Nordic Photonics Forum meeting May 26, 2021

Nordic Photonics Forum meeting


In cooperation with PhotonicsSweden this meeting on May 26, 2021 at 15:00 – 18:00 will discuss topics that introduce opportunities for Nordic photonics and promote Nordic photonics. Opprotunities for Baltic collaboration will also be discussed.

The event is organised on-line and is free of charge.
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Preliminary Program

15:00 – 15:10 “Introduction and welcome by PhotonicSweden and Photonics Finland ”
  Photonics in a European perspective
15:10 – 15:25 “Photonics Public Private Partnership Photonics21 and the European (political) Photonics landscape”
Markus Wilkens, Head of Operations Photonics21
15:25 – 15:55 PhotonHub Europe, innovation chances for Nordic and Baltic SMEs”
Hugo Thienpont, Director VUB Brussels and coordinator PhotonHub Europe
15:55 – 16:05 Q&A
  Photonics in a Swedish perspective
16:05 – 16:5 Visual Sweden, innovations cluster with a focus on visualization and image analysis with applications in industry, medicine and society, Anders Carlsson, Process Manager Visual Sweden
Towards future food production: Which role plays photonic technology?, Per Frankelius, Process Leader, Agtech 2030 hosted by Linköping University
Calls for Research and Innovation projects – A strategic innovation program for increasing competitiveness and growth in Swedish industry & International collaborations,
Magnus Svensson & Thorbjörn Ebefors, Smarter Electronic Systems
Photonics related ventures within Vinnova,
Bertrand Noharet, Programme Manager, Vinnova
  Photonics in a Finnish perspective
17:00 – 17:40 Photonics flagship programme – Photonics Research and Innovation (PREIN), Goëry Genty, Director, PREIN Flagship
Business Finland funding + Sustainable Manufacturing Finland programme, Toni Mattila, Program Director, Sustainable Manufacturing Finland, Business Finland
Photonics Center – Collaboration for Business and Research, Pauliina Pikkujämsä, Director, Invest in and relocation services, Business Joensuu
  Photonics in a Baltic perspective
17:40 – 18:00 Preliminary:  ”Baltic Photonics Cluster” Speaker tbc.
  Discussions on possible collaborations

Networking and discussions about collaboration in the Nordic and Baltic Photonics clusters
Wrap up & End