends LMN Laser CEO Night in Shanghai
  • EPIC attends Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
February 2017
  • 3 new members: CSIR, Laser Components, GLOphotonics
  • EPIC outreach visits: Facebook, Finisar, Google, Ophir, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, National Metrology Institute South Africa, South African National Energy Development Initiative, South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, ECI, Orbotech, Spectra Physics, Elbit Systems, Powerlase, IQE, imec
  • EPIC organizes visit to companies: ECI, Orbotech, Spectra Physics, Elbit Systems, InPhoTec
  • EPIC speaks at PetaCloud International Symposium in Tel-Aviv
  • EPIC welcomes attendees at 6th OASIS International Conference and Exhibition on Optics and Electro-Optics in Tel Aviv
  • EPIC signs MoU with IAESI (Israel Association of Electronics & Software Industries)
  • EPIC organizes Delegation to Israel
  • EPIC organizes Workshop on PIC Testing in Pisa
  • EPIC organizes Tech Watch at W3 Fair in Wetzlar
  • EPIC joins ECIO 2018 committee in Valencia
  • EPIC shares report UV LED – Technology, Manufacturing and Application Trends
  • EPIC attends MIRPHAB Consortium and Review meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC attends PIXAPP Review meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC attends Day After Tomorrow conference in Ghent
  • EPIC attends Association Excellence Awards in Brussels
  • EPIC holds board meeting hosted by IQE in Cardiff
January 2017
  • 2 new members: Ophir, Sylex
  • EPIC outreach visits: Ophir, Coherent (Singapore), Globalfoundries, DenseLight, Finisar (Singapore), National University Singapore, HistoIndex, Nanyang Technological University, Economic Development Board Singapore, Elbit, Holo Or, Orbotech, ISERD, Association of Electronics and Software Industries, Stanford University, Meadowlark Optics, National Technical University of Athens, Tyndall
  • EPIC company visits: Coherent (Singapore), Globalfoundries, DenseLight,  National University Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Economic Development Board Singapore
  • EPIC organizes Delegation to Singapore
  • EPIC organizes Global Photonics Cluster Meeting
  • EPIC organizes 5 Miles Run
  • EPIC organizes Golf Get-Together Networking
  • EPIC organizes pavilion and exhibits at Photonics West
  • EPIC attends Laser Market Seminar in San Francisco
  • EPIC attends 22nd meeting of the IOA International Optoelectronics Association in San Francisco
  • EPIC attends SPIE Cluster Reception
  • EPIC attends conference on 3D Printing of Electronics in Eindhoven
  • EPIC attends Swiss Precision for Photonics at Consulate General of Switzerland in San Francisco
  • EPIC attends the PIXAPP Kick-off meeting in Cork
  • EPIC attends PICS4ALL Consortium meeting in Athens
  • EPIC chairs MIRPHAB sensing and spectroscopy workshop in San Francisco
  • EPIC speaks at Photonic Integration Week in Valencia
  • EPIC shares report Uncooled Infrared Imaging Technology & Market Trends
  • EPIC releases annual activity report
December 2016
  • 5 new members: Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, ELAS, LiGenTec, PhotonX Networks, Prodrive Technologies.
  • EPIC visits: CSEM, Axetris, Diamond, ETH Zurich, Onefive, Toptica, Corning, Chroma, Thorlabs, Laser Components, Hamamatsu.
  • Jose Pozo participates in ams Technologies annual meeting
  • Carlos Lee named finalist for “Leadership Award” European Associations Award 2017
  • EPIC organizes workshop “Translating Biophotonics Technologies to Clinical Oncology: Perspectives & Challenges”
  • EPIC organizes “Executive Breakfast” in Zurich, Switzerland
  • EPIC organizes “EPIC Dinner” in Munich, Germany
  • EPIC moderates workshop “Intelligent efficient solid-state lighting” in Muttenz, Switzerland
  • EPIC exhibits at Robotics and Photonics for Healthcare, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • EPIC meets UPMC students
  • EPIC visits MicroNanoConference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
November 2016
  • 3 new members: W3+FAIR, IN-PART, IRnova.
  • EPIC visits: Hi-tech International Business Incubator, Sunny Tecnologies, Beijing University, Tsinghua University, Kaiam, First Light Imaging, SP3H, Crosslux.
  • EPIC organizes workshop on “Photonics & Opto-Electronics Packaging” in Edinburgh, UK
  • EPIC organizes member visit to Kaiam
  • EPIC moderates ISA General Assembly, Beijing, China
  • EPIC moderates B2Health Business & Networking event in Marseilles, France
  • EPIC publishes PIC Packaging videos
  • EPIC sign MoU wish CSA (China SSL Association)
  • EPIC exhibits at 7th Intelligent Sensors Network Conference in Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • EPIC exhibits at Precisie Beurs, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • EPIC attends 8th ISA Executive Member Meeting in Beijing, China
  • EPIC attends Photonics21 Board of Stakeholder Meeting in Frankfurt, Germany
  • EPIC attends 3rd Printing Revolution and the Dental Sector in Brussels, Belgium
  • EPIC joins Lithuanian laser delegation in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • EPIC visits Vision in Stuttgart, Germany
  • EPIC visits Medica in Duesseldorf, Germany
  • EPIC becomes member of ePIXfab
  • Ana Gonzalez joins EPIC as Project Leader
October 2016
  • 3 new members: fibeReality, Luz Wavelabs, X-Celeprint
  • EPIC visits Lumics, Doric Lenses, Nüvü Caméras, Reflex photonics, ITF Technologies.
  • EPIC partners with PIC Awards 2017
  • EPIC becomes member of AIM Photonics (American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics)
  • EPIC presents keynote at Innovation 360, Montréal, Canada
  • EPIC organizes workshop on “Optical Fiber Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring”
  • EPIC organizes session at SEMICON Europa on “Silicon Photonics”
  • EPIC organizes Micro Photonics Executive Breakfast
  • EPIC organizes Tech Watch Forum in Berlin, Germany
  • EPIC organizes IP Workshop in Berlin, Germany
  • EPIC organizes IP Workshop in Berlin, Germany
  • EPIC organizes IP Workshop in Coventry, UK
  • EPIC organizes DAY OF PHOTONICS
  • EPIC attend “Presentation of the International Year of Light 2015 Final Report” in Paris, France
  • EPIC attends MIRPHAB Consortium meeting
  • EPIC attends TERABOARD Consortium meeting
  • EPIC exhibits at micro photonics in Berlin
  • EPIC visits EuroBlech in Hannover, Germany
September 2016
  • 9 new members: AIMEN, Direct Machining Control, ETH Zurich, HiLight Semiconductor, InnoLas Solutions, Laser 2000, LEUKOS, Optoskand, VIGO Systems.
  • EPIC visits: JOSE OUTREACH 6 SEPTEMBER ???, VI Systems, INOPTEC, Modulight, Rockley Photonics
  • EPIC organizes “Executive Meeting on Lasers and Material Processing” in Vilnius, Lithuania
  • EPIC participates in LpS Press panel conference
  • EPIC makes presentation at Institut d’Optique Graduate School in Palaiseau, France
  • EPIC moderates “Future Photonics Hub Industry Day” in Southampton, UK
  • EPIC moderates “Photonics Entrepreneurship Day 2016” in Berlin, Germany
  • EPIC moderates “From Idea to Packaging” at 2nd Photonic Integration Conference in Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • EPIC organizes workshop “Lighting in Horticulture” in Bregenz, Austria
  • EPIC organizes “Members VIP Party @ ECOC” in Duesseldorf, Germany
  • EPIC organizes delegation trip to Zumtobel
  • EPIC organizes Board of Directors meeting in Tampere, Finland
  • EPIC exhibits at ECOC in Duesseldorf, Germany
  • EPIC exhibits at LpS in Bregenz, Austria
  • EPIC exhibits at 2nd Photonic Integration Conference in Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • EPIC promotes 200 job openings at EPIC member companies
  • EPIC attends training “Media Messaging for Associations”
  • EPIC interview in Verslo žinios
  • EPIC appoints Jan Meise, CEO of AMS Technologies, to board of directors
August 2016
  • 6 new members: Aarhus University, AEMtec, aXenic, INOPTEC, LASEA, Spectra Physics.
  • EPIC visits: CHALMERS, NYFORS, Cobolt, SAAB , ACREO, IR Nova, Northlab, Hamamatsu, Finisar, Nocilis Sensors, Light Conversion, Altechna.
  • EPIC presents keynote at “Lasers: Science and Technologies” in Bebrusai, Lithuania
  • EPIC supports Photonics4All: European Photonics Start-up Challenge
  • Carmen Ferrari joins EPIC as Events and Marketing Manager
July 2016
  • 8 new members: BrPhotonics, Eksma, Eksma Optics (Optolita), Ekspla, ESTEC / European Space Agency, Fraunhofer UK, Optocap, Photon Delta.
  • EPIC visits: Oclaro, II-VI, Fianium, Southampton University / ORC, Powerlase
  • Jose Pozo participates in Sensofar Incubation Camp in Barcelona, Spain
  • Carlos Lee participates in High-Tech Forum in Torbay
  • EPIC attends Photonics21 Work Group 3 meeting
  • EPIC attends LACSEA (Laser Applications to Chemical, Security and Environmental Analysis) in Heidelberg, Germany
June 2016
May 2016
  • 8 new members: Aston University, Optogama, Eksma, Eksma Optics, Ekspla, Optosigma, Technology Scotland, UPMC
  • EPIC visits: MAX Photonics, Hero Laser
  • EPIC writes article in Optik & Photonik on EPIC AGM 2016 Summary
  • EPIC organizes Healthtech event on Photonic Systems for Life Sciences Applications
  • EPIC organizes EU-Asia Laser Industry Summit
  • EPIC attends Photonics21 WG6
  • EPIC attends Photonics21 WG1
  • EPIC attends FinTech Investment Summit
  • EPIC attends course on “Association Leadership”
  • EPIC attends H2020 MIRPHAB Review Meeting
  • EPIC writes article in OPEN SCIENCE EU on Photonics is Everywhere!
