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  • 13/12/2018: MyCartis acquires ANTELOPE Dx platform technology

  • 30/09/2018: Dr. Pieter Wuytens received the Royal Belgian Society for Microscopy PhD Award in life sciences

  • 12/09/2018: Fifth spinoff company launched: Sentea (Fiber Optic Sensing)

  • 05/12/2018: Nature Communications paper published on Nanophotonic Pockels modulators on a silicon nitride platform

  • 11/04/2018: Prof. Roels Baets awarded with Lifetime Achievement Award from PIC International

  • 28/03/2018: FWO-infrastructure funding 'Closed-cycle cryostat for experiments in quantum optics and advanced materials characterisation' (prof. Van Thourhout)

  • 21/03/2018: Plenary lecture on Silicon Photonics at OpenReadings2018 (Vilnius, Lithuania)

  • 11/03/2018: Nice contribution to OFC18: two Invited talks, 1 talk, 1 Hands-on course & 1 Workshop talk

  • 27/02/2018: Brolis Semiconductors wins 'Newcomer of the Year Trophy' from Flanders Invest & Trade


  • 14/12/2017: Four FWO Strategic Basic Research Doctoral Grants awarded to members of the Photonics Research Group

  • 19/09/2017: Prof. Roel Baets elected as OSA - The Optical Society Director-at-Large

  • 19/09/2017: Two Post-Deadline Papers accepted at ECOC2017

  • 15/09/2017: Prof. Roel Baets received ERC Proof-of-Concept Grant for 'MIRASPEC'

  • 06/09/2017: Prof. Bart Kuyken receives ERC Starting Grant for the 'ELECTRIC' proposal

  • 29/06/2017: Spin-off company Trinean acquired by Unchained Labs

  • 29/06/2017: PhD candidate Artur Hermans receives renewal of his FWO PhD-grant and dr. Frederic Peyskens receives FWO Postdoc-grant

  • 31/05/2017: Outreach project: Secundary school students from Sint-Bavohumaniora 6WW8 win Silver Award at the QuantumSpinOff competition with the help of the Photonics Research Group

  • 23/05/2017: UGent Expertise centre 'NamiFab' has been launched

  • 29/05/2017: Postdeadline paper accepted at CLEO2017

  • 16/05/2017: Prof. Wim Bogaerts becomes Senior Member of OSA - The Optical Society

  • 08/05/2017: Prof. Roel Baets listed as one of the 50 Belgian Tech Pioneers by De Tijd

  • 16/05/2017: Prof. Wim Bogaerts becomes Senior Member of OSA - The Optical Society

  • 03/04/2017: One invited Talk and 10 accepted papers at ECIO 2017

  • 31/01/2017: 6 invited and one regular paper at Photonics West 2017