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Photonics West Highlights

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The excitment for 2022 is building

Get ready to enjoy real conversations, impromptu collaborations, and valuable networking with new contacts in your field. Attend the world’s premier lasers, biomedical optics, and optoelectronics event in San Francisco this coming January.

A series of speakers shows photonics leaders sharing their research and insights

Award competition call for entries due in October


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Prism Awards 2022

Submit your application for the annual international competition that honors the best new optics and photonics products on the market. Deadline is 15 October.

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Starup Challenge 2022

Enter the competition for entrepreneurs in photonics. Enjoy panel sessions, networking, and a chance to win cash and prizes. Deadline is 31 October.

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