  • EPIC writes article in Europhotonics on UK universities
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
  • 13 new members: Bay Photonics, Settels Savenije Group of Companies, Greentropism, Light Conversion, monocrom, Bright Solutions, UWAVE, Radiantis, Pixelteq, Fibercryst, Lumerical, Coractive, GAP Laser
  • EPIC visits: Oclaro Cambridge University, CERN, Sofradir
  • EPIC meeting with Nanyang Technological University from Singapore and EPIC members
  • EPIC organizes workshop on “Adverse Atmospheric Conditions on the Battlefield hosted by SOFRADIR in Veurey-Voroize”
  • EPIC organizes Semiconductor Training hosted by Oclaro in Caswell
  • EPIC exhibits at Photonex UK in Coventry
  • EPIC sponsors OSA Advanced Solid State Lasers Conference and Exhibition
  • Carlos Lee joins editorial committee of “Laser Manufacture News” the authoritative publication of China laser industry, run by Guangdong XingZhiQiu Laser Technology
  • Carlos Lee accepts to chairing EMLC 2016 – European Mask and Lithography Conference
  • EPIC Board of Directors meeting in Brussels
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
  • 4 new members: AMS Technologies (Optical, Power and Thermal Management Technologies), Berlin Partner for Business and Technology (Regional development agency) , INL (Lyon Institute of Nanotechnology), M Squared Lasers
  • EPIC publishes article on “The benefit of photonic technologies in rural areas”
  • EPIC visits Wroclaw University of Technology in Poland
  • EPIC exhibits at AKL – International Laser Technology Congress in Aachen
  • EPIC contributes to workshops CRM_InnoNet (Critical Raw Materials)
  • EPIC attends Optatec in Frankfurt
  • EPIC attends European Business Summit
  • EPIC attends Smart Lighting in Barcelona
  • EPIC attends Enhancing dual-use technologies and products/services as a regional competitiveness factor
  • EPIC attends European Commission Workshop on Education, Training, Skills
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
  • 14 new members: SQS (Fiber Optic), ORC (University of Southampton), SensUp(Lasers), CAILabs (Optics), Avantes (Spectrometers), Lueger Research (LED Lighting),Technobis (Fibre Technologies), Resolution Spectra Systems (Spectroscopy),Multiphoton Optics (Optical Interconnect), DILAS (Diode Lasers), Prima Electro(Electronics and Laser Technologies), JePPIX (Photonic Integrated Components), ipht(Research), Glyndwr University (Research)
  • EPIC has grown 58% in 18 months, today 127 members in 21 countries are part of the European Photonics Industry Consortium. The EPIC reach through LinkedIn reaches 47.764 members, EPIC videos count 3.303 views in 1 year, the personal contacts network includes 4.137 industry leaders and experts (see slides)
  • EPIC organizes B2B Roundtable on Laser Technologies for Applications and Systems in Defense & Security with presence of leading integrators (see video)
  • EPIC president Drew Nelson attends European Commission Key Enabling Technologies High Level Group meeting to present report.
  • EPIC attends European Commission information day on H2020
  • EPIC attends the kick-off meeting of Invest in Photonics Convention
  • EPIC pavilion at OFC features 5 members: Bright Photonics, JePPIX, Smart Photonics, VLC, Yelo (see advertisement)
  • EPIC Biophotonics review published in Electro Optics
  • EPIC Photonic Integrated Circuits review published in Electro Optics
December 2013
  • New members: Yelo (test equipment), IMT (precision on glass), OPI Photonics (high power laser systems), PhoeniX (design and software), Umicore (materials), SAFC(chemicals and materials), Australian National University, TechnoSpark Nanocenter(Russia technopark)
  • EPIC visits: Multitel, Avantes, TE Connectivity, Institut d’Optique Graduate School, Suss MicroOptics, IBM
  • EPIC organizes EU funding session following H2020 announcement
  • EPIC organizes event on Photonic Integrated Circuits (see video)
  • EPIC organizes 2 meetings with European Commission DG Research and DG Climate Change on CPV
  • EPIC hosts 18th meeting of International Optoelectronics Association (see video)
  • EPIC presents Phoenix Award to Advanced Fibreoptic Engineering Ltd
  • EPIC celebrates 10th Anniversary (see video)
  • EPIC publishes review of LED Technology Workshop event in Electro Optics
  • EPIC publishes editorial Looking Ahead – 10th anniversary of the European Photonics Industry Consortium in Optik & Photonik
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
AUGUST 2019
  • 7 new members: Array Photonics, Focuslight Technologies, LIMO, Miraex, RoodMicrotec, Surrey NanoSystems, and Umicore IR Glass.
  • 20 outreach visits: Fraunhofer HHI, Fraunhofer IZM, Oplatek, Photonics Finland, Nanocomp, SPECIM, VTT Oulu, VTT Espoo, Modulight, Schott Primoceler, Coherent Corelase, Comptek Solutions, Gasera, Inkron, Ladimo, Emberion, Nanofoot, Vexlum, Ampliconyx, Tampere University.
  • EPIC organizes World Photonics Technology Summit in Berlin
  • EPIC presents at International Summer School in Tampere
  • EPIC attends 15th National Conference on Laser Science and Technology
  • EPIC publishes interview with Innolas Solutions CEO in Electro Optics
  • EPIC publishes interview with Multiphoton Optics CEO in Novus Light
  • EPIC publishes “450 Patents – The Key is not the number, it’s the Process” in Photonics Views
  • EPIC publishes “Low-Light Cameras, Gas Detectors Boost Space Applications” in EuroPhotonics
  • EPIC publishes “Organizations Section” at Photonics Views
  • EPIC publishes “Organizations Section” at Photoniques Magazine
JULY 2019
  • 13 new members: Mouro Labs, LuxC, Optores, Hisense, LIOP-TEC, Shamir Precision Optics, AMPHOS, Polygon Physics, MPSI Technologies, Integrated Fiber Optics, Wielandts UPMT, Glenair, III-V Lab.
  • 20 outreach visits: Warsaw University of Technology, InPhotec, Solaris, INFRAMET, ITME, TopGan Lasers, Vigo System, Vigo Ventures, Fluence, Brolis, Lidaris, Integrated Fiber Optics, Altechna, Quantum Light Instruments, Workshop of Photonics, Eksma Optics, Light Conversion, Orion Engineering, PRC Laser, Lambda-X
  • EPIC organizes the EPIC B2Run in Munich
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Members dinner in Warsaw
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Members dinner in Vilnius
  • Proposal granted MedPhab (Photonics Solutions at Pilot Scale for Accelerated Medical Device Development) total duration: 4 years, 25 PM, 407500 Euros
  • Proposal granted PHABULOμS (Pilot-line providing highly advanced & robust manufacturing technology for optical free-form μ-structures) total duration: 4 years, 26 PM, 416250 Euros
  • Proposal granted MULTIPLE (Multimodal spectral sensors and orchestrated deep models for integrated process optimisation) total duration: 3 years, 17 PM, 280625 Euros
  • EPIC attends the PASSION review meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC publishes interview with Optomel CEO in Novus Light
  • EPIC chairs “Autonomous Machines World” conference in Berlin
  • EPIC presents at ePIXfab summer school in Pisa
JUNE 2019
  • 1 new members: LIMBAK
  • New staff: Helena Jelinkova joins as additional Event Manager
  • 12 outreach visits: Electrolux, Mentor, Synopsys, Fraunhofer HHI, Innolas, LASER2000, Laser Components, Corning Laser Technology, Quside, Imasenic, ICN2, ASE Optics
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Photonics Quantum Technology Summit at ICFO in Barcelona
  • EPIC organizes video with Steve Frisken, CEO, Cylite
  • EPIC organizes video with Andreas Umbach, CEO, AUCCEPT
  • EPIC co-organizes EPIC Workshop “Shaping, Analyzing and Monitoring the Laser Beam in Material Processing Applications” at Laser World of Photonics in Munich
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Workshop on Surface Structuring at Laser World of Photonics in Munich
  • EPIC organizes CEO Exhibitor Breakfast at Laser World of Photonics in Munich
  • EPIC chairs WTMF standards and roadmap annual meeting held by Fraunhofer HHI in Berlin
  • EPIC chairs session at European Photonics Venture Forum
  • EPIC moderates “Silicon Photonics for the Future Panel” at ISUPT 2019 Conference in Napa, California.
  • EPIC attends MIRPHAB progress meeting at Electrolux in Pordenone.
  • EPIC attends InPulse progress meeting in Prague.
  • EPIC publishes interview with CEO, SEDI ATI in Electro Optics
  • EPIC publishes interview with Comptek CEO in Novus Light
  • EPIC publishes interview with GLOphotonics CTO at Photonics Views
  • EPIC publishes “Quantum Photonics – Steps Towards new Technologies Commercialization” at Photonics Views
  • EPIC publishes “Organizations Section” at Photonics Views
  • EPIC publishes Facebook Live of Plenary Discussion at World Photonics Mapping Forum
  • EPIC publishes press release 2 new board members Christian Bosshard and Samuel Bucourt
  • EPIC publishes lobbying message covered in The Parliament Magazine
MAY 2019
  • 15 new members: DenseLight, SENSOFAR, Stuttgart University, University of Glasgow, APOS, IDIL, LightTrans, IK4-TEKNIKER, Deutsche Messe, VONJAN Technology, Polariton, Forth Dimension Displays, Corning, Gavish, Crypta Labs.
