March 14, 2014 – Blacksburg, VA – Prime Photonics, LC, announced today that it has been selected for a Phase II Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) award by NASA to develop devices based on its novel magnetothermal-powered pump technology. The Prime Photonics technology requires no electricity to operate, resulting in thermal-powered fluidic pumps that can be used in a wide range of thermal control applications ranging from solar cells to advanced microelectronic devices. The Phase II project was one of 98 selected nationwide by NASA.
June 5, 2013 – Blacksburg, VA – Prime Photonics, LC, announced today that Pentair Thermal Management will begin offering the Prime Photonics fiber optic-based FOCIS™ Turbine Blade Tip Timing product line as an addition to the existing Capacisense product offerings. Also included in the 3-way partnership is EDAS, Inc., a leading supplier of high cycle fatigue and vibration test solutions and provider of blade tip timing software solutions.
December 3, 2010 – Blacksburg, VA – Prime Photonics, LC, announced today that it has been identified by the US Army for participation in the Army Commercialization Pilot Program (CPP) for 2011. Limited to 25 participants from approximately 500 candidate companies, the goal of the Army CPP is to assist small businesses in commercializing new technologies and in transitioning them into US Army applications.
December 13, 2012 – Blacksburg, VA – Prime Photonics, LC, announced today that it has been identified by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) for participation in the State Trade and Export Promotion Grant (STEP) program. Limited to 16 participants from eligible Virginia companies, the goal of the STEP program is to help small businesses generate new export revenues and create new jobs in Virginia.
Agreement delivers extension of fiber optical measurement portfolio
October 25, 2010 – Morganville, NJ - Lios Technology Inc, the leading provider of OFDR distributed temperature measurement systems; today announced a strategic partnership agreement with Prime Photonics LC, a technology leader in extreme environment sensor solutions for the commercial and military product marketplace.