strengthening strengths

crosslinking knowledge

creating additional values

establishing contacts

Photonics BW

Photonics BW e.V. was founded in July 2000 as a non-profit organisation, with the aim of promoting optical technologies in Baden-Württemberg. In the years 2001 to 2009, funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Photonics BW evolved to be the competence network for optical technologies in Baden-Württemberg. Today, Photonics BW counts 90 members  from industry, SME, Start-Ups, Research and consulting institutions.

Photonics BW acts as a cross-industry platform for intensive professional exchange on photonics and quantum technologies. The innovation network is open to all companies as well as research and educational institutions with a connection to optical technologies - both as manufacturers and users. Working groups as expert meetings on key topics of optical technologies are a central component. Photonics BW is pleased to support and initiate cooperations and to take on the project management for funded projects.

Photonics BW is commissioned by the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung gGmbH to act as a project management organisation for research programmes in the field of photonics. As a central point of contact, we support the project sponsor and supervise the research projects throughout their entire duration. Another focus of Photonics BW's work is the exchange with international partners of the photonics industry. For continuous further development in the field of optical technologies, Photonics BW regularly organises advanced training seminars on "Optics Design and Simulation", "Illumination Optics", "Optical Characterisation" and "Innovation Management". Photonics BW also offers young people guidance by means of the Photonics BW study guide and the brochure for apprenticeships in optical technologies, as well as with the brochure "Women in Photonics", which presents female specialists and managers as role models.

Innovation Networks

Photonics BW is member of OptecNet Deutschland e.V., the nationwide association of the eight regional innovation networks for optical technologies.

 

Wetzlar Network

The industrial network for the optics, electronics and mechanics sectors aims to strengthen the regional economic area and actively promote its development.

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HansePhotonik e.V.

is the regional competence network for optical technologies in the North of Germany.

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OpTecBB e.V.

Optical technologies from Berlin and Brandenburg.

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OpTech-Net e.V.

Since 2001, the OpTech-Net e.V. has supported companies, universities and research institutes in the field of optical technologies in North Rhine-Westphalia as an innovation network.

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OptecNet Deutschland e.V.

The federal association of Germany's seven regional optical technologies innovation networks.

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bayern photonics e.V.

Good ideas need good contacts.

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optonet e.V.

represents 100 players of Thuringia´s photonics industry and offers a platform for networking and cooperation.

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PhotonicNet GmbH

the name says it all: we are the innovative photonic s network in Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt.

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Events

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OASIS8 - International conference & Exhibition on Optics & Electro-Optics

OASIS8, a large conference on optics and electro optics, that will be held in Tel Aviv, ISRAEL, on 12-13 December 2022.It is the 8th in the series of highly successful bi-annual conferences that...
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11.12.2022 - 12.12.2022

News

Here you can find current news from companies, universities, research institutes and the seven regional Innovation Networks for Optical Technologies in Germany.

Aquisition of a 100% shareholding in Kimsoptec in Korea

Instrument Systems GmbH (Instrument Systems), a German manufacturer of high-precision spectroradiometers, cameras and complex display and light measurement systems, has extended its core business segments Display Testing and Optical Measurement through the acquisition of a Korean manufacturer of display measurement systems.

A share purchase agreement has been signed to acquire a 100 % shareholding in Kimsoptec Co., Ltd. (Kimsoptec), a display measurement equipment manufacturer and exclusive distributor of the Instrument Systems product...

To further expand its offering to its customers, SphereOptics is now partnering...

THE FUTURE IS HERE – how eagleyard became an innovative, successful and...

New release of industry-leading design software

for photonic components and...

Optical microsystems are forging the Path of Light: The photonic systems of the...

Using fewer resources, avoiding electronic waste, and saving energy: This is...

Built to take the heat: While conventional sensors reach breaking point at...

Quantum technology and ultrafast computers using superconductors are no longer a...

Jobs

OptecNet offers Germany´s only job board with information about career opportunities in the photonics industry.

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Product Manager (m/f/d), Technical Product Management for AR/VR testing solutions

Instrument Systems GmbH | Working location: München | 28.09.2022
With the development of high-precision array spectrometers, colorimeters and sophisticated systems and software solutions, Munich based Instrument Systems is setting worldwide standards in the field...