PREIN – The Flagship on Photonics Research and Innovation

The Flagship on Photonics Research and Innovation (PREIN) is one of the 6 Finnish Flagships, a northern fleet of excellent science, successful collaboration and solutions for tomorrow. The Flagship programme managed by the Academy of Finland provides a new and unique way for R&D&I in Finland. It supports future knowledge and sustainable solutions to societal challenges and seeks to advance economic growth by developing new business opportunities.

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Light-based technologies competence cluster

PREIN is a light-based technologies competence cluster for multi-disciplinary science, industry, and society. Combining the extensive resources and infrastructures of all its partners (Tampere University, Aalto University, University of Eastern Finland and VTT), PREIN covers all the value chain from fundamental research to applied research, product development and commercialization.



PREIN Annual Report 2019

The annual report summarises the activities, research results and key performance indicators of the Flagship for Photonics research and innovation during the first year.

Download the Annual Report 2019







PREIN Annual Report 2020

The annual report 2020 summarises the achievements of the second year of the flagship activities and allows comparison and follow-up information compared to the first year. 

Download the Annual Report 2020