  • 8 outreach visits: Han’s Laser, University of Glasgow, Coherent, ORAFOL, LightTrans, JABIL, Tyndall,  SUSS Microtec
  • EPIC organises Executive Meeting on Industrial Lasers at Coherent
  • EPIC organises Meeting on Automation Tools for Packaging and Testing
  • EPIC organises CEO Dinner in Jena with LEJ Leistungselektronik, LEONI Fiber Optics, FBGS, MAHR, Fraunhofer IOF and asphericon
  • EPIC exhibits with the Pilot lines at Medtec in Nuremberg
  • EPIC exhibits at OptecNet Jahrestagung in Jena
  • EPIC moderates panel discussion at NGON DCI in Nice
  • EPIC presents at Empowering Women@Tyndall program in Cork
  • EPIC publishes interview with Torsten Vahrenkamp, CEO, ficonTEC at Novus Light
  • EPIC publishes interview with Johan Feenstra, CEO, SMART Photonics in Novus Light
  • EPIC publishes interview with VLC Photonics former CEO in Novus Light
  • EPIC publishes interview with AMO CEO in Novus Light
  • EPIC publishes interview with Thomas Zettler, CEO, Laytec in Electro Optics
  • EPIC publishes interview with Andre Richter, CEO, VPIphotonics in Electro Optics
  • EPIC publishes EPIC Upcoming Technology Meetings at PIC Magazine
  • EPIC publishes EPIC Upcoming Technology Meetings at Photonics Views On line Magazine
  • EPIC Interview SciTech Europa Quarterly 2019
  • EPIC sponsors International Day of Light
  • EPIC attends ALAT 2019 Laser Industry Golf Laser Cup Competition in Shenzhen
  • EPIC attends LASERFAIR exhibition and Global Laser Manufacturing Conference in Shenzhen
  • EPIC attends SMTConnect in Nuremberg
APRIL 2019
  • 11 new members: Quside, leopil, TeraXion, INESC TEC, HGS Laser Group, XLase, CIOE, Senop, DiaMonTech, Lahat, VIGO Ventures
  • 16 outreach visits: Mikrocentrum, CST, Kelvin Nanotech, Coherent, Fraunhofer UK, IoP, PowerPhotonic, UniKLasers, Holoxica, Helia, Optocap, DUMA Optronics, Mellanox, CI Systems, Spectra Physics, Holo/OR
  • EPIC signs MoU with Ethernet Alliance
  • EPIC organizes 16th AGM Annual General Meeting in Glasgow
  • EPIC organizes delegation to Israel
  • EPIC presents at Paris Space Week in Paris
  • EPIC presents at SEAFOM meeting in Amsterdam
  • EPIC exhibits at ECIO Conference in Ghent
  • EPIC attends OASIS exhibition in Tel-Aviv
  • EPIC attends the PIXAPP General Meeting
  • EPIC attends Avantes 25th anniversary in Apeldoorn
  • EPIC attends 24th IOA International Optoelectronics Association meeting in Glasgow
  • EPIC attends 25th SOA Scottish Optoelectronics Association Anniversary Reception in Glasgow
  • EPIC attends SPIE Optics and Electrophotonics in Prague
March 2019
  • 9 new members: Almae Technologies,  Voyage 81, MIRell Photonics, BlueBox Optics, Chromacity Lasers, CareGlance, V-Research – Industrial Research and Development, University of Surrey, Fraunhofer IPT
  • 13 outreach visits: Chiral Photonics, ONERA, LASEA, Wilelandts UPMT, Huber+Suhner Cube Optics, Technospark, Visionix, Polarus, HTW Chur, WZW,   Delphi Laser, Solid Laser, FB Photonics
  • EPIC organizes Meeting on Optical Communications at HUBER + SUHNER Cube Optics in Mainz
  • EPIC organizes Meeting on Freeform and Precision Optics at WZW Optic in Balgach
  • EPIC organizes VIP Networking Reception at OFC in San Diego
  • EPIC organizes Webinar on Quantum Technologies
  • EPIC organizes member dinner in Zurich
  • EPIC organizes VIP Networking Reception at Laser World of Photonics in Shanghai
  • EPIC chairs NILIndustry Days in Aachen
  • EPIC opens Photonics Exhibition in Moscow
  • EPIC speaks at LMN CEO Night in Shanghai
  • EPIC presents at Luceda Photonics user group meeting  in Brussels
  • EPIC presents PIC International Awards in Brussels
  • EPIC presents at PIC International entitled: “The benefits of low-barrier access to new production services for PICs today and tomorrow”
  • EPIC exhibits at OFC in San Diego representing itself and EU pilot lines & projects.
  • EPIC exhibits at PIC International in Brussels representing EPIC and EU pilot lines & projects
  • EPIC sponsors VIP Reception at PIC International in Brussels
  • EPIC sponsors Photonics21 annual meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC attends and present at COBO general meeting in San Diego
  • EPIC attends Photonics21 annual meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC attends OIDA Workshop on Manufacturing and Building the Supply Chain for Integrated Photonics at OFC in San Diego
  • EPIC attends OSA/OIDA Executive Meeting at OFC in San Diego
  • EPIC attends Quantum Optronics Workshop at ONERA in Toulouse
  • EPIC attends Captech Meeting at ONERA in Toulouse
  • EPIC attends ILAS in Crewe
  • EPIC attends Chinese Laser Market Seminar in Shanghai
  • EPIC attends LASER World of PHOTONICS in Shanghai
  • EPIC publishes “The Industrial Camera Modules Market: Market review and forecast until 2022”in Photonics Views
  • EPIC publishes “Brillouin to Revolutionize the Distributed Sensing Market”inPhotonics Views
  • EPIC publishes interview with Hugues Tournier Keynote speaker at Huber+Suhner event
  • EPIC publishes video with Michael Lebby
February 2019
  • 9 new members: mbryonics, PakPIC, imec – IDLab, Ladimo, Prospective Instruments, Tarkas Ventures, BKtel Photonics, Astrum Lasers, Le Verre Fluore
  • 27 outreach visits: Imasenic, KeySight, ViaOptic, Leica Camera, Hexagon, Alpes Laser, SUSS, CSEM, nanoscribe, Vanguard Photonics, Ligentec, Bruker, Glo Photonics, LEUKOS, Microrelleus, Beamagine, UPC CD6, QPO, Snelloptics, Universitat de Barcelona, ICFO, Sensofar, Coherent, OPI Photonics, Convergent Photonics, Prima Electro, CREOL
  • EPIC makes keynote presentation AVARA networking dinner in Barcelona
  • EPIC makes presentation at students at CREOL/UCF in Orlando
  • EPIC organizes meeting on Specialty Optical Fibers at GLOphotonics
  • EPIC organizes webinar on Next generation HMDs and the killer app for VR
  • EPIC organizes Golf Networking at Photonics West in San Francisco
  • EPIC organizes Running Networking at Photonics West in San Francisco
  • EPIC organizes VIP Networking Reception at Photonics West in San Francisco
  • EPIC organizes Members Breakfast at Photonics West in San Francisco
  • EPIC organizes TechWatch with Swissphotonics at Photonics West in San Francisco
  • EPIC organizes Members Dinner in Wetzlar
  • EPIC organizes TechWatch at W3+ Fair in Wetzlar
  • EPIC organizes Delegation to ViaOptic, Leica Camera, Hexagon in Wetzlar
  • EPIC holds board of directors meeting in Turin
  • EPIC holds staff meeting in San Francisco
  • EPIC exhibits at Photonics West
  • EPIC exhibits at W3+ Fair Wetzlar
  • EPIC attends Laser Market Seminar in San Francisco
  • EPIC attends OIDA Market Update Dinner in San Francisco
  • EPIC attends Freeform optics dinner in Neuchatel
  • EPIC attends MWC in Barcelona
  • EPIC joins InnoRate Advisory Board
January 2019
  • 13 new members: NTS Optel, Lightwave Logic, Pure LiFi, FBGS, Photon Design, 4JET, AMF, KNT, Ceres, DELO, Vexlum, Vanguard, Photonics Hub.
  • 13 outreach visits: TU Dresden, TU Eindhoven, Greentropism, JOLT Capital, Horiba, Xenics, Control Laser, Optigrate, LightPath, Multicore Photonics, CISCO, Juniper, Ocean Optics.
  • EPIC welcomes Elena Beletkaia as Project Leader
  • EPIC gives keynote presentation at SEMI 3D & Systems Summit 2019 in Dresden
  • EPIC holds staff meeting in Amsterdam
  • EPIC holds meeting with 5 HR recruitment firms
  • EPIC meets Italian Permanent representation of Italy in Brussels (lobbying)
  • EPIC meets Horizon Europe rapporteur from European Parliament (lobbying)
  • EPIC attends Pilot Lines and ACTPHAST Meeting at European Commission
  • EPIC attends Photonics info day at European Commission
  • EPIC attends MIRPHAB Review Meeting at European Commission
  • EPIC attends kick off meeting of LAMAAS in Dresden (EU-funded project)
  • EPIC attends kick off meeting of InPulse in Eindhoven (EU-funded project)
  • EPIC publishes “AEMtec delivers ‘one-stop-shop’ for optical component requirements” in PIC Magazine.
