Presented to: An individual, or group of up to four
Scope: To recognize significant contributions to the photonics industry through sustained entrepreneurship and/or leadership in the successful commercial introduction of photonics systems, devices, applications and/or photonics global market.
Prize: Certificate and cash Honorarium
Basis for judging: The evaluation will be based on factors such as the demonstrated impact of the specific innovation or technology advancement, the global acceptance and take-up of the specific product(s) and services, the extent of the nominee’s global recognition, and contributions to the photonics industry through the establishment of new directions and applications in the photonics field. These achievements should have been accomplished in a prior time frame sufficient to permit evaluation of their lasting impact.
This is the first year we will be recognizing an individual with the IEEE Photonics Society Industry Achievement Award. We will provide updates on our award honoree after the inaugural presentation in 2023.