Research, Commercialization & Govt Organizations – SSL Design

DOE Releases L Prize Requirements

At Lightfair International 2008 in Las Vegas, the Department of Energy officially released the requirements for the Bright for Tomorrow Lighting Competition, also known as the L Prize. An award is given to the developer of the best solid state lighting replacement for the 60-Watt A-19, Edison base bulb, the …

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DOE Updates its Multi-Year Solid State Lighting R&D Plan

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has released its updated plan for solid state lighting research and development. The report describes the DOE’s plans during the period of FY’09 through FY’14 to implement its SSL mission which is as follows: “Guided by a Government-industry partnership, the mission is to …

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DOE Announces Round 4 Selections for SSL Core Technology and Product Development Funding Opportunities

The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), announced 13 selections for round 4 of the Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Core Technology Research and Product Development Funding Opportunity. NETL said that these selections are anticipated to significantly contribute to the goal of the SSL …

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Technology Strategy Board Invests £10m in Development of Lasers and High Brightness LEDs

In the fall of 2007, UK’s Technology Strategy board put out a call for proposals for its Advanced Lighting, Lasers and Displays competition. The Technology Strategy Board has allocated £10m to invest in industry-led collaborative research in technology such as lasers, high brightness LEDs, and (in-organic and/or organic) displays. According …

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President Bush Signs Law Mandating Incandescent Phase-Out

Today, President George Bush Signed H.R. 6, the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. In remarks to the press, the President said, “Today we make a major step with the Energy Independence and Security Act. We make a major step toward reducing our dependence on oil, confronting global climate …

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U.S. DOE to Have Live Webcast Outlining its 5-year SSL Commercialization Support Plan

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is sponsoring a series of live webcasts focused on key topics related to solid-state lighting. The first is a live 90-minute webcast on July 2, to provide an overview of its recently released 5-Year Solid-State Lighting Commercialization Support Plan. According to the DOE, its …

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DOE’s NETL Announces SSL Core Technology Research Grant Recipients, Product Development Selections, and Laboratory Selections

The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), announced eight selections for the Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Core Technology Research and Product Development Funding Opportunity. NETL reported that the selections are anticipated to significantly contribute to the goal of the SSL program. The program

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DOE’s NETL Announces SSL Core Technology Research Grant Recipients, Product Development Selections, and Laboratory Selections

The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), announced eight selections for the Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Core Technology Research and Product Development Funding Opportunity. NETL reported that the selections are anticipated to significantly contribute to the goal of the SSL program. The program’s …

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Noted Japanese Market Researcher and GaN Substrate Expert Last Minute Adds to Taiwan BLUE 2007 Speaker Lineup

We’re thrilled to announce two last minute additions to this year’s superb lineup of speakers at the 5th Annual Solid State Lighting Suppliers Conference (SSLS), otherwise known as BLUE 2007. The event runs from April 17th through 19th at the Ambassador Hotel in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Additions to the agenda are …

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