New Board of Photonics Finland

Chairman of the BoardTimo Vuorenpää, Senop Ltd. Deputy ChairmanJuha Toivonen, Tampere University Veli-Pekka Leppänen, Nanocomp Ltd.(Deputy Petri Stenberg, Dispelix Ltd.) Niklas Saxen, Edmund Optics Ltd.,(Deputy Jyrki Huttunen, Oplatek Group Ltd.) Ulla Haapanen, Modulight Ltd.(Deputy Lasse Orsila, Modulight Ltd.) Pertti Ikäläinen, Huawei,(Deputy Jouko Korppi-Tommola, JY) Heidi Piili, LUT,(Deputy Antti Isomäki, Helsinki University) Kim Grundström, Kimmy Photonics […]

Markus Pessa Photonics Finland kunniajäseneksi

Photonics Finland on kutsunut professori Markus Pessan kunniajäsenekseen. Markus Pessa on optoelektroniikan ja lasertutkimuksen kehittäjä, joka toimi vuodesta 1976 alkaen Tampereen teknillisen yliopiston fysiikan professorina ja Optoelektroniikan tutkimuskeskus ORC:n johtajana vuoden 2009 lopulle saakka. Pessan johdolla ORC kehittyi yhdeksi merkittävimmistä yliopistollisista yhdistepuolijohteiden tutkimuskeskuksista Euroopassa. Professori Pessan saavutukset perustuvat erityisesti MBE-tekniikan kehittämiseen ja soveltamiseen yhdistepuolijohteiden atomikerroksittaiseen valmistamiseen. Tällaisia kerrosrakenteita käytetään […]

Photonics Finland – Modulight is the Photonics Company of the Year 2019

Photonics Finland has selected Modulight, Inc., who specialize  in lasers and optics for medical devices, as the Photonics Company of the Year 2019. Their newest innovation is a medical laser device for treatments of cancer. The award was nominated by Finnish photonics industry association, Photonics Finland. The theme for the award is changing each year, […]

Laser World of Photonics 2021 Photonics Finland pavilion Registration is now open!

LASER World of PHOTONICS is a trade fair for innovative technology that focuses on the entire range of existing applications. Because it deals with a key crossover technology, LASER also addresses other important industrial sectors such as material processing, measuring, testing and inspection, optical data transmission and lasers in medicine. LASER`s special significance is due […]

University of Eastern Finland enhances university-​business collaboration in doctoral education

This article in Finnish Here The University of Eastern Finland has launched a new shared doctoral student position system that seeks to strengthen links to the world of work in doctoral education. In a call opened today, the university is inviting applications for a total of 20 early stage researcher positions in all fields and […]

Open Position in Photonics Finland: Project Manager

Photonics Finland is searching for an enthusiastic person for the role of project manager in business development projects. Photonics Finland (PF) is the single point of contact for photonics ecosystem/network in Finland. PF is both scientific and industrial society. It has a strong commitment to promoting photonics for the general public and as well as […]

Suomen huipputeknologian kasvulukemat ovat valoisaa luettavaa

Suomalainen korkean luokan teknologia fotoniikka elää maailman myrskyistä huolimatta jatkuvaa nousukautta. Uunituoreen tutkimuksen mukaan ala on kasvanut viime vuosien aikana merkittävästi. Fotoniikka-alan yritysten liikevaihto on kasvanut vajaassa neljässä vuodessa yli 40%, mikä tarkoittaa noin 12% prosentin vuosivauhtia vuodesta 2016 alkaen. Tänä vuonna yritysten liikevaihto kohoaa jo 1,2 miljardiin euroon, josta suurin osa tulee viennistä. Samalla […]

2.1 million EUR funding for photonics company Hypermemo

Hypermemo Oy, a company developing laser cutting technology in Joensuu, Finland has received EUR 2.1 million of EIC Accelerator funding. The funding supports companies with a high market and growth potential in their attempts to commercialise new innovative products or solutions. Companies receiving funding are expected to have an international turnover of up to hundreds […]

OPD2020 postponed due to Coronavirus risk

Photonics Finland regrets to announce that the OPD2020 will be postponed to a later date due to coronavirus epidemic and regulations affecting the event venue. Photonics Finland will follow the situation closely and informs about the new date and venue of OPD2020 as soon as possible, however before 15.4.2020. We are sorry about the inconvenience […]

OPD2020: JOB FAIR registrations are open!

The 2020 Optics & Photonics Days are held in Turku on 25.5.-27.5., and for the second time, a Job Fair will be organized during the event! Focusing on networking between the future talent and the prominent figures of Optics & Photonics in Finland and abroad, the Job Fair of OPD2020 brings together students, professionals and companies to form connections and […]

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