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 take place at Photonics Center or in the Futura building on the UEF campus nearby.

Mon 7. November: Photonics Center opening day 

The grand opening of Joensuu Photonics Center for guests and media consists of high level speakers and presentations followed by a course in the Application of Photonics as well as a conference programme for industry professionals.

Tue 8. November: Seminar on Metrology for XR & Freeform Optics 

The purpose is to present the know-how and possibilities in metrology for XR and freeform optics in Finland. In addition, manufacturing and especially the needs for XR and freeform optics metrology are presented. This full day seminar is free but registration is needed. The seminar takes place in Futura (F100) – UEF Campus (nearby Photonics Center). Read more about the event and registration here.

Wed 9.- Thur 10. November: Forest & Photonics 2022

Forest & Photonics is a unique professional two-day event that brings together the forest and technology experts to network, collaborate and share their experiences, challenges and solutions. Forest & Photonics takes place in Futura (F100) – UEF Campus (nearby Photonics Center). The event is organized in collaboration with Business Joensuu, Photonics Finland and the three flagships: PREIN, FinnCERES and UNITE. Read more and register here.

Fri 11. November: Open House at the Photonics Center

Friday’s programme consists of public lectures and presentations as well as workshops for example in Hyperspectral image acquisition. Anyone is welcome to visit Photonics Center and take part in the programme. Open presentation of Photonics Center at 9:00, 10:00 and 11:00 (Metria-building, Yliopistokatu 7, Joensuu)

About the Photonics Center

Photonics Center offers a unique operating environment for photonics companies, researchers and service providers. Attached to the UEF campus in Joensuu, at the heart of business, research and technology, Photonics Center offers companies the experts, facilities and joint equipment needed to grow and develop their business. With Photonics Center businesses can shorten the time-to-market for their products and services. Photonics Center forms a commercial platform that attracts business and photonics expertise in the Joensuu region and supports the growth, networking and internationalization of existing photonics companies.

In the framework of InnoCities, Joensuu will take 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. Read more here.

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