Young Talent Working Group - "Photonik Campus Deutschland"
11.01.2013 The VDMA is partner of the young talent initiative in the field of photonics, which is supported by the German Ministry of Education and Research and cooperates with the German economy, industry and politics. The platform “Photonik Campus Deutschland” is intended for ensuring qualified young talents in the future. For more information, see here…
Berthold Leibinger prize awards excellent laser research
02.10.2014 For the 8th time the international renowned Leibinger Prizes award outstanding researchers for laser technology research and development.
Fraunhofer ISE is prize winner of the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2014
12.05.2014 Dr. Ralf Preu and his team from Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE have got the first place of the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2014 provided with 10.000 € prize money.
Three Finalists of the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2014
24.04.2014 The international jury of the Innovation Award Laser Technology 2014 has selected 3 finalists: From online control of penetration depth in laser welding via femto-second laser printer up to laser fired contacts in silicon solar cells.
Photonics is also a growth engine in the EU: in 2015, the European sector invested almost 10 billion euros in innovation. By 2020, 42,000 new jobs will be created.
Auf der Sitzung des Entscheidungsgremiums Board-of-Stakeholders (BoS) der Europäi-schen Technologieplattform Photonics21 Ende November wurden vier neue Task-Forces gegründet. Diese widmen sich zukünftig wichtigen strategischen Themen der Öffentlich-Privaten-Partnerschaft der Photonik-Plattform und sollen die Kooperation mit der Europä-ischen Kommission unterstützen.
In spring 2014 the European Photonics Industry assembled to its Annual Meeting in Brussels. EU commissioner Neelie Kroes approved of the new Photonics Public Private Partnership as an investment in the economic future of Europe.
The prize appreciated the outstanding research and development of young scientists in the fields of laser diodes for optical data connections and thin film solar cells.
The European Technology Platform Photonics21 took a major step towards the realization of a Photonics “Public-Private-Partnership”…
On occasion of the 2013 Annual Meeting of the European Technology Platform Photonic21on 29/30 April in Brussels, industry representatives renewed their commitment to a Public-Private Partnership in Photonics as part of the European Framework Programme Horizon 2020.