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. 


Results of the Finnish Photonics Research Survey are out
Jun 16, 2020, 12:09 AM
PREIN is highly appreciated among researchers with 89% of the respondents having a positive opinion of the Flagship initiative
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Join the Photonics in Finland -webinar June 24th
Jun 16, 2020, 3:21 PM
Join the free webinar to hear about current issues in photonics, including the industry survey results.
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New start-up Plasmonics Oy designs novel nanoparticles to fight pandemic
Jun 3, 2020, 9:08 AM
A new start-up related to the Flagship for Photonics Research and Innovation creates self-disinfecting coating solutions.
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Finnish photonics research survey is open 
Jun 2, 2020, 11:53 AM
The survey was opened on May 19, and there is still time to answer until June 10. 
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Photonics Education in the Future – webinar on Wednesday May 6th
Apr 24, 2020, 1:28 PM
Register now to join the Photonics Education in the Future – webinar on Wednesday May 6th. There is programme in Finnish and English.
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PREIN Workshop Light Field Control arranged in Autumn 2020
Jan 23, 2020, 10:31 AM
PREIN workshop “Light Field Control” has been postponed until such a time that the situation is back to normal and travel bans are lifted.
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International Workshop on Nanocarbon Photonics and Optoelectronics in July 
Feb 13, 2020, 11:02 AM
The 8th International Workshop on Nanocarbon Photonics and Optoelectronics (NPO2020) is still planned to take place July 26-31, 2020 at the Holiday…
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Course on Fundamental Optical Design in March and April
Feb 13, 2020, 11:32 AM
Follow up on the information about organising the course on the course web site
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