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History

1994 Photonic Crystal research program started at Southampton University
1997 BTG committed to funding base IP
July 2001 BTG committed £2.8million initial funding
Mesophotonics formed with 7 founders from Southampton University
Jan 2002 Initial modelling and characterisation milestones met
Oct 2002 Detailed technical milestones met
Nov 2003   US Patent 6640034 issued and published in the USA giving fundamental coverage of the transmission of light by photonic crystals
Dec 2003   Quester lead 2nd round funding of £5.5million with Auriga Partners, BTG and NIF Ventures Co Ltd.