Modulight news & articles

In vitro illumination using ML8500: osmium-based anticancer photosensitizer with highest hypoxic activity reported to date

Basic Info of the Study Research by: University of Texas at Arlington, US. One of the leading groups in photoactive drug discovery. Developed first clinical-level rubidium-based PS (TLD-1433), now in Theralase-sponsored Phase 2 trials for bladder cancer. Modulight products: ML8500 (445 nm, 525 nm, 630 nm, 753 nm, 810 nm) Laser use: Photoactive drug discovery Dr. Sherri McFarland (see her referral of Modulight) Research topics: Medicinal inorganic chemistry and drug discovery. Special interest in synthesis of novel transition metal complexes and studying their interactions with light Continue reading →

Modulight releasing new 9xx nm diode laser platforms for pumping applications

Palo Alto, California & Tampere FINLAND, 26th February 2021 – Modulight, Inc., a leading biomedical & semiconductor laser manufacturer, will release new product platforms at Photonics West 2021. There is increasing demand for higher brightness, higher efficiency and reliable components for fiber lasers in material processing. To address the demand Modulight, who has 20 years of experience with high power pump lasers, is releasing new 9xxnm high power diode laser platforms targeted especially for fiber laser pumping. New diode platforms are optimized for high brightness, high efficiency and lower operating voltage. Continue reading →

Protected: Monitoring tissue responses to vascular-targeted PDT (VTP) in high resolution

Basic Info of the Study Research by: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is one of the world’s premier cancer centers, collaborating with Weizmann Institute of Science research group. Modulight products: ML7710 (753 nm) Laser use: Study effects of vascular-targeted PDT (VTP) in mouse xenograft models Link to the study: Dr. Kwanghee Kim Dr. Avigdor Scherz   Vascular-targeted photodynamic therapy Vascular-targeted photodynamic therapy (VTP) is the latest form of PDT. It was initially developed by Avigdor Scherz (Weizmann Institute of Science), and it’s now owned by Steba Continue reading →

Information regarding COVID-19

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 →

Press releases archive


16 Sep 2015 Rising star in immunotherapy competition »

28 Jan 2015 Modulight launches the world’s first multi indication CE and ETL certified medical laser »

09 Sep 2014 Modulight ML7710-PDT laser platform CB testing completed »

30 Jan 2014 Modulight broadens their OEM laser system family to single-mode and multi-wavelength laser modules »

14 Nov 2013Modulight launches a product family for photodynamic therapy »

29 Aug 2013Modulight launches a turnkey OEM laser system platform to photodynamic therapy »

20 Jun 2013Kalle Palomaki nominated to Modulight Board »

28 Jan 2013Modulight launches new 1W RGB LimeLight laser modules with the smallest form factor in the industry »

01 Nov 2012Medical Design Briefs: Therapeutic Laser Systems Improve Quality of Life and Save in Healthcare »

17 Apr2012Modulight receives a contract for manufacturing CE certified medical laser systems for cancer therapy »

15 Nov 2011Modulight expands LimeLight product family with blue wavelength »

06 Oct 2011Modulight receives ISO 13485:2003 certification for medical laser manufacturing »

19 May 2011Modulight releases multi-chip red laser modules for industrial, display and medical applications »

20 Jan 2011LimeLight laser systems on display in Photonics West at booth #4635 »

13 Jan 2011Modulight adds features and scales up power from FiberLight product platform »

11 Nov 2010Modulight releases OEM laser systems for medical and industrial applications »

16 Sep 2010Modulight releases high-power single-mode lasers at 1310-1650nm for OTDR »

25 Aug 2010Modulight celebrates 10 years anniversary with 35% growth in business »

26 May 2010Modulight welcomes summer by releasing a series of colourful and powerful mounted single-emitters »

30 Apr 2010Modulight appoints new partners in Italy and Singapore »


10 Dec 2009Modulight turning Christmas all red, by adding new red lasers to ChiliLase product »

21 Oct 2009Modulight lasers launched to space on ESA’s SMOS satellite mission »

06 Oct 2009Modulight appoints distribution partner in the United Kingdon and Republic of Ireland »

20 May 2009Modulight establishes distribution partner in China and wins new contract for laser display application »

14 May 2009Modulight celebrates spring by releasing a series of colourful Butterfly lasers »

02 Apr 2009Modulight announces 7 Watt 635nm Conduction Cooled Diode Laser; Applications include Laser Display, Medical, and Illumination »

26 Jan 2009Modulight “FiberLight”, the platform for fiber-coupled high-power lasers from 635 nm to 1550 nm »

14 Nov 2008Modulight introduces “SparkLight”, the turnkey platform for high-power lasers »

06 Nov 2008Modulight scales up power to 20 W at 1470 nm »

11 Sep 2008Modulight receives 2008 Frost & Sullivan Award for North American Laser Diode Emerging Company of the Year »

04 Sep 2008A new generation of high-power collimated laser modules shines from Modulight »

28 Aug 2008Modulight introduces 1470 nm high-power lasers »

19 Jun 2008Modulight introduces 830 nm high-power lasers »

29 May 2008Modulight to continue supply agreement with Vaisala for meteorological applications »

08 May 2008Modulight to develop high-brightness pump laser technology for European Space Agency »

06 Mar 2008Modulight’s RangerLase provides up to 20 W laser power at 1550 nm »

01 Feb 2008ROAD MONITORING: Laser systems monitoring slipperiness of roadways (Laser Focus World, February 2008) »

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