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SPIE Professional January 2012

Photonics21 group offers 4th annual prize for photonics with industrial impact

Photonics21For the fourth time, the European technology platform Photonics21 calls for applications for the Student Innovation Award in the field of photonics.

The Photonics21 Research, Education, and Training work group has established a prize for students in the field of photonics in order to promote research in photonics especially related to R&D with industrial impact.

Any person under 35 and active in the field of optics and photonics may apply for the Photonics21 Student Innovation Award. The award includes a cash prize of €5,000 as well as a free registration to the Photonics21 Annual Meeting in Brussels, 27-28 March 2012.

Completed application form should include:

• One letter of support (by a supervisor or mentor)
• A short (2-page) biography/CV
• A list of peer reviewed publications
• A description of the innovative R&D work (not exceeding 4 sides of A4, 12-point text), making clear the nature of the innovation and the potential impact to industry

The deadline for applications via e-mail to education@photonics21.org is 20 January 2012.

For detailed information and rules see spie.org/Ph21innovate.

Have a question or comment about this article? Write to us at spieprofessional@spie.org.

DOI: 10.1117/2.4201201.07

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