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  • ACTPHAST funding fully allocated - new ACTPHAST 4.0 programme starts in November 2017

    Sunday, 15 October, 2017

    In June 2017, the ACTPHAST technical board approved the final set of innovation projects under its current funding bringing the total number of approved innovation projects to 94 since the start of ACTPHAST in November 2013. The ACTPHAST budget has been fully allocated to these innovation projects, the last of...

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  • ACTPHAST features prominently in the First European Industry Day 2017

    Tuesday, 28 February, 2017

    400 participants, key industrial players, global trend shapers and high-level policy makers inspired a debate on the future of European industry held in Brussels on 28 February 2017. The nature of industry is changing, driven by rapid technological change. The evolution of industrial activity is characterised by digitalisation, clean and...

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  • ACTPHAST supported company Luz Wavelabs announced as an award winner at the European Venture Summit 2016

    Tuesday, 6 December, 2016

    Luz Wavelabs, which was founded in 2013 in Madrid, to develop disruptive signal generation technology to provide actual optical fiber bandwidth in wireless communications, and in 2015 successfully applied for and engaged in an innovation acceleration support project with ACTPHAST, was today announced as one of the Top Award Winners...

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  • ACTPHAST proudly supports the European Venture Summit 2016

    Monday, 5 December, 2016

    ACTPHAST is proud to participate in this year's European Venture Summit (EVS) at the Congress Centre Dusseldorf, 5-6 December 2016 - Europe's leading network and investment event for high-growth technological start-ups, venture capital investors and technological corporations. Innovation and venture capital go hand-in-hand. As ACTPHAST is Europe's leading innovation accelerator...

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  • ACTPHAST in the spotlight as greater focus placed on Digital Innovation Hubs to transform European industry

    Wednesday, 22 June, 2016

    The Horizon 2020-funded IND2016 Creating a Smart Europe conference brings together research, industry, education and finance is the largest networking conference in the field of new production technologies, materials, nanotechnology, biotechnology and digitalisation. With more than 1.250 high level delegates from all over Europe participating, the aim is to identify...

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  • ACTPHAST presentation to delegates at Fotonica 2016 in Rome, 6-8 June

    Wednesday, 8 June, 2016

    FOTONICA 2016 is the 18th Italian National Conference on Photonic Technologies. The Conference is the meeting place of the Italian Photonic Community where the most advanced achievements of research in photonics are presented and discussed. The Conference covers all aspects of photonics, with a particular emphasis on applications in several...

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  • Need finance to innovate? Register now for the European Photonics Venture Forum, 2-3 June

    Wednesday, 27 April, 2016

    ACTPHAST is delighted to announce that it is expanding its supports to industry for accelerated innovation in photonics by linking up with the European Photonics Venture Forum (EPVF). With over €3M in funding already allocated to companies, ACTPHAST is making substantial progress in growing the pool of photonics innovation and...

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  • ACTPHAST showcase for SME photonics innovation at Hannover Messe 2016

    Tuesday, 26 April, 2016

    ACTPHAST will be present at this year's Hannover Fair - Hannover Messe 2016, 25 - 29 April, the world's leading trade fair for industrial technology - with a prominent place on the European Commission Group Pavilion which is located in the SME, Young Tec and Innovation hall ( Hall 7,...

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  • Photonics is a key enabler for SME innovation and growth across Europe's regions

    Tuesday, 26 April, 2016

    ACTPHAST was invited to give a talk at the meeting of the Assembly of European Regions in Timisoara, Romania for its Spring Plenary which took place from 11-14 April 2016. The ACTPHAST presentation, followed by a Q&A from the audience, was provided by Prof Hugo Thienpont of the Brussels Photonics...

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  • ACTPHAST presentation at Photonic Integration Symposium, Eindhoven

    Monday, 25 April, 2016

    ACTPHAST will be present at this year's Photonic Integration Symposium on April 25, 2016 at Blauwe Zaal, TU Eindhoven, the Netherlands. In the symposium an overview will be given of recent developments in the world of photonic integration. The morning program covers a symposium on the achievements of seven projects...

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