  • EPIC publishes interview with Tapio Kallonen, CEO, SPECIM in Novuslight
  • EPIC publishes interview with Paul Ryckaert, CEO, Xenics in NovusLight
  • EPIC publishes EPIC Quarterly Newsletter
  • EPIC publishes the Pilot Line Quarterly Newsletter
  • EPIC publishes “Diagnostics on Gold by Plasmon Resonance” in Photonics Views
  • EPIC publishes “EPIC Fall Events” in Organizations & Initiatives in Photonics Views
  • EPIC publishes press release Kick off InPulse Pilot Line
  • EPIC publishes press release LAMPAS EU Project
December 2018
  • Outreach: Optoman, Optogama, Femtika, Direct Machining Control, NKT, TNO
  • EPIC organizes workshop on medical laser and biophotonics at NKT meeting in Copenhagen
  • EPIC organizes EPIC members dinner in Vilnius
  • EPIC organizes Pilot Lines Webinar
  • EPIC organizes meeting to present Advocacy paper in Brussels
  • EPIC presents at Info Day Universidad de Vigo
  • EPIC presents at CESA in Paris
  • EPIC presents at SNAIA Conference in Paris
  • EPIC visits European Commission
  • EPIC chairs session at IEEE BICOP British and Irish Conference on Optics and Photonics in London
  • EPIC attends Prof. Meint Smit farewell event at TU Eindhoven
  • EPIC attends MicroNanoNed 2018 in Amsterdam
  • EPIC attends EVG Bio & Photonics Device Manufacturing Workshop
  • EPIC attends meeting on Lithuanian laser companies competitiveness
  • EPIC publishes “Novel micro-displays and optics enabling the future of AR/VR” in EuroPhotonics
  • EPIC publishes “The Merits of Single-Mode vs. Multimode Fiber Optics” in EuroPhotonics
  • EPIC publishes “Difficulties Recruiting? Hire an HR Recruitment Firm!” on LinkedIn
November 2018
  • 18 new members: InnoliteTouchless AutomationOptonetUniversidad de VigoVision venturesMenhir photonicsQioVaPhotonTeckAerotechInkron, NITVRgineersEO Executives Online, STILProfound Corporate RecruitmentMPS Micro Precision SystemsCSA CatapultOrion Engineering 
  • Outreach: Avantes, Cailabs, CTTC, Brightcore, Wuhan Hongtuo New Technology, Penta Laser, Miracle Laser, Fiberhome, Hubei Laser Industry Association, LVD, Ghent University, Innolite, Ingeneric, polyscale, AIXEMTEC, Fraunhofer IPT, Aconity3D, Pulsar Photonics, PicoLAS, NTS-group, Anteryon, TMC, SEAT
  • EPIC organises Meeting on Hyperspectral Imaging at VISION in Stuttgart
  • EPIC organises Meeting on Environmental Monitoring at Avantes in Apeldoorn
  • EPIC organises Meeting on Optics for Aeronautics at CAILabs in Rennes
  • EPIC organises MIRPHAB webinar
  • EPIC organises PASSION webinar
  • EPIC organises EU MIRPHAB progress meeting in Barcelona
  • EPIC organises Webinar on Laser beam shaping and modulation
  • EPIC organises Executive dinner in Aachen
  • EPIC organises Tech Watch at COMPAMED (co-located with the MEDICA exhibition)
  • EPIC exhibits at VISION in Stuttgart
  • EPIC exhibits at HR Career Fair at SEMICON in Munich
  • EPIC exhibits at HR Career Fair at European Photonics Career Fair in Palaiseau
  • EPIC shares 2018 Silicon Photonics market report
  • EPIC publishes “Towards a World Roadmap on Integrated Photonics: The challenges of Photonics in Europe” in PIC Magazine
  • EPIC publishes “PIC related events” in PIC Magazine
  • EPIC publishes “The Packaging Challenges of Photonic Integrated Circuits” in PIC Magazine
  • EPIC signs collaboration MoU with Wuhan Laser Industry Association
  • EPIC presents at International Workshop on Sound-enabled technologies in Valencia
  • EPIC attends SEAFOM meeting in Houston
  • EPIC attends EU PASSION progress meeting in Eindhoven
  • EPIC attends Photonics21 Board of Stakeholders meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC attends in High-level conference EU Research and Innovation in our daily life Brussels
  • EPIC attends 15th Optics Valley of China International Optoelectronic Exposition and Forum in Wuhan
  • EPIC attends Precision Fair in Veldhoven
October 2018
  • 8 new members: Xenics, FeiboIdea, Insight Technology Search,  RUIGU, CK Laser, Knight Optical, Light Counting,
  • 28 outreach visits: PBF Group, University of Warsaw, Aimen, University of Vigo, Avantes, Valo Innovations, neoLASE, Sony, Fraunhofer HHI, Institute of Electronic Materials Technology (ITME), Warsaw University of Technology, Campinas Synchrotron, Idea, πTEC, CqPD, BrPhotonics, Eldorado, HBM Sensing, MW Technologies, PICadvanced, Laser Leap, Sphere Ultrafast Photonics, INESC TEC, Sicoya, OptecBB, Shenzhen Technology University, ASEM Cooperation Center for Science Technology and Innovation of Advanced Semiconductors, RUIGU.
  • EPIC organises Webinar on LIDAR Technology for Automotive
  • EPIC organises Workshop on AR/VR at Sony in Stuttgart
  • EPIC exhibits at Photonex Europe in Coventry
  • EPIC exhibits at Photonic Days Berlin Brandenburg in Berlin
  • EPIC exhibits at TU Automotive Europe in Munich
  • EPIC chairs Roundtable on PIC and Innovation Policy at Innovation Expo in Rotterdam
  • EPIC chairs ISA 2018 General Assembly in Shenzhen
  • EPIC moderates opening Ceremony of “the 15th China International Forum on Solid State Lighting 2018”(SSLCHINA 2018)& “2018 International Forum on Wide Bandgap Semiconductors” in Shenzhen
  • EPIC presents at POP2 Conference in Paignton
  • EPIC presents and takes part in panel at IEEE IPC Annual Meeting in Reston
  • EPIC presents EPRISE workshop in Berlin
  • EPIC presents at AIMEN Laser 2018 Conference in Pontevedra
  • EPIC presents at Workshop on the future of innovation diplomacy in Brussels
  • EPIC presents Keynote at SBFoton conference in Campinas
  • EPIC publishes Organizations Section in Optik & Photonics
  • EPIC publishes “Photonic Design, Verification, and Implementation” in Optik & Photonics
  • EPIC publishes video of the Pilot Lines at ECOC
  • EPIC publishes interview with ZEISS Fellow in Novuslight
  • EPIC publishes interview with Palomar Technologies CTO in Novuslight
  • EPIC publishes the Pilot Line Quarterly Newsletter
    EPIC attends EuroBLECH in Hanover
  • EPIC attends Baltic Photonics B2B Networking Event in Vilnius
  • EPIC attends the PIXAPP review meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC attends the PIXAPP progress meeting in Berlin
  • EPIC attends the PICS4All progress meeting in Warsaw
  • EPIC attends the PASSION review meeting in Brussels

 

September 2018
  • 10 New members: TMC Physics, LAMBDA-X, MBDA, Renevo Capital, AIXEMTEC, Optomel, PBF Group, Guangzhou Teyu Electromecanical, Femtofab, Wavelength Opto-Electronic.
  • 16 Outreach: PI, Sony, Multiphoton, O-Net, Indian Institute of Science, Trumpf, Edmund Optics, Hero Laser, KMS, TEYU Chillers, Shenzhen Technology University, Han’s Laser, Chyan Best Sigma, Thunder Laser, Zhengye Technology, Strong Laser.
  • Nok Wongwanchai joins EPIC as Project Leader
  • EPIC organises the TechWatch at CIOE trade show in Shenzhen
  • EPIC organises workshop on Lighting and Laser Projection for the Entertainment Industry in Bregenz
  • EPIC organises Networking Reception at CIOE trade in Shenzhen
  • EPIC organises BoD Meeting in Munich
  • EPIC organises VIP Party at ECOC in Rome
  • EPIC signs a MoU with COBO (Consortium for On-Board Optics)
  • EPIC gives keynote presentation at IBERSENSORS in Barcelona
  • EPIC gives keynote presentation at Multiphoton 5th Anniversary Event in Wurzburg
  • EPIC gives keynote presentation at Huawei Workshop on Photonics Technologies in Rome
  • EPIC presents at COBO meeting in Rome
  • EPIC exhibits ECOC in Rome
  • EPIC exhibits pilot lines (PIXAPP, MIRPHAB & PIX4LIFE) and PASSION EU Project at ECOC in Rome
  • EPIC exhibits at LpS Summit and Expo in Bregenz
  • EPIC attends European Space Agency ISD Days in Noordwijk
  • EPIC attends Micronora in Besançon
  • EPIC attends Leibinger Award Ceremony in Ditzingen
  • EPIC attends Laser World of Photonics in Bangalore
  • EPIC publishes EPIC history in Russian magazine
  • EPIC publishes article “Plans to commercialise quantum single-photon sources” in Electro Optics
  • EPIC publishes video of the Global Photonics technology Summit
July & August 2018
  • 15 new members: bmbg consult, Seoul Semiconductor Europe, Ingeneric, University of Warsaw/ENSEMBLE3, IMASENIC Advanced Imaging, Senorics, LUNA Innovations, II-VI, AIM Photonics, Duma Optronics, Finetech, Palomar Technologies, Quandela, V&A Photonics, VALO Innovations
  • 8 outreach: CST Global, Fraunhofer UK, UniKlasers, RiverD, Osram, LEDVANCED, Finetech, Tyndall Institute
  • EPIC organizes member dinner in Edinburgh
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Global Photonics Technology Summit in Brussels
  • EPIC organizes company visit to COMMSCOPE in Heverlee
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Photonics 6km Run activity in Munich
  • EPIC hosts EPIC AGM 2019 dinner in Glasgow
  • EPIC gives keynote speech at the EuroSciCon Lasers and Optics Conference in Prague
  • EPIC gives keynote presentation at LaserTech2018 in Paris
  • EPIC attends PIXAPP Consortium meeting in Cork
  • EPIC attends ACTPHAST and Pilot Lines Meeting at European Commission: Towards a sustainable photonic ecosystem
  • EPIC attends VDE Summer Reception in Brussels
  • EPIC visits ICAP 2018 in Barcelona
  • EPIC publishes “Europe drives fiber sensor development for Industrial Apps” in EuroPhotonics
  • EPIC publishes “Combining Silicon Photonics with modulated VCSELs light sources for the next generation of telecommunication transceivers” in PIC Magazine
  • EPIC publishes video of EPIC in LASERS
  • EPIC publishes interview with Raylase CEO in Novuslight
  • EPIC publishes interview with LiGenTec Managing Director at PIC Magazine
  • EPIC publishes interview with QPO Lenses Business Development Manager at PIC Magazine
  • EPIC publishes interview with NIL Technology CEO in Novuslight
  • EPIC publishes video interviews at LASYS featuring QIOPTIQ, Univet, OPTOMAN, Santec, PI, New Infrared Technologies, ILT, Rofin, Femtika, Laser Components : Video
June 2018
  • New members: AUCCEPT Consulting, Centre Tecnologic de Telecomunications de Catalunya, Emberion, First Light Imaging, First Sensor, HOLO / OR, Horiba.
