PREIN is a Photonics Research and Innovation platform focusing on light-based solutions from scientific excellence to industrial and societal impact. PREIN partners are worldwide leaders in photonics.

Photonics and light-based technologies play a central role in all areas of modern life, including in telecommunications, biomedicine, health care, energy and environment, manufacturing, and consumer products.

NOTE! The COVID-19 related restrictive measures have affected PREIN  events. Events have been either postponed, cancelled or organised on-line. 


PREIN events in autumn 2020
Aug 14, 2020, 9:52 AM
New updates to the autumn 2020 events! Read about the events organised on-line and face-to face.
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The  Photonics4 -series continues in autumn 2020
Sep 24, 2020, 9:27 AM
Photonics Finland and PREIN organise a series of webinars on topical themes related to photonics. Check out the plans for autumn 2020.
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The Optics & Photonics Days 2020 cancelled
Aug 21, 2020, 9:22 AM
OPD2020 is cancelled due to increased Covid-19 risk. The annual PREIN meeting at OPD is also cancelled.
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Aalto University granted seed funding for ten innovative and collaborative photonics research proposals
Aug 17, 2020, 2:30 PM
Seed funding for innovative photonics projects was granted in July to stimulate cooperation between PREIN partners.
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Applications of photonics in interactive webinars with company presentations
Sep 28, 2020, 4:31 PM
Join for an event or for the whole series of company presentations on photonics applications
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PREIN on-line workshop Light Field Control October 9, 2020
Sep 17, 2020, 2:29 PM
Register now for the PREIN workshop “Light Field Control” organised on-line
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Industry-​University Collaboration virtual morning coffee on photonics on August 25th
Aug 17, 2020, 3:08 PM
University of Eastern Finland organises an on-line discussion event on photonics.
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Aug 13, 2020, 2:37 PM
Join the free webinar to hear about current issues in photonics, including the industry survey results.
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