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Putting light to work for Canada

By improving your processes and your quality control or for the development of new products,
photonics could increase your productivity and profitability.

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A new image for photonics in Canada

CPIC is an exchange forum between industries and researchers facilitating the development and growth  of the Canadian industry
through photonics.

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Next Webinar on January 29, 2015

Photons Canada Webinars by CMC Microsystems

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2015-International Year of Light and Light Based Technologies

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Merry Christmass and happy New Year


What is CPIC

CPIC, the Canadian Photonic Industry Consortium is a business-led photonics exchange organization embracing the whole value chain from researchers to photonic companies and end-users. Its mandate is to network end-users, photonic industries, universities and institutions with the objective of accelerating the growth of the Canadian industry through photonics.


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International Year of Light

Official opening of the International Year of Light, Paris, France

Photons Canada Webinar by CMC Microsystems

The Canadian Photonic industry Consortium organizes a Photons Canada Webinar to be presented by CMC Microsystems

Photonics West 2015

Date: 7-12 February 2015
Location: The Moscone Center, San Francisco, California, United States

Photons Canada Webinar

Photons Canada Webinar presented by Aeponyx

Photonics North 2015

Date: 9-11 june 2015
Location: Centre des Congrès d'Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


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2015-International year of Light


On 20 December 2013, The United Nations (UN) General Assembly 68th Session proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015).

OPN-Oct 2014_Photonics in Canada


Canadian Photonics: The Foundation for a Quantum Leap


Obituary-Dr Jacques Beaulieu


Dr A. Jacques Beaulieu, an emeritus researcher died on August 19, 2014 in home in Ste-Foy. on August 19, 2014.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs Fleur-Ange Tardif and his children Pierre and Jacqueline.

Horizon 2020 : Canada-Europe


ERA-CAN+, an organization aiming at advancing European Union-Canada collaboration in research and innovation has organized a conference at Université Laval on September 10, 2014.  Researchers from all faculties were present.

IBM announces $3B research initiative


IBM announced it is investing $3 billion over the next 5 years in two broad research and early stage development programs to push the limits of chip technology needed to meet the emerging demands of cloud computing and Big Data systems.




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