  • Outreach: Monocrom, V&A, Mikrocentrum, EFFECT Photonics, Gestamp, Jeanologia, Alpes Lasers
  • EPIC organizes workshop on Singlemode vs Multimode Communication at CommScope in Leuven
  • EPIC organizes workshop on Industrial Lasers at TRUMPF in Ditzingen
  • EPIC organizes TechWalk at LASYS and films 10 members in Ditzingen
  • EPIC exhibits at LASYS in Stuttgart
  • EPIC chairs debate at World Technology Mapping Forum in Enschede
  • EPIC chairs all sessions of the Autonomous Machines World congress in Berlin
  • EPIC presents keynote at Photon Delta Investors dinner in Enschede
  • EPIC presents at LS16 conference in Sheffield
  • EPIC presents at the NGON & DCI Europe Conference in Nice
  • EPIC presents at MIRPHAB summer training at Alpes Lasers in Neuchatel
  • EPIC presents at PIXAPP summer training in Enschede
  • EPIC presents at Skills for Smart Industrial Specialisation and Digital Transformation in Brussels
  • EPIC publishes interview with Admesy CEO in Novuslight
  • EPIC publishes interview with Bright Photonics CEO in Novuslight
  • EPIC publishes video of its presence in LASERFAIR in China
  • EPIC publishes “Photonics Technologies for Medical Applications” in Optik & Photonic
  • EPIC attends Journée Perspectives de la Photonique Française in Paris
  • EPIC visits ACHEMA in Frankfurt
  • EPIC visits 12th PhotonicsNL in Twente
May 2018
  • New members: TrinamiX, LEONI Fiber Optics, MSG Lithoglas, OSRAM, Corning Laser Technologies, DigitArena
  • Outreach: CSIR, CommScope, Arcelor Mittal, PI, CTTC, ASE optics, Photonics Research Labs, VLC Photonics, NTO Newton Optics, RFHLaser, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Academies, Huize Laser, Lightcomm, O-Net, Hymson, WSX Shenzhen Worthing Technology
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Workshop on Automation for Packaging and testing of Photonics at PI in Karlsruhe
  • EPIC organizes Members Networking Dinner in Barcelona
  • EPIC organizes Investors Meeting in Barcelona
  • EPIC organizes 3rd EU-Asia Laser Industry Summit in Shenzhen
  • EPIC organizes Chinese distributor meeting in Shenzhen
  • EPIC organizes “Light Experiments” for 5 years old children at Saltells in Barcelona
  • EPIC organizes PIXAPP webinar (PICs for Advanced Medical Applications)
  • EPIC organizes staff team building
  • EPIC chairs closing plenary session and exhibits at ECIO Conference in Valencia
  • EPIC presents at Laser Manufacture News CEO Night
  • EPIC presents at CTTC in Barcelona
  • EPIC participates at opening of LASERFAIR in Shenzhen
  • EPIC publishes video interview with Milton Chang
  • EPIC publishes interviews Tom Walker, the R&D Group Director of Synopsys and Twan Korthorst, the Director of PhoeniX Software
  • EPIC publishes interviews Teera Achariyapaopan, CEO, Focuz
  • EPIC publishes in Optic & Photonic Market Laser Report
  • EPIC attends Optatec in Frankfurt
  • EPIC attends ITF (imec Technology Forum) in Antwerp
  • EPIC attends 4th European Photonics Venture Forum in Barcelona
  • EPIC attends European Business Summit in Brussels
  • EPIC attends laser golf competition in Shenzhen
  • EPIC exhibits Pilot Lines (PIXAPP, MIRPHAB) at ECIO in Valencia
  • EPIC exhibits at International Day of Light in Paris
  • EPIC exhibits at AKL in Aachen
April 2018
  • 4 New members: Spectrogon, State of Matter, UniKLasers, Santec
  • Outreach: Multiphoton, Fraunhofer ISC, AIFOTEC, Fibotec, ICON Photonics
  • Group visits to: Jenoptik, ZEISS, art Photonics, Laytec, Fraunhofer HHI, Fraunhofer IZM, First Sensor, Fraunhofer IOF, ficonTEC, S&K
  • EPIC releases Laser Market Report 2018
  • EPIC publishes video Interview with Frank Levinson
  • EPIC publishes “Integration of Photonic Systems – The new frontier in cancer diagnostics” in Optik&Photonik
  • EPIC publishes a Podcast in Hantheon
  • EPIC publishes video Pilot Lines Executive Breakfast
  • EPIC presents PIC International Award in Brussels
  • EPIC organizes Networking Dinner at PIC International in Brussels
  • EPIC organizes Annual General Meeting and 15th anniversary event in Berlin
  • EPIC organizes CEO Dinner in Wurzburg
  • EPIC exhibits at PIC International in Brussels
  • EPIC exhibits pilot lines (PIXAPP, MIRPHAB) at PIC International in Brussels
  • EPIC exhibits pilot lines (PIXAPP, MIRPHAB) at Sensors Europe 2018 in Berlin
  • EPIC exhibits pilot lines (PIXAPP, MIRPHAB & PIX4LIFE) at Medtec Europe in Stuttgart
  • EPIC presents at Medtec Europe in Stuttgart
  • EPIC honors EPIC founder Tom Pearsall
  • EPIC attends ACTPHAST and PILOT LINES workshop in Brussels
  • EPIC attends Analytica in Munich
  • EPIC attends AKL in Aachen
  • EPIC attends Photonics Europe in Strasbourg
  • EPIC attends Hannover Messe in Hannover
  • EPIC accompanies Hubei Laser Industry Association in European tour
March 2018
  • 15 New Members: APE, CoeLux, CST Global (used to be member long time ago), Eclipse Optics, Gooch & Housego (we’ve been chasing them for 6 years…), Hitachi High Technologies Corporation, HOYA Candeo Optronics Corporation Europe Branch, ISP System, PICadvanced, Xeryon, Synopsys, Photonics Integration Technology Centre, LUX-IEC, MicroCircuit Laboratories, IRSweep
  • Outreach: Obducat, HENSOLDT, AMS Technologies, Raylase, Laservision, CEA-Leti, AMICRA, SOFRADIR, Prima Power, Delphi Laser, Lead Laser, Prodrive Technologies, GW Laser Tech, CETC TXStar, Hugong Hanjie
  • EPIC hosts EPIC members dinner in Munich: Laser Components, IHB Consulting, Qioptiq/Excelitas.
  • EPIC hosts EPIC members dinner in Mainz: Cube Optics, TU Darmstadt, Honeywell
  • EPIC organizes BoD Meeting in Grenoble
  • EPIC attends and sponsors Photonics21 annual meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC welcomes audience at Laser Manufacture News CEO Reception in Shanghai
  • EPIC attends Light+Building in Frankfurt
  • EPIC attends Laser World of Photonics in Shanghai
  • EPIC organizes Networking Reception at OFC in San Diego
  • EPIC organizes PIXAPP booth at OFC in San Diego
  • EPIC organizes EPIC meeting on IR Technologies at SOFRADIR in Grenoble
  • EPIC presents at 7 Pennies PIC Workshop on Packaging in San Diego
  • EPIC presents by Skype at the International Photonics Symposium and National Engineering Convention & Optics Olympiad organized in Pakistan
  • EPIC interviewed by Sync NI
  • EPIC interviews Frank Levinson
February 2018
  • New Members: Somni, Teknova, ZEISS
  • Outreach: imec, Cordon Electronics, VLC, UPV, Zeiss, Mahr, Yelo, Mentor Graphics, OptoSystems, macrooptica, Bioclinicum
  • EPIC signs collaboration MoU with Russian Laser Association
  • EPIC exhibits at OPTRO in Paris
  • EPIC exhibits W3+FAIR in Wetzlar
  • EPIC exhibits Laser Symposium „Fiber, Disc & Diode“ and International Symposium in Dresden
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Tech Watch at W3+FAIR in Wetzlar
  • EPIC organizes LIDAR for Defense Roundtable in Paris
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Meeting on Testing Optoelectronics in Belfast
  • EPIC organizes EPIC Members Dinner in Jena
  • EPIC organizes and webinar on Mid-IR Technologies for Chemical Sensing
  • EPIC organizes and webinar on Photonic Integrated Circuits Packaging and Assembly: PICs basis and applications
  • EPIC presents welcome exhibition the 14th international exhibition for laser, optical and optoelectronic technologies in Moscow
  • EPIC presents welcome exhibition W3+FAIR in Wetzlar
  • EPIC presents at 90th Anniversary Fraunhofer HHI in Berlin
  • EPIC presents at Saturdays of Physics at the UAB in Barcelona
  • EPIC presents at 36th  EOST Captech meeting at Hensoldt
  • EPIC attends Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
  • EPIC attends TERABOARD Progress meeting in Milan
  • EPIC attends Pics4All Progress meeting in Valencia
  • EPIC attends EUTECC in Brussels
  • EPIC attends “General Data Protection Regulation for associations: the challenge of compliance”
January 2018
  • New Members: PHIX Photonics, PowerPhotonic, Compoundtek,Optoman
  • Outreach: Radiantis, CEA-LETI, University of Ghent, Optics11, Mirror Lab, University of Arizona, Berenschot, Avantes, IDEX Advanced Thin Films, Insight Photonic Solutions, Tech-X, REO, Perkins Precision Developments, Paradigm Research Optics, National Scientific Optics, LTI Optics.
