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PREIN Annual Event

PREIN Annual Event
The Flagship for Photonics Research and Innovation (PREIN) is one of the flagships funded by the Academy of Finland for 2019-2026. PREIN brings together the main actors of photonics research and innovation in Finland. In its annual event, PREIN presents the highlights of the flagship activities and invites researchers, stakeholders and anyone interested to discuss photonics research in Finland. PREIN is also OPD2023 event official partner.


15:00 – 15:15Coffee service
15:15 – 15:30Opening words, Director Goëry Genty / Tampere University (TAU)
15:30 – 16:00Resent research highlight: Assistant Professor Andreas Norrman / University of Eastern Finland (UEF) Quantum technologies
16:00 – 16:30Top 10 research results with global impact, Vice director Jyrki Saarinen / UEF
16:30 – 18:00PREIN Flagship Panel Discussion on Research and Industry collaboration
Moderator: Matti Mannonen, Executive Director, Innovation and Economic Policy, Technology Industries of Finland
Minna Hendolin, Director of Impact, UEF
Veli-Pekka Ihanus, Financial Manager, Business Finland
Seppo Honkanen, Professor, UEF & start-up entrepreneur
Samuli Siitonen, CTO, Nanocomp