Science and Education

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Honorary Members

The honorary Membership is awarded to individuals in recognition and gratitude of their outstanding longtime commitment and in appreciation of their particular merits to Photonics BW and the optical technologies in Baden-Württemberg.

Herr Dr. Augustin Siegel

Herr Dr. Helmut Selbach

Herr Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rudolf Steiner


Herr Prof. Dr.-Ing. Helmut Hügel

Herr Prof. Dr. Hans Tiziani

Herr Dr.-Ing. E.h. Paul Seiler

2000 - 2009 Chairman at Photonics BW
Longtime Head of Corporate Research at Carl Zeiss

2004 - 2009 Vice Chairman at Photonics BW
Former longtime Managing Director at Polytec GmbH

Former Head of the Institute of Laser Technologies in Medicine and Metrology at the University of Ulm and longtime moderator of our AG Optics in Medicine and Biotechnology

Former Head of the Institut für Strahlwerkzeuge der University of Stuttgart

former head of the Institute of Applied Optics of the University of Stuttgart

Former Managing Director at TRUMPF Laser GmbH + Co. KG in Schramberg

Become a Member

Members benefit from a number of advantages, offered by Photonics BW:

  • A central office serving as contact for developers, manufactures, users and lecturers
  • Substantial work in working groups  with regards to different disciplines of optical technologies
  • Prospects for further education
  • Activities in marketing and PR
  • Initiation and support of joint projects and co-operations
  • Transfer of knowledge and technology
  • Offers for further training in subjects relating to optical technologies
  • Representation of interests for the members
  • National and international exhibition appearances with joint booths
  • Intersectoral platform for personal contacts
  • Supporting start-ups
  • Promotion of young talents
  • Project Administration on behalf of the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung GmbH
  • Promotion of the trialogue between economy, science and politics

Are you interested in a network of strong partners? Contact us! To download our membership application form please click on the right.