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New market studies substantiate outstanding success of key technology photonics

28.07.2017 See the most important key figures at a glance and download the complete study

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Photonics21 Study shows growth potential of the European photonics industry

13.07.2017 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.

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Press release: New market studies substantiate outstanding success of key technology photonics

26.06.2017 Light technologies provide tremendous potential for growth and innovation, as shown by two new studies by VDMA and Photonics21. Strong core areas, impressive growth rates far above the gross domestic product and high expenditures on research and development indicate successful outlooks up to the year 2020.

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40 Studierende erleben die faszinierende Welt der Biophotonik

11.03.2016 Mit welchen optischen Technologien kann man Leben in seinen kleinsten Abläufen beobachten, Krankheiten früher als jemals zuvor erkennen und gar mit Licht heilen? Wie funktioniert eigentlich das „Augen lasern“? Diesen und weiteren spannenden Fragen gehen 40 Studenten in Heidelberg bei der Photonik-Akademie 2016 unter dem diesjährigen Motto „Biophotonik“ nach.

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Photonik-Community arbeitet in Europa noch stärker zusammen

18.01.2016 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.

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07.11.2012

Who we are...

The Photonics Forum is a thematically oriented platform, which bundles the Working Groups and Associations within VDMA in the fields of photonics technology. Find out who we are…

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06.11.2012

...and what we can offer

We conjointly stick up for the future of the key technology photonics in Germany

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01.11.2012

What is photonics, actually?

Light is not only a means of illuminating the darkness - photoncis offer much more than that. Let's see...

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05.11.2012

Photonics - a growth market

This future-oriented key technology harbours great potential! See some facts and figures...

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What is photonics, actually?
Photonics - a growth market
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