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Information regarding COVID-19

Palo Alto, California & Tampere FINLAND, 19th March 2020 – Modulight, Inc. Dear Friends of Modulight laser family,Palo Alto, California & Tampere FINLAND, 19th March 2020 – Modulight, Inc. Dear Friends of Modulight laser family, We hope you and your loved ones are staying healthy and safe, despite the dramatic, ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Modulight is also affected by COVID-19, like many other companies, and in the following we would like to inform you about our status. Modulight operations Modulight laser fab can be operated almost in a vacuum for months despite what happens around us, with little or no external supplies. Our laser process recycles Continue reading →

Seppo Orsila nominated as CEO of Modulight

Palo Alto, California & Tampere FINLAND, 10th September 2019 – Modulight, Inc., a leading biomedical & semiconductor laser manufacturer, announced today nomination of Mr. Seppo Orsila as President & Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Orsila’s nomination is effective immediately. Dr. Petteri Uusimaa will simultaneously move to new role as Vice President, Chief Technology Officer of Modulight, Inc. The changes in leadership are part of continuous development as company continues to progress at accelerating pace. Dr. Uusimaa and Mr. Orsila continue to lead the company jointly as business partners and the largest Continue reading →

Modulight becomes exclusive supplier for BAUSCH + LOMB

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., December 04, 2018 – Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health company, and Modulight, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of lasers and optics for personalized medicine, announced the companies have entered into an exclusive agreement to collaborate and develop a new photodynamic laser specifically designed for use with Bausch + Lomb’s VISUDYNE® (verteporfin for injection) therapy. “Photodynamic therapy continues to be an important option for eye care professionals who treat choroidal neovascularization in patients who suffer from persistent disease activity, but the availability of lasers capable Continue reading →

Jyrki Liljeroos appointed as Senior Advisor for Modulight Board

Palo Alto, California & Tampere FINLAND, April 3, 2017 – Modulight, Inc., a leading biomedical laser manufacturer, announced nomination of Mr. Jyrki Liljeroos as a senior advisor to Board of Directors today. Mr. Liljeroos’s nomination is effective from 1st April, 2017. He will work with company’s board in all aspects of the business and bring his extensive experience to Modulight. Mr. Liljeroos has a wide experience on pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, and business strategy. He has been the CEO and Executive Chairman of Santen Finland for 20 years. Mr. Liljeroos has Continue reading →

Modulight releases a biomedical illumination system

San Jose, California & Tampere FINLAND, February 16, 2016 – Modulight, Inc., a leading biomedical laser manufacturer, announces today a biomedical illumination system ML8500. ML8500 – biomedical illumination system works seamlessly with Modulight’s ML7710 medical laser or optional internal ML6xxx series lasers. Operating the illumination system is very easy with an intuitive touch-screen interface and a programming through simple Excel® spreadsheet. ML8500 is a great tool for sequential illumination of multi-well sample plates and optional fluoresence imaging/measurement. Fully automatic system takes care of the rest. The product will also offer a Continue reading →

Rising star in immunotherapy

San Jose, California & Tampere FINLAND, September 15, 2015 – Modulight, Inc., a leading biomedical laser manufacturer, announces today a rising star in immunotherapy competition. The objective is to help clinicians and biomedical researchers below 35 years old to get their hands on the best possible tools to support photo immunotherapy. All clinicians, residents and biomedical researchers worldwide are eligible to participate the contest by submitting their application via web (research plan, CV and publication list). Final selection of the winner will be done by an independent board of Continue reading →

Modulight enters Israeli market in cooperation with Migvan

Tampere, January 22nd, 2004, Modulight, Inc. (Tampere, Finland) and Migvan Technologies & Engineering (Tel Aviv, Israel) signed today a representative agreement, which enables immediate availability of Modulight’s products into Israeli market. Modulight offers optoelectronic (OE) epiwafers, OE chips (lasers) and packaged laser components such as TO-cans and fiber pigtailed laser modules. Customized laser chips and foundry services are supporting well Modulight’s broad product and service portfolio. Modulight’s Fabry-Pérot and DFB laser dies, from lower speeds up to 10Gb/s, are available as standard products in volumes, Continue reading →

Modulight launches uncooled 1310 nm DFB laser

Tampere, October 31st, 2003 – Modulight, Inc. (Tampere, Finland) has today launched the first in series of uncooled DFB laser products that company has developed to address customer requests. The product is designed for SONET OC-3 to OC-48, SDH STM1 to STM-16, Gigabit Ethernet and Fiber Channel applications that require up to 2.5Gb/s transmission speed. The product has extremely stable performance over temperature range of 0 to 85 deg Centigrade and features a typical Side Mode Suppression Ratio (SMSR) of 43dB. The product has a Continue reading →

Modulight joins Finnish Ministerial delegation to Japan between 6th and 8th of October

Ms. Leena Luhtanen, the Finnish Minister of Transport and Communications will lead a Business Delegation visit to Japan in October, 6th-8th. The aim of the visit is to promote bilateral trade between Finland and Japan and to build relationships with high-level authorities and business leaders. Represented by Mr. Petteri Uusimaa, President & CEO, Modulight will join the business delegation together with other high-level representatives of well-known Finnish companies. Other participating companies of the delegation are Comptel, Cybelius Software, Elcoteq Japan, Elektrobit, Hantro Product, Jutel, Nokia, Continue reading →

Modulight gets ISO14001 certification

Tampere, Finland, July 2nd, 2003 – Modulight, Inc., a manufacturer of high- performance optical semiconductor components, today announced that it has successfully certified its ISO14001 environmental management system. “Environmental management system is fully integrated in the quality management system and it works very well. Environmental aspects have been identified and relevant programs developed for the significant ones. General awareness on environmental issues and related corporate responsibilities is high.” says Ms. Elina Selin, lead auditor from BVQI which continues as Modulight’s audit partner. “We have built the Continue reading →