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Optics & Photonics Days 2023 will be held in Joensuu

Save the Date: OPD 2023 The annual Photonics Finland Main Event, Optics and Photonics Days (OPD) 2023 will be held 30. May – 1. June 2023 in University of Eastern Finland (UEF) campus, Joensuu, Finland. OPD offers a unique opportunity to learn from interesting Academic and Industry presentations,…

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Two representatives from Joensuu have been elected to take part in the decision-making for European photonics priorities

Joensuu’s status as a leading European level photonics cluster is again strengthened as professor Jyrki Saarinen from University of Eastern Finland and executive director Juha Purmonen from Photonics Finland have been elected into the Board of Stakeholders of Photonics21. The European Technology…

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Open house at Joensuu Photonics Center on Friday 11th November 2022

Welcome to the officially opened Joensuu Photonics Center! Open presentation of Photonics Center at 9:00, 10:00 and 11:00 on Friday 11th November. Photonics is the generation, transmission and utilization of light and other electromagnetic radiation. Photonics offers solutions to the global…

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Forest & Photonics 2022

Registration for Forest & Photonics 2022 is now open!

Forest & Photonics is a unique professional event that brings together the forest and technology experts to network, collaborate and share their experiences, challenges and solutions. Forest&Photonics 2022 is held at the UEF campus, nearby Photonics Center  (Futura-building, Yliopistokatu…

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Photonics Center Opening Week 7.-11. November 2022

Join us this November in Joensuu for Photonics Week!  7.-11. November 2022 starting with the official opening of Joensuu Photonics Center, the week’s programme consists of top presentations and case examples from industry and research as well as workshops and networking events. The events will…

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Joensuu takes the lead in strengthening the photonics innovation ecosystem in Finland

Lead projects promote partnerships between regions in the development of the digital green transition and future technologies. Sustainable energy, industry, models of production and consumption and health and wellbeing in life are the common themes of the ecosystem agreements of the InnoCities. The…

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Chipmetrics Photonics Center

The fast-growing technology start-up Chipmetrics moved to Photonics Center

In August, Photonics Center received a new business resident as Chipmetrics Oy moved to the centre's premises. Founded in 2019, the company has started its business rapidly: last year's turnover was already over EUR 700,000.   Chipmetrics’ CEO Mikko Utriainen is looking forward to testing Photonics…

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Innovation Business Joensuu

Investors believe that SeeTrue Technologies has the potential to become a leading company in its sector – The Start Up Fund Joensuu and the North Karelia Growth Fund have both invested EUR 100,000 in the eye tracking technology company.

SeeTrue Technologies specialises in eye tracking technology: the company produces solutions for various applications based on the company’s software and electronics development. The Start Up Fund Joensuu and the North Karelia Growth Fund have both invested EUR 100,000 in the company. In addition,…

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Optics and Photonics Days (OPD 2022) in Tampere 6-8th September, 2022

Optics and Photonics Days (OPD 2022), the annual key event in the area of Optics and Photonics in Finland will be held in Tampere 6-8th September, 2022. OPD2022 offers an unique opportunity to learn from interesting presentations, network with companies, students and researchers in the field of…

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Photonics events in Joensuu, April and May

Spectral Imaging and its Applications demo course - 20 April 2022 (online training on 16 April) Photonics Finland / Photon Hub project organizes ‘Spectral Imaging and its Applications’ demo course. This course is provided in collaboration with the Computational Spectral Imaging Lab of University of…

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