European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC)

European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC)

EPIC is the leading European Photonics Industry Consortium, a membership-led not-for-profit industry association that promotes the sustainable development of organisations working in the field of photonics. Our members encompass the entire value chain from LED lighting, PV solar energy, Silicon photonics, Optical components, Lasers, Sensors, Displays, Projectors, Optic fiber, and other photonic related technologies. We foster a vibrant photonics ecosystem by maintaining a strong network and acting as a catalyst and facilitator for technological and commercial advancement. EPIC works closely with related industries, universities, and public authorities to build a more competitive photonics industrial sector, capable of both economic and technological growth in a highly competitive world-wide marketplace.
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8 Nov 2021

Epic Advanced Materials

Epic Advanced Materials work on AI-enhanced nanomaterial synthesis with an initial focus on BNNTs. IDTechEx spoke with Dr Rodney Sappington (CEO) and Brett Cornick (Head of Technology).
10 Nov 2020

Electric Truck Markets 2021-2041

IDTechEx Report: Dr David Wyatt and Luke Gear
20 Oct 2020

IKEA Australia Clean Energy Transformation Project

Construction set to commence on Australia's largest grid-connected commercial microgrid of its kind by Planet Ark Power at IKEA Adelaide.
6 Jul 2020

Motiv Power Systems

Motive Power Systems are a California based manufacturer of all-electric chassis for medium duty (Class 3 through 6) commercial vehicles.
30 Apr 2020

Solar Powered Hand Sanitiser

A start-up company that has repurposed upcycled solar cells to generate ultraviolet light to disinfect people's hands has won €20 000 in a hackathon designed to share and rapidly develop ideas to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
16 Oct 2019

Bioelectronic implant could prevent opioid deaths

Researchers are developing a novel, implantable device that can sense the effects of a potentially fatal level of ingested opioids and then automatically and immediately deliver a life-saving dose of naloxone.
17 May 2018

European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC)

Update from IDTechEx Show! Europe 2018
21 Apr 2017

Project turns waste heat to electricity

Vast amounts of energy are wasted every year in the form of heat. A new project seeks to efficiently capture that heat and convert it to electricity.
27 Jul 2016

First ever round the world solar flight completed

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have succeeded in their crazy dream of achieving the first ever Round-The-World Solar Flight.
16 Sep 2015

The IoT nanoCloudProcessor is only the size of a speck of dust

The nanoCloudProcessor is only the size of a speck of dust, yet is able to power itself and to sense and communicate with the internet.
29 Aug 2013

Land Rover launches its first hybrid Range Rover models

Land Rover is launching the world's first diesel SUV (sport utility vehicle) hybrids.
28 Nov 2011

Successful advancement of OLED technology

The energy efficiency and lifetime of organic LEDs for large-area lighting applications has been increased
5 Jul 2011

KleenSpeed EV-X11 Shatters EV Prototype Lap Record At ReFuel 2011

On a sunny and cool Sunday the sound of the future whistled through the rolling hills of Laguna Seca as the sleek KleenSpeed Technologies EV-X11 shattered the lap record for Electric Vehicles on the Mazda Raceway circuit. This legendary race track - offering 2.238 sinuous miles, 11 unique turns and considerable elevation changes - is regarded as one of the world's most challenging circuits for man and machine. KleenSpeed Technologies president, Tim Collins, piloted the racecar of tomorrow, the EV-X11, to a new lap record for electric vehicles of 1:38.858, breaking last year's record - 1:42.5, set by KleenSpeed's prior model, the WX-10, at ReFuel in 2010 - by almost 4 seconds per lap, a remarkable step forward.
3 Mar 2010 wins - best ICT for energy efficiency project

The European Commission's ICT for Energy Efficiency (ICT4EE) has granted its Best ICT4EE Award to the project. has received the First Place Award for its ICT contribution by showing that adoption of OLED lighting can lead to substantial improvements in energy efficiency and for its efforts to educate the public and disseminate the OLED (organic LED) lighting vision.
12 Oct 2009

Vibration harvesting skis

Piezoelectric materials convert mechanical energy into electricity and, inversely, convert electricity into mechanical energy. Sport equipment manufacturer Head Sport is manufacturing "intelligence" skis that make use of this energy harvesting technology to maximize performance.
23 Oct 2008 research consortium to spearhead the advancement of OLEDs, an integrated research project, has brought together a consortium of experts from leading industry and academic organisations to accelerate the development of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technologies in Europe.