  • EPIC organizes Networking Golf at Photonics West in San Francisco
  • EPIC organizes Networking Reception at Photonics West in San Francisco
  • EPIC organizes 5 Miles Executive Run at Photonics West in San Francisco
  • EPIC moderates Executive Pilot Line Breakfast at Photonics West
  • EPIC presents at Arizona Photonics Days
  • EPIC interviews Milton Chang
  • EPIC interviews Frank Levinson
  • EPIC attends the PICS4ALL commercial/client relation course
  • EPIC attends the PIXAPP General Assembly in Ghent
  • EPIC attends World Technology Mapping Forum WP Leaders Meeting
  • EPIC attends PRISM Awards in San Francisco
  • EPIC attends Laser Market Seminar in San Francisco
  • EPIC writes Editorial W3+FAIR in Optik & Photonik
  • EPIC writes Editorial Electro Optics
  • EPIC exhibits at Photonics West
December 2017
  • New Members: Femtika, WZW Optics, Photonicsys, Admesy, Jolt Capital, Laservision
  • Outreach: Ushio, EdgeTech Scientific, Dynotech Instruments, Mehta, SLTL, Photonics Watertech, Powency Circuits, UGAM Beam Science, Swastik Laser Technologies, Black Jack Metals, Prakash, Angel India, Lightmotif, MILSTAR, Eagle Photonics, Advanced Photonics, SM Creative Electronics, PARTH, ELE Times, Politecnico de Milano
  • EPIC attends ENGIMACH exhibition in Ahmedabad
  • EPIC presents welcome at entrepreneurship event “Let us grow together” in Mumbai
  • EPIC makes presentation at SEAFOM in London
  • EPIC attends H2020 PASSION project kick-off meeting
  • EPIC attends the Pilot Line day organized by the EU with representatives of the 4 pilot lines (MIRPHAB, PIXAPP, PIX4LIFE and PI
  • SCALE) and the support centre ACTPHAST
  • EPIC publishes article on the EPIC Workshop on PICs in Japan (PIC Magazine)
November 2017
  • New members: 4ISP, Beamagine, Focuz
  • Outreach: VTT, Politecnico de Milano, Elbit, CI Systems, Hamamatsu, Fujikura, Spectral Engines, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital
  • EPIC welcomes Neringa Norbutaite as Events Manager
  • EPIC speaks at Hamamatsu Days: 6 events, 6 cities
  • EPIC presents keynote presentation at Israeli Photonic Association opening in Tel-Aviv
  • EPIC moderates panel discussion at Soirée Centenaire de SupOptique in Paris
  • EPIC presents keynote welcome at Spectral Engines grand opening and product launch
  • EPIC presents keynote presentation at MEDICA Tech Forum in Düsseldorf
  • EPIC presents keynote in 14th Optics Valley of China International Optoelectronic Exposition and Forum
  • EPIC organizes Tech Watch at MEDICA-COMPAMED in Düsseldorf (10 presentations)
  • EPIC exhibit at Precision Fair in Veldhoven
  • EPIC organizes Photonics Integrated Circuits event in Tokyo
  • EPIC organizes Biophotonics Event In Vivo Imaging in Amsterdam
  • EPIC releases report 3D Imaging & Sensing
  • EPIC writes event summary “From Daylight to Lighting 4.0”
  • EPIC attends SwissPhotonics event “From Daylight to Lighting 4.0” in Dübendorf
  • EPIC attends 15th Helmholtz Anniversary Reception in Brussels
  • EPIC attends Photonics21 Board of Stakeholders in Brussels
  • EPIC attends Milipol exhibition in Paris
October 2017
  • 6 New Members: OXXIUS, USHIO, Spectral Engines, Optics 11, Pegasus, DIBOTICS
  • Outreach: Hamamatsu, Optogama, Hubner, Jenoptik, Fraunhofer IOF, asphericon, LioniX, Vigo System, LYPE Laser Solution, Chutian Laser, YOFC, Photonteck, HG Tech, QUESTT, Raycus Laser, Huaray Laser, ARGUS, HE Laser, Golden Laser
  • EPIC Welcomes Auri Ripoll as Marketing Manager
  • EPIC releases report 55 Slides on LIDAR applications and markets
  • EPIC acquires license for AMIPLEXUS (EU projects search partners)
  • EPIC organizes Entrepreneurship – Startup – Venture Forum in Berlin
  • EPIC organizes workshop on Freeform Optics for the Medical, Space and Automotive Industry in Jena
  • EPIC keynote at IEEE Sensors conference (Special Workshop on EU Photonics Pilot Lines) in Glasgow
  • EPIC keynote at Laser Summit in Wuhan
  • EPIC keynote at 14th Optics Valley of China International Optoelectronic Exposition and Forum
    in Wuhan
  • EPIC publishes article on Optical Beam Shaping (Optik and Photonik)
  • EPIC publishes article on Unmet Needs in Laser Material Processing (Optik and Photonik)
  • EPIC publishes article EPIC Industry pushing new technologies for LIDAR (Europhotonics)
  • EPIC publishes welcome address in 14th Optics Valley of China International Optoelectronic Exposition and Forum
  • EPIC attends PIXAPP general meeting at LioniX in Enschede
  • EPIC attends MIRPHAB general meeting at Vigo System in Ozarow Mazowiecki
  • EPIC attends Photonex in Coventry
  • EPIC attends Innovation Drift in Vilnius
  • EPIC attends photonics event in Beijing
  • EPIC attends Laser Taiwan in Taipei
  • EPIC attends the IEEE Sensors in Glasgow
September 2017
  • 4 New Members: Jenoptik, Excelitas, Proximion, Amires
  • EPIC visits 27 companies: Holst, V-Research, Alphanov, Amplitudes Systemes, Eolite, LASEA, FOXCONN, Ruigu, United Winners Laser, Potent, Hanma Laser, Guangzhou Being Nano-Instrument, Ante Laser, Riton Laser, Sunine Laser, Baisheng Laser, GKing Laser Technology, Hymson, JKJCNC, Max Photonics, Han’s Laser, Super Laser, CASSTK, VI Laser, China Wheel Jiangmen, Jiangsu Xinri E-Vehicle.
  • EPIC organizes Workshop on Miniaturization of Solid State Lighting Systems in Bregenz
  • EPIC organizes VIP Party at ECOC in Gothenburg
  • EPIC organizes Photonics Tech Talk at CIOE in Shenzhen
  • EPIC hosts GDLIA dinner and members dinner in Shenzhen
  • EPIC exhibits at Photonics Integration Conference PHI in Eindhoven
  • EPIC exhibits at LpS Conference and Trends of Lighting in Bregenz
  • EPIC keynote speaker at PI – Meet the Expert Silicon Photonics in Eindhoven
  • EPIC presents welcome address in Jianmeng
  • EPIC presents PIXAPP Pilot Line at ESREF (European Symposium on Reliability of Electronic devices Failure physics and analysis) in Bordeaux
  • EPIC publishes video promoting “What is a Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) and how does it make your product better?
