21 Nov 2022, 11:22
16 Feb 2021, 11:55
Research Funding for Several Photonics Research Projects Was Granted
2 Dec 2022, 14:17
Photonics researchers and research groups linked to PREIN were highly successful in the recent Academy of Finland and European Research Council funding decisions.
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PREIN activities for spring 2023
30 Nov 2022, 16:16
There are already several events and activities planned for 2023. See an overview for spring.
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Two PREIN Representatives Have Been Elected to Photonics21
23 Nov 2022, 08:43
Two representatives from Joensuu have been elected to take part in decision-making for European photonics priorities
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Photonics Center Opening Week
21 Nov 2022, 11:22
New Photonics Center opened in November and the whole week was full of events – the program was filled with photonic related events, top presentations and case examples from industry and research as well as workshops and networking events.
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New name for Institute of Photonics
17 Nov 2022, 15:26
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Optical foundations illuminated by quantum light
12 Oct 2022, 08:44
Despite being considered well established, the physics of optical waves have some fundamental aspects, which are still under debate. One of these effects, the anomalous behaviour of focused light fields, has now been investigated in a new light, a quantum light. Researchers from Tampere University,…
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Doctorate of the Year 2022 in Photonics
21 Sept 2022, 08:44
The doctoral thesis of Antti Moilanen titled "Bose -Einstein condensation in plasmonic lattices” Aalto University was chosen as the photonics dissertation of the year 2022.
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Dispelix Oy is named as Company of the Year by Photonics Finland
19 Sept 2022, 08:44
Photonics Finland has named Dispelix Oy Company of the Year. The announcements were made at the Optics and Photonics Days (OPD 2022), which were co-organized by Photonics Finland and Finnish Flagship for Photonics Research and Innovation (PREIN).
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Cities Take the Lead in Strengthening Innovation Ecosystems in Finland
16 Sept 2022, 13:34
Lead projects promote partnerships between regions in the development of the digital green transition and future technologies.
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PREIN Researchers Successful in Academy of Finland Funding
16 Sept 2022, 13:23
The Academy of Finland has granted funding to five PREIN researchers in May. Congratulations to all of them!
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Recording from Suomi Areena panel discussion (in Finnish)
14 Jul 2022, 09:43
At Suomi Areena event 2022 we arranged a panel discussion on photonics at healthcare, especially in cancer treatments. Recording available!
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PREIN Success Video: Education in Photonics - Photonics Explorer Kit
16 May 2022, 11:19
Besides top-notch research, the PREIN Flagship for Photonics Research and Innovation actively participates in outreach activities directed at children
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Video on Photovoltaic research - PREIN Success Story
9 May 2022, 11:10
Photovoltaic research focuses in solar cell development to improve solar energy production, recovery, storage, and transfer. Photovoltaics is one of the spearheads in the PREIN Flagship for Photonics Research and Innovation.
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2 May 2022, 11:01
The aim of PREIN Photonics Research and Innovation Flagship is to support national industry and develop the ecosystem. Finnish companies using photonics applications employ as many as 35,000 people.
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The PREIN Annual Report 2021 is published 
2 May 2022, 10:50
PREIN Flagship's Annual Report of 2021 is published.
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Best Photonics Doctoral Dissertation 2021 Application Open
4 Apr 2022, 19:47
Photonics Finland will award the prize for the best Photonics Doctoral Dissertation completed in 2021 in a Finnish University.
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The Finnish Photonics Survey 2022 is open
4 Apr 2022, 17:22
Have you already replied to Photonics National Survey of 2022?
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International Day of Light events in May 2022
18 Mar 2022, 12:41
To celebrate the International Day of Light taking place every year on May 16, PREIN arranges several events locally and on-line.
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PREIN awards prizes to the best light-themed projects in the StarT competition
21 Feb 2022, 12:21
The Flagship for Photonics research and Innovation PREIN and LUMA Center Finland co-operate in the StarT competition in 2022. PREIN sponsors prizes for the best light-themed projects.
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Professor Arri Priimägi receives ERC Proof of Concept grant to develop dynamic and light-responsive cell culture platforms
18 Feb 2022, 10:44
Arri Priimägi, a professor of chemistry at Tampere University, has received a competitive Proof of Concept grant from the European Research Council (ERC) for his L-Cell research project that develops dynamic, light-responsive cell culture platforms for biomedical applications.
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Polina Kuzhir appointed as Professor of Nanomaterials 
17 Feb 2022, 16:09
Polina Kuzhir appointed as Professor of Nanomaterials 
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The Photonics for - events continue in 2022
17 Feb 2022, 10:25
PREIN and photonics Finland organise thematic events and webinars on different photonics related themes.
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PREIN receives Academy of Finland funding for second Flagship term
12 Jan 2022, 10:48
The Flagship for Photonics Research and Innovation PREIN along with five other Flagships from the first round received decisions on their second term funding in January 2022.
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Professori Jyrki Saarinen nominated as Optica Fellow 2022
12 Jan 2022, 10:41
The international optics and photonics foundation Optica nominated internationally recognised photonics scientists and experts as Fellows
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Suomen Akatemian lippulaivojen esite on uudistunut
3 Jan 2022, 13:39
Suomen Akatemian lippulaivaohjelman esite on päivitetty ja siinä on nyt mukana myös uusimmat kolmannessa haussa valitut lippulaivat
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City of Tampere dissertation award to Fotonics
7 Sept 2021, 10:09
The award was given Dr. Timo Aho's dissertation on solar cells
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Optics and Photonics Days Postponed to December 2021
29 Apr 2021, 10:31
The Annual PREIN meeting and a meeting for photonics students is planned adjacent to the Optics and Photonics Days will be held in December 1-3, 2021 in Turku
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SuomiAreenan Valoa huomiseen -paneelikeskustelu katsottavissa
26 Aug 2021, 00:29
Suurelle yleisölle suunnattu PREINin ja Photonics Finlandin järjestämä keskustelutilaisuus fotoniikan mahdollisuuksista
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PREIN Events in 2021
16 Feb 2021, 11:55
The events for Spring 2021 have been updated.
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Photonics Center - Collaboration Business and Research website published
26 Feb 2021, 11:54
The new Photonics Center to be opened in Joensuu launched its web site.
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