The European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) is seeking nominations for their annual Phoenix Award. The organization’s board of directors will review qualified applications and select a photonics company that exemplifies the challenges and merits of entrepreneurship. The award will be presented next year at EPIC’s general assembly. Proposals should be sent before Aug. 29 to Carlos Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org and include the history of the company, some examples of hardships the company has faced and key success factors. Nominees must operate in Europe, be active in the field of photonics and have been profitable in the last three years. For more information, visit www.epic-assoc.com.