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Photonics Explorer - prize winning @ Photonics Europe 2012

May 11, 2012 at 08:09

The EYESTvzw, a spin-off company from B-PHOT VUB, was awarded a special category prize at SPIE Photonics Europe 2012. 18 competitors from 12 countries participated in the Photonics Innovation Village which provided broad exposure and publicity to young innovators who are developing photonics-based products of the future. Prizes were provided by the Brussels Capital Region and SPIE and were awarded for five technical projects along with a special-category prize for a project to provide science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education materials to secondary school students. 

The special category prize was awarded to the Photonics Explorer for 'creating novel intra-curricular optics kits for secondary schools'. The award was presented by Deputy Head of Unit - Photonics Ronan Burgess (European Commission) and SPIE President Eustace Dereniak. Burgess commended the project as a very important innovation to bring science to secondary schools and get students interested in Photonics.

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