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Experienced project manager joins the Optalysys team

The optical computing company Optalysys Ltd welcomes Simon Goodwin to the team as Project Manager. Simon is a highly experienced project manager, having worked in a wide variety of industries over the last 20 years. Leaving university with a degree in Chemistry he progressed from a graduate trainee role to a career delivering large infrastructure and […]

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Optical Processing Pioneer wins Project with DARPA

Cambridge University spin-out Optalysys has been awarded a $350k grant for a 13-month project from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).  The project will see the company advance their research in developing and applying their optical co-processing technology to solving complex mathematical equations. These equations are relevant to large-scale scientific and engineering simulations […]

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Chairman James Duez speaks about the power of optical technology

Chairman James Duez spoke to The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) earlier this week about the power of optical technology and how it is revolutionising Big Data analysis. Optalysys recently demonstrated its third generation prototype to an audience of around 60 bioinformaticians at TGAC and discussed specifically how Optalysys technology is being implemented through a joint […]

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Seeing the future – an interactive seminar

On the 5th November 2015, Optalysys is running an interactive seminar at The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) in Norwich which includes a demo of its light speed optical processing technology. Earlier in the year, Optalysys joined forces with TGAC to work towards building a new Genetic Search System (GENESYS). The project is set to run […]

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New Opening: Research and Development Engineer
Optalysys is seeking a talented and enthusiastic research and development engineer to join this pioneering team.
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Bioinformatician joins Optalysys team

Optalysys welcomes bioinformatician Dr William Rowe to the team.  William will focus on the applications for Optalysys’s first commercial product which uses optical processing technology to perform genetic sequence alignment (see Project GENESYS for more information). William holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from UMIST; examining the potential of surfactants and other multiphase materials in the […]

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December 2016 Newsletter

Welcome to the Optalysys December 2016 Newsletter – your regular update on the latest developments in optical computing.  In this edition we cover our participation at supercomputing conference SC16 in Salt Lake City, UT, USA, an announcement that we have been accepted to present a demonstration at the bioinformatics conference AGBT in February 2017 in Miami, FL, USA, […]

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Optalysys welcomes new Administrative Assistant

Millie Harrison has joined the Optalysys team as Administration Assistant.  She studied at Minsthorpe Community College (a specialist Science College) and went on to complete an apprenticeship in level 2 Business and Administration from 2014 to 2016 with a publishing company, where she was offered a permanent position. Millie’s ambition is to always achieve high standards […]

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