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Annual Synopsys PIC Training

26 April 2018 - PhoeniX/Synopsis are host of the newest PIC training. Get an overview of the latest status of the integrated photonics eco-system for the three major photonics technologies: InP, silicon photonics and TriPleX (SiN), including the available design tools today and the importance of considering test and packaging in an early stage.

Read more on the website of PhoeniX Software.

PhotonicsNL website renewed

19 April 2018 - This year PhotonicsNL celebrates her 5th anniversary. 5 years in which photonics has become more and more important. 5 years of big challenges and changes. We therefore updated our website completely. And we are very proud of the result!
As you will see our members are involved as well. Share your news, vacancies and social media messages on our website. Together we can expand our website and network from here.

Pupils win international GLOBE prize

8 April 2018 - On 6 April pupils of Helen Parkhurst in Almere have been selected by the international GLOBE program as the winners of the yearly Virtual Science Symposium. They will receive financial assistance to join the GLOBE Learning Expedition in Ireland in July. They will present their research about the influence of firework on the aerosol concentration in the air to an international audience of pupils, teachers and scientists.

New board members PhotonicsNL

4 April 2018 - During our General Member Meeting of 3 April our members have chosen two new board members. We welcome Steven Goetstouwers of Admesy and Ewit Roos of Photon Delta to the board. They are very enthusiastic about joining the board and we wish them a valuable time with us.

Very successful Day of Photonics

3 April 2018 - Hosted by Radboud University our first Day of Photonics of 2018 has been a huge success. Starting the day with different presentations about the work of the university. After a very delicious lunch we were shown around in the interiors of the diverse labs Radboud University features. Thanks to colleagues, their students and PhD's it's been a very inspiring day!

New member: PI Benelux

30 March 2018 - We welcome our new member PI Benelux.
PI stands for technical excellence and continuous advance in precision positioning – driven by the passion for technology and its use in customer applications. The target of the PI Group is to develop this market and technological leadership even further and therefore secure a decisive competitive advantage for its customers.

We look forward working with you!

New Director PhotonicsNL

2 January 2018 - May we introduce you to our new director: Ron van der Kolk. Ron will start today at PhotonicsNL and will succeed Guus Taminiau, who will retire in advance on 1 March.  

After having studied Business Information Technology at the University of Twente he worked in several companies in marketing, strategy, managing and professionalizing of teams and optimizing business processes. Within his role as director of our association he wants to combine this knowledge and experience with his passion for (new) technology.

We wish Ron a pleasant time at PhotonicsNL!

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