The Photonics M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions) market stalled in Q2 2020, because of pandemic uncertainty. However, frothy public markets, access to low interest debt and fears of increasing US capital gains tax appear to be refueling a quick recovery as of year-end 2020. Technology companies who address the new normals not only survive, but continue […]
New research published today shows European photonics is growing at more than double the rate of global GDP – outperforming EU GDP and EU industrial production by three and five times, respectively. Present in many high-end, next-generation products, photonics technologies have proved to be long-term drivers of growth through their indispensable role in future markets.
European Commission Establishes Pan-Continental Laser Consortium
BRUSSELS, May 13, 2021 — The European Commission has officially established the Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) as a European Research Infrastructure Consortium, or ERIC. The ERIC is a legal entity formed by an EU regulation specifically for scientific infrastructures. The establishment of the ELI ERIC allows the infrastructure’s facilities in the Czech Republic and Hungary […]