Workshops will cover ITAR, intellectual property management, inbound marketing, and careers in photonics.
Recruiters from more than 40 companies will be at the SPIE Job Fair on the Photonics West exhibition floor to meet with prospective applicants on Tuesday and Wednesday, 4-5 February.
The Photonics West exhibition, with nearly 1,300 exhibiting companies and over 240 product launches, will run 4-6 February. Exhibitors are suppliers and developers of lasers, fiber optics, imaging, metrology, and more.
The BiOS Expo, running 1-2 February with approximately 235 exhibiting companies, is the world’s largest biomedical optics and biophotonics exhibition. Featured technologies include therapeutic lasers, molecular imaging, biosensors, and spectroscopic and microscopic imaging.
Competitive awards presented at Photonics West for innovative new products and a startup pitch contest will also support photonics commercialization.
The annual Prism Awards for Photonics Innovation, sponsored by SPIE and Photonics Media, will recognize the best new photonics products at a gala banquet. Advance tickets are required.
The SPIE Startup Challenge, hosted by SPIE with support from Founding Sponsor JENOPTIK and others, will give venture capital exposure and mentoring to aspiring entrepreneurs working to bring new products to market — and the winners will leave with cash prizes and equipment donations. Top prize is $10,000 and $5,000 in credit for equipment from Edmund Optics.
SPIE is the international society for optics and photonics, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1955 to advance light-based technologies. The Society serves more than 235,000 constituents from approximately 155 countries, offering conferences, continuing education, books, journals, and a digital library in support of interdisciplinary information exchange, professional netw
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