  • EPIC signs partnership with SEAFOM (Subsea Fiber Optic Monitoring Group)
  • EPIC release Chinese brochure promoting EPIC members
  • EPIC attends ECOC with PIXAPP/PIX4life booth at ECOC in Gothenburg
  • EPIC attends SPIE Conference on Optical Science Technologies for Advanced Security and Defence Systems with MIRPHAB booth in Warsaw
  • EPIC attends TERABOARD review meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC attends Pics4All review meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC attends Advanced Laser Technology and Application Exhibition in Guangzhou
  • EPIC attends Laser World of Photonics in New Delhi
  • EPIC attends BO-HI Medical Exhibition in Suzhou
  • EPIC attends Intelligent Equipment, Model Metal Processing, Mechanical Industry Exhibition in Jiangmen
  • EPIC attends CIOE in Shenzhen
  • EPIC Board of Directors meeting hosted by Lumentum in Zurich
  • EPIC colleague Carmen Ferrari leaves EPIC to work at RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre
August 2017
  • 7 New Members: Elforlight, HiLase, Enablence, Schott, KAIAM, QPO, Snell Optics
  • Outreach: WESI Technology, OPTTON, SPI Laser, TRUMPF, Gausslasers, Shanghai Feibo Laser Technology, China Optics Press, Hero Laser, Kunshan Theta Micro, TKK, Suzhou Inngu Laser, Suzhou Bellin Laser, Microport, Shanghai Academy of Science & Technology, PI, Ocean Optics, Axetris, SYLEX, International Laser Center, SQS, Argotech, Hilase
  • EPIC attends the Group IV Photonics Conference in Berlin
July 2017
  • 18 New Members: Class5Photonics, Spectra Physics (MKS) TelAviv, SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH, NEO Monitors, EurA, CommScope, SEDI-ATI, FISBA, Messe Stuttgart (VISION & LASYS), NTU Athens, Faz Technology, IHB Consulting & Trading, ZEMAX, Obducat, LightPath, Mentor, Laserline, Sony
  • Outreach: Raylase, II-VI, CSEM, Onefive, ILT, Tyndall
  • EPIC attends MIRPHAB business plan meeting in Paris
  • EPIC attends PIXAPP meeting at Tyndall in Cork
  • EPIC presents “Photonic Integrated Circuits and Mid Infrared Sensors in Marine Applications” at Photonics4BlueGrowth in Santiago de Compostela
June 2017
  • 12 New Members: Aquitaine Science Transfer, LG, LUX/TSI, FastTree 3D, Berenschot, ICON Photonics, LaserPoint, LEJ, Schaefter + Kirchhoff, University of Valencia Photonics Department, Pilot Photonics, ThunderNIL
  • Outreach: ficonTEC, Fraunhofer IOSB, CK Laser, HSG Laser, S&A, FOXCONN, Grace Laser Technology, China Instrument and Control Society, Pinnacle, BWT, Beijing University of Technology, Luster, Avantes, DZD Photonics, GermanTech, Laserwave, Beijing Powered Laser, Coherent, SABIC, European Space Agency, Diamond FO, Trumpf, Fraunhofer IOSB, Laserline
  • EPIC organizes Workshop at European Space Agency in Noordwijk
  • EPIC organizes Workshop on Specialty Fibers for Harsh Environments and Fiber Lasers at DIAMOND in Losone
  • EPIC organizes Workshop on Optical Adhesives at LASER World of PHOTONICS
  • EPIC organizes Workshop on Beam Shaping Technologies for Laser Material Processing at LASER World of PHOTONICS
  • EPIC organizes Executive Breakfast at LASER World of PHOTONICS
  • EPIC organizes Session in Photonics for Medical, Agricultural and Industrial Applications, Photonics Event in Veldhoven
  • EPIC presents “Photonics for Automotive” at RESPICE Workshop at LASER World of Photonics in Munich
  • EPIC gives keynote opening presentation at World Technology Mapping Forum in ‘s-Hertogenbosch
  • EPIC presents “Optical fiber technologies for Defense” at European Defense Agency Captech meeting in Fraunhofer IOSB in Ettlingen
  • EPIC presents “UV LED Technology and Market Trends” at International Lighting Exhibition in Guangzhou
  • EPIC attends Corporate Strategy Dinner at World Technology Mapping Forum in ‘s-Hertogenbosch
  • EPIC exhibits at Photonics Event in Veldhoven
  • EPIC exhibits at LASER World of PHOTONICS in Munich
  • EPIC visits International Lighting Exhibition in Guangzhou
  • EPIC visits Guangdong Equipment Manufacturing Expo in Zhongshan
  • EPIC visits 9th Photonics China Expo in Beijing
  • Posting 200+ Jobs for members
May 2017
  • 5 New Members: Laser & Crystal, Optimax, ULIS, Stoneguard Capital, ICAP
  • Outreach: Hamamatsu, Lumetrics, Optimax, University of Rochester, SYDOR Optics, National Research Council of Italy, Dodd Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies, SABIC, KingBeFound Laser, Ruigu, United Winners Laser, MAX Photonics, Han’s Laser, Hero Laser, Cobolt, Northlab
  • EPIC organises workshop on Automation for Fabrication and Testing of Optoelectronics at ficonTEC in Achim
  • EPIC organises 2nd EU-Asia Laser Industry Summit in Shenzhen
  • Jose Pozo presents at Photonics4Automotive workshop at Automobile Barcelona Tradeshow
  • Anna Feis presents at IESSA in Cape Town
  • Carlos Lee presents at “Why Photonics Matters in Life Science” at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm
  • Anna Feis invited as expert jury chair at EPVF (European Photonics Venture Forum) in Dublin
  • Anna Feis invited chairs panel moderation at EPVF (European Photonics Venture Forum) in Dublin
  • Jose Pozo becomes committee member of FOAN 2017 Fiber Optics in Access Networks
  • EPIC attends European Photonics Venture Forum (EPVF) in Dublin
  • EPIC attends AIM Photonics proposers event in Rochester
April 2017
  • 6 new members: AMICRA, Holst Centre, Elbit Systems, Joanneum Research, Optics Balzers, NILT
  • EPIC outreach visits: LASEA, ICN2
  • EPIC appoints new president: Benno Oderkerk, CEO, Avantes
  • EPIC speaks keynote at “Nanoimprint Lithography Workshop” in Barcelona
  • EPIC organizes Annual General Meeting in Eindhoven
  • PIC presents Phoenix Award 2017 to Next Scan Technology
  • EPIC organizes workshop on EU Funding in Eindhoven
  • EPIC organizes workshop on Entrepreneurship with Milton Chang in Eindhoven
  • EPIC exhibits at ECIO Conference
March 2017
  • 9 new members: Brolis Semiconductors, CI Systems, Corial, NIT, Primoceler, Volpi, Zicom/Endofotonics, Unity SC, Cordon Group
  • EPIC outreach visits: Delphi Laser, Tianhong Laser, Lead Laser, imec
  • EPIC organizes VIP Photonics Integrated Circuits Networking Dinner in Brussels
  • EPIC organises Breakfast on Assembly and Packaging of Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) – PIXAPP project
  • EPIC speaks at European Central bank and MIT Lab in Frankfurt
  • EPIC chairs the PIC Awards 2017 in Brussels
  • EPIC represents pilot lines at Photonics21 Annual Meeting
  • EPIC exhibits at PIC International in Brussels
  • EPIC attends Photonics21 Annual Meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC attends TERABOARD Consortium in Leuven
  • EPIC attends LASER World of PHOTONICS in Shanghai
  • EPIC attends OFC in Los Angeles
  • EPIC attends Leadership and High Performing Cross Functional Teams in Brussels
  • EPIC attends International Photonics Advocacy Coalition in Brussels
  • EPIC attends Lighting the future for Europe in Brussels
  • EPIC attends Quantum Technologies – How will they change our world? In Brussels
  • EPIC attends Pilot Line training at imec in Leuven
  • EPIC attends OptecNet Jahrestagung in Mainz
  • EPIC attends LMN Laser CEO Night in Shanghai
  • EPIC attends Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
February 2017
  • 3 new members: CSIR, Laser Components, GLOphotonics
  • EPIC outreach visits: Facebook, Finisar, Google, Ophir, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, National Metrology Institute South Africa, South African National Energy Development Initiative, South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, ECI, Orbotech, Spectra Physics, Elbit Systems, Powerlase, IQE, imec
  • EPIC organizes visit to companies: ECI, Orbotech, Spectra Physics, Elbit Systems, InPhoTec
  • EPIC speaks at PetaCloud International Symposium in Tel-Aviv
  • EPIC welcomes attendees at 6th OASIS International Conference and Exhibition on Optics and Electro-Optics in Tel Aviv
  • EPIC signs MoU with IAESI (Israel Association of Electronics & Software Industries)
  • EPIC organizes Delegation to Israel
  • EPIC organizes Workshop on PIC Testing in Pisa
  • EPIC organizes Tech Watch at W3 Fair in Wetzlar
  • EPIC joins ECIO 2018 committee in Valencia
  • EPIC shares report UV LED – Technology, Manufacturing and Application Trends
  • EPIC attends MIRPHAB Consortium and Review meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC attends PIXAPP Review meeting in Brussels
  • EPIC attends Day After Tomorrow conference in Ghent
  • EPIC attends Association Excellence Awards in Brussels
  • EPIC holds board meeting hosted by IQE in Cardiff
January 2017
  • 2 new members: Ophir, Sylex
  • EPIC outreach visits: Ophir, Coherent (Singapore), Globalfoundries, DenseLight, Finisar (Singapore), National University Singapore, HistoIndex, Nanyang Technological University, Economic Development Board Singapore, Elbit, Holo Or, Orbotech, ISERD, Association of Electronics and Software Industries, Stanford University, Meadowlark Optics, National Technical University of Athens, Tyndall
  • EPIC company visits: Coherent (Singapore), Globalfoundries, DenseLight,  National University Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Economic Development Board Singapore
  • EPIC organizes Delegation to Singapore
  • EPIC organizes Global Photonics Cluster Meeting
  • EPIC organizes 5 Miles Run
  • EPIC organizes Golf Get-Together Networking
  • EPIC organizes pavilion and exhibits at Photonics West
  • EPIC attends Laser Market Seminar in San Francisco
  • EPIC attends 22nd meeting of the IOA International Optoelectronics Association in San Francisco
  • EPIC attends SPIE Cluster Reception
  • EPIC attends conference on 3D Printing of Electronics in Eindhoven
  • EPIC attends Swiss Precision for Photonics at Consulate General of Switzerland in San Francisco
  • EPIC attends the PIXAPP Kick-off meeting in Cork
  • EPIC attends PICS4ALL Consortium meeting in Athens
  • EPIC chairs MIRPHAB sensing and spectroscopy workshop in San Francisco
  • EPIC speaks at Photonic Integration Week in Valencia
  • EPIC shares report Uncooled Infrared Imaging Technology & Market Trends
  • EPIC releases annual activity report
December 2016
  • 5 new members: Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, ELAS, LiGenTec, PhotonX Networks, Prodrive Technologies.
  • EPIC visits: CSEM, Axetris, Diamond, ETH Zurich, Onefive, Toptica, Corning, Chroma, Thorlabs, Laser Components, Hamamatsu.
  • Jose Pozo participates in ams Technologies annual meeting
  • Carlos Lee named finalist for “Leadership Award” European Associations Award 2017
  • EPIC organizes workshop “Translating Biophotonics Technologies to Clinical Oncology: Perspectives & Challenges”
  • EPIC organizes “Executive Breakfast” in Zurich, Switzerland
  • EPIC organizes “EPIC Dinner” in Munich, Germany
  • EPIC moderates workshop “Intelligent efficient solid-state lighting” in Muttenz, Switzerland
  • EPIC exhibits at Robotics and Photonics for Healthcare, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • EPIC meets UPMC students
  • EPIC visits MicroNanoConference in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
November 2016
  • 3 new members: W3+FAIR, IN-PART, IRnova.
  • EPIC visits: Hi-tech International Business Incubator, Sunny Tecnologies, Beijing University, Tsinghua University, Kaiam, First Light Imaging, SP3H, Crosslux.
