Swissphotonics is the Swiss National Thematic Network (NTN) for photonics. 

It is the declared goal of Swissphotonics to improve the competitiveness of its members through the support of the innovation forces, by
  • Organizing Events: Workshops to foster the interaction within the innovation community, roundtables to address challenges and we support conferences to provide opportunities for communicating leading edge information. 
  • Supporting eight Labs which act as center of competence and provide single point of contact service and support to SMEs.
  • Informing about Swiss and European strategic Research agendas, research platforms and initiatives.
  • Providing information about Funding opportunities as well as supporting to access them.
Swissphotonics is a non-profit association, registered under "Verein Schweizer Laser und Photonik Netz". The activities of Swissphotonics are supported by the Swiss innovation promotion agency CTI under the NTN initiative.


LpS 2017, Bregenz
3.2.2017; Call for Papers
Website update
19.10.2016: Adding Link to SSSL labor
Int. Year of the Light 2015
Final report now available
12.01.2017, Luzern, Campus Horw
Photonics21 / EU - Updates
Latest update: 18.10.2016
Photonics21 infos now visible in main menu
Open job positions
Update 01.12.2016: Job position at ASULAB
Photonics Industry Analysis Report
from SPIE including Switzerland data
EPIC - Photonics industry meets at golf course
30 June 2017, Munich, following Laser World of Photonics exhibition


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