Jonathan Marks

Jonathan Marks is Director of Outreach at PhotonDelta. Originally from the UK, he has worked for several international broadcasters including Discovery Channel, BBC, European Broadcasting Union and the former Radio Nederland Wereldomroep. Today he is an active independent writer and video producer doing journalistic due diligence on next-generation photonics and the application sectors that it will empower. He leads an active guild of digital craftsmen and women helping international entrepreneurs scale their business across borders. "Because investors are no longer interested in pitches. They're searching for teams with a clear, open narrative. I'm happy to explain the difference."

The Impact of InPulse on European Photonics

Two important European projects to take photonics to a next level have just started, both being led by the Eindhoven University of Technology. InPulse is one of them, JePPIX is the other. Professor Kevin Williams is Chair of the Photonic Integration research group. On the eve of Photonics West in...

What to expect from European Photonics in 2019?

José Pozo is Director of Technology and Innovation, European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) and a noted authority on progress in light-based technologies. He is always on the move, keeping a close watch on developments. On the eve of Photonics West in San Francisco, Jonathan Marks of...

The Impact of Photonics – and the role of PhotonDelta

Today, December 13th, is an important milestone in the development of the integrated photonics ecosystem in the Netherlands. Professor Ton Backx is President of the Institute for Photonic Integration at the Eindhoven University of Technology. Backx led the establishment of a national “photonics...

Building the New Direction for HighTechNL

In conversation with Ben van der Zon, Program Manager for International Technology Projects, HighTechNL based on the High Tech Campus Eindhoven. He spoke with Jonathan Marks of PhotonDelta. “The kind of work we do today at HighTechNL is very different to when we started. We have made a complete...

Implementing the National Photonics Agenda

PhotonDelta is an EU-wide initiative with a strong Dutch accent. The clear goal is to accelerate the wider use of photonic technologies across Europe between now and 2030. That will require volume manufacture of products for this continent to remain a global player in an era of Zettabyte...

Roadmapping Photonics (3): Ewit Roos

PhotonDelta and AIM Academy are hosting the first meeting of the World Technology Mapping Forum this week. The goal is to produce the first International Photonic Systems Roadmap, looking ahead to global technology needs in 2030 and beyond. In a short series, we offer three views on why Photonics...

Roadmapping Photonics (2): KG Charles Harris

PhotonDelta and AIM Academy are hosting the first meeting of the World Technology Mapping Forum this week. The goal is to produce the first International Photonic Systems Roadmap, looking ahead to global technology needs in 2030 and beyond. In a short series, we offer three views on why Photonics...

Roadmapping Photonics (1): Michael Lebby

PhotonDelta and AIM Academy are hosting the first meeting of the World Technology Mapping Forum this week. The goal is to produce the first International Photonic Systems Roadmap, looking ahead to global technology needs in 2030 and beyond. In a short series, we offer three views on why Photonics...

Maarten Steinbuch: “You have to put aside conventional thinking”

The Netherlands Technology Foundation (STW) has awarded the title of Simon Stevin Master 2016 to two prominent people in the Dutch science community. Normally given to just one person, this year sees two leading scientists being honoured as part of STW’s 35th anniversary celebrations. The prize is...

Solar Cars: Design in Eindhoven, mass production in China?

As climate talks go on in Paris, Beijing issues its highest smog pollution alert for 2015. In Shanghai, campus resident NXP, together with Solar Team Eindhoven, TU/e and Tongji University are collaborating. They’re demonstrating how secure connected car technology can make a big difference to both...

Bright Roadmap for Photonics Chip manufacture at High Tech Campus

Champagne was flowing at lunchtime to mark the start of a new phase in Indium Phosphide chip manufacture in Europe. Smart Photonics, a pure-play foundry, which began in 2012 as a spinoff from TU/e, revealed a road map for the coming years. Sigrid Johannisse, Director of StartupDelta and Alderman...

EIT-digital helps CryptTalk scale up

Today Apple will announce the launch of their iOS-9 operating system, which according to Apple’s recent statements has an improved security. This raises the question whether CryptTalk’s encryption app for Apple will still be needed. CryptTalk is part of a scale-up program organized by...

Building a high-tech scale-up – Civolution’s smart strategy for growth

When you say High Tech Campus Eindhoven, few people immediately make a connection with the multi-billion-dollar movie studios or global TV networks like Netflix. Yet, in just seven years, High Tech Campus resident Civolution has become the undisputed world leader in being able to identify, manage...

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