  • EPIC organizes workshop on “Photonics & Opto-Electronics Packaging” in Edinburgh, UK
  • EPIC organizes member visit to Kaiam
  • EPIC moderates ISA General Assembly, Beijing, China
  • EPIC moderates B2Health Business & Networking event in Marseilles, France
  • EPIC publishes PIC Packaging videos
  • EPIC sign MoU wish CSA (China SSL Association)
  • EPIC exhibits at 7th Intelligent Sensors Network Conference in Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • EPIC exhibits at Precisie Beurs, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • EPIC attends 8th ISA Executive Member Meeting in Beijing, China
  • EPIC attends Photonics21 Board of Stakeholder Meeting in Frankfurt, Germany
  • EPIC attends 3rd Printing Revolution and the Dental Sector in Brussels, Belgium
  • EPIC joins Lithuanian laser delegation in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • EPIC visits Vision in Stuttgart, Germany
  • EPIC visits Medica in Duesseldorf, Germany
  • EPIC becomes member of ePIXfab
  • Ana Gonzalez joins EPIC as Project Leader
October 2016
  • 3 new members: fibeReality, Luz Wavelabs, X-Celeprint
  • EPIC visits Lumics, Doric Lenses, Nüvü Caméras, Reflex photonics, ITF Technologies.
  • EPIC partners with PIC Awards 2017
  • EPIC becomes member of AIM Photonics (American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics)
  • EPIC presents keynote at Innovation 360, Montréal, Canada
  • EPIC organizes workshop on “Optical Fiber Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring”
  • EPIC organizes session at SEMICON Europa on “Silicon Photonics”
  • EPIC organizes Micro Photonics Executive Breakfast
  • EPIC organizes Tech Watch Forum in Berlin, Germany
  • EPIC organizes IP Workshop in Berlin, Germany
  • EPIC organizes IP Workshop in Berlin, Germany
  • EPIC organizes IP Workshop in Coventry, UK
  • EPIC organizes DAY OF PHOTONICS
  • EPIC attend “Presentation of the International Year of Light 2015 Final Report” in Paris, France
  • EPIC attends MIRPHAB Consortium meeting
  • EPIC attends TERABOARD Consortium meeting
  • EPIC exhibits at micro photonics in Berlin
  • EPIC visits EuroBlech in Hannover, Germany
September 2016
  • 9 new members: AIMEN, Direct Machining Control, ETH Zurich, HiLight Semiconductor, InnoLas Solutions, Laser 2000, LEUKOS, Optoskand, VIGO Systems.
  • EPIC visits: JOSE OUTREACH 6 SEPTEMBER ???, VI Systems, INOPTEC, Modulight, Rockley Photonics
  • EPIC organizes “Executive Meeting on Lasers and Material Processing” in Vilnius, Lithuania
  • EPIC participates in LpS Press panel conference
  • EPIC makes presentation at Institut d’Optique Graduate School in Palaiseau, France
  • EPIC moderates “Future Photonics Hub Industry Day” in Southampton, UK
  • EPIC moderates “Photonics Entrepreneurship Day 2016” in Berlin, Germany
  • EPIC moderates “From Idea to Packaging” at 2nd Photonic Integration Conference in Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • EPIC organizes workshop “Lighting in Horticulture” in Bregenz, Austria
  • EPIC organizes “Members VIP Party @ ECOC” in Duesseldorf, Germany
  • EPIC organizes delegation trip to Zumtobel
  • EPIC organizes Board of Directors meeting in Tampere, Finland
  • EPIC exhibits at ECOC in Duesseldorf, Germany
  • EPIC exhibits at LpS in Bregenz, Austria
  • EPIC exhibits at 2nd Photonic Integration Conference in Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • EPIC promotes 200 job openings at EPIC member companies
  • EPIC attends training “Media Messaging for Associations”
  • EPIC interview in Verslo žinios
  • EPIC appoints Jan Meise, CEO of AMS Technologies, to board of directors
August 2016
  • 6 new members: Aarhus University, AEMtec, aXenic, INOPTEC, LASEA, Spectra Physics.
  • EPIC visits: CHALMERS, NYFORS, Cobolt, SAAB , ACREO, IR Nova, Northlab, Hamamatsu, Finisar, Nocilis Sensors, Light Conversion, Altechna.
  • EPIC presents keynote at “Lasers: Science and Technologies” in Bebrusai, Lithuania
  • EPIC supports Photonics4All: European Photonics Start-up Challenge
  • Carmen Ferrari joins EPIC as Events and Marketing Manager
July 2016
  • 8 new members: BrPhotonics, Eksma, Eksma Optics (Optolita), Ekspla, ESTEC / European Space Agency, Fraunhofer UK, Optocap, Photon Delta.
  • EPIC visits: Oclaro, II-VI, Fianium, Southampton University / ORC, Powerlase
  • Jose Pozo participates in Sensofar Incubation Camp in Barcelona, Spain
  • Carlos Lee participates in High-Tech Forum in Torbay
  • EPIC attends Photonics21 Work Group 3 meeting
  • EPIC attends LACSEA (Laser Applications to Chemical, Security and Environmental Analysis) in Heidelberg, Germany
June 2016
May 2016
  • 8 new members: Aston University, Optogama, Eksma, Eksma Optics, Ekspla, Optosigma, Technology Scotland, UPMC
  • EPIC visits: MAX Photonics, Hero Laser
  • EPIC writes article in Optik & Photonik on EPIC AGM 2016 Summary
  • EPIC organizes Healthtech event on Photonic Systems for Life Sciences Applications
  • EPIC organizes EU-Asia Laser Industry Summit
  • EPIC attends Photonics21 WG6
  • EPIC attends Photonics21 WG1
  • EPIC attends FinTech Investment Summit
  • EPIC attends course on “Association Leadership”
  • EPIC attends H2020 MIRPHAB Review Meeting
  • EPIC writes article in OPEN SCIENCE EU on Photonics is Everywhere!
  • EPIC writes article in Europhotonics on UK universities
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
  • 13 new members: Bay Photonics, Settels Savenije Group of Companies, Greentropism, Light Conversion, monocrom, Bright Solutions, UWAVE, Radiantis, Pixelteq, Fibercryst, Lumerical, Coractive, GAP Laser
  • EPIC visits: Oclaro Cambridge University, CERN, Sofradir
  • EPIC meeting with Nanyang Technological University from Singapore and EPIC members
  • EPIC organizes workshop on “Adverse Atmospheric Conditions on the Battlefield hosted by SOFRADIR in Veurey-Voroize”
  • EPIC organizes Semiconductor Training hosted by Oclaro in Caswell
  • EPIC exhibits at Photonex UK in Coventry
  • EPIC sponsors OSA Advanced Solid State Lasers Conference and Exhibition
  • Carlos Lee joins editorial committee of “Laser Manufacture News” the authoritative publication of China laser industry, run by Guangdong XingZhiQiu Laser Technology
  • Carlos Lee accepts to chairing EMLC 2016 – European Mask and Lithography Conference
  • EPIC Board of Directors meeting in Brussels
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
  • 4 new members: AMS Technologies (Optical, Power and Thermal Management Technologies), Berlin Partner for Business and Technology (Regional development agency) , INL (Lyon Institute of Nanotechnology), M Squared Lasers
  • EPIC publishes article on “The benefit of photonic technologies in rural areas”
  • EPIC visits Wroclaw University of Technology in Poland
  • EPIC exhibits at AKL – International Laser Technology Congress in Aachen
  • EPIC contributes to workshops CRM_InnoNet (Critical Raw Materials)
  • EPIC attends Optatec in Frankfurt
  • EPIC attends European Business Summit
  • EPIC attends Smart Lighting in Barcelona
  • EPIC attends Enhancing dual-use technologies and products/services as a regional competitiveness factor
  • EPIC attends European Commission Workshop on Education, Training, Skills
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
  • 14 new members: SQS (Fiber Optic), ORC (University of Southampton), SensUp(Lasers), CAILabs (Optics), Avantes (Spectrometers), Lueger Research (LED Lighting),Technobis (Fibre Technologies), Resolution Spectra Systems (Spectroscopy),Multiphoton Optics (Optical Interconnect), DILAS (Diode Lasers), Prima Electro(Electronics and Laser Technologies), JePPIX (Photonic Integrated Components), ipht(Research), Glyndwr University (Research)
  • EPIC has grown 58% in 18 months, today 127 members in 21 countries are part of the European Photonics Industry Consortium. The EPIC reach through LinkedIn reaches 47.764 members, EPIC videos count 3.303 views in 1 year, the personal contacts network includes 4.137 industry leaders and experts (see slides)
  • EPIC organizes B2B Roundtable on Laser Technologies for Applications and Systems in Defense & Security with presence of leading integrators (see video)
  • EPIC president Drew Nelson attends European Commission Key Enabling Technologies High Level Group meeting to present report.
  • EPIC attends European Commission information day on H2020
  • EPIC attends the kick-off meeting of Invest in Photonics Convention
  • EPIC pavilion at OFC features 5 members: Bright Photonics, JePPIX, Smart Photonics, VLC, Yelo (see advertisement)
  • EPIC Biophotonics review published in Electro Optics
  • EPIC Photonic Integrated Circuits review published in Electro Optics
December 2013
  • New members: Yelo (test equipment), IMT (precision on glass), OPI Photonics (high power laser systems), PhoeniX (design and software), Umicore (materials), SAFC(chemicals and materials), Australian National University, TechnoSpark Nanocenter(Russia technopark)
  • EPIC visits: Multitel, Avantes, TE Connectivity, Institut d’Optique Graduate School, Suss MicroOptics, IBM
  • EPIC organizes EU funding session following H2020 announcement
  • EPIC organizes event on Photonic Integrated Circuits (see video)
  • EPIC organizes 2 meetings with European Commission DG Research and DG Climate Change on CPV
  • EPIC hosts 18th meeting of International Optoelectronics Association (see video)
  • EPIC presents Phoenix Award to Advanced Fibreoptic Engineering Ltd
  • EPIC celebrates 10th Anniversary (see video)
  • EPIC publishes review of LED Technology Workshop event in Electro Optics
  • EPIC publishes editorial Looking Ahead – 10th anniversary of the European Photonics Industry Consortium in Optik & Photonik
November 2013
October 2013
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