Aug 14, 2020, 9:52 AM
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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Photonics is part of the super week for girls in technology in Aalto and on-line
Oct 5, 2020, 7:58 PM
Shaking up Tech, Millennium Youth Prize and Girls Takeover this week
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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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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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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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Great results in development of the Photonics Industry in Finland 
May 15, 2020, 11:20 AM
The results of the Photonics Finland Industry survey 2020 show growth in the photonics related sectors.
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Fotoniikan opetuspaketin kampanja yrityksille ja kouluille alkaa
May 15, 2020, 9:35 AM
Fotoniikan lippulaiva PREIN ja Photonics Finland ovat aloittaneet kampanjan, jossa yrityksiä kutsutaan mukaan lahjoittamaan yläkouluille ja lukioille Photonics Explorer Kit- fotoniikan opetussettiä
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International Day of Light 2020 activities carried out on-line
May 11, 2020, 3:53 PM
In the Photonics Flagship we want to celebrate the International Day of Light, May 16th. Follow us, our partners and researcher and join the activities on-line.
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Changes in the PREIN spring and summer 2020 events due to the corona virus 
Mar 20, 2020, 10:58 AM
The PREIN events for the spring are postponed, held on-line or cancelled. Information will be updated accordingly.
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Doctoral researcher in Photonics Markus Hiekkamäki to receive Young Physicist 2019 Prize
Mar 19, 2020, 5:42 PM
MSc Markus Hiekkamäki from the Photonics laboratory at Tampere University was awarded for his Master's thesis
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PREIN joins the Marie Curie co-fund MULTIPLY fellowship programme
Mar 5, 2020, 10:50 AM
Post-doctoral fellowship positions in photonics for are now open for application in the PREIN partner universities as part of the MULTIPLY programme as PREIN has joined the consortium led by Aston University.
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PREIN participates in outreach activities in Tampere event for families 
Feb 12, 2020, 10:04 AM
The “Tiedon valoa” –event targeted to families and children was organized in Tampere-talo hall in the end of January attracted visitors to learn about science and research related to the themes of the future of smart cities.
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Funding for dedicated photonics pilot-line for medical diagnostics at VTT
Jan 17, 2020, 1:00 PM
The pilot prodution line of MedPhab focuses on three application areas intended for hospital use, home care devices and equipment for chemical diagnostics.
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Scientific Advisory Board applauds PREIN research results 
Jan 16, 2020, 4:39 PM
The PREIN Scientific Advisory Board met the PREIN coordinators and Work Package leaders to discuss the research and impact the flagship has gained in the first year.
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New initiative to tackle the problems of bladder cancer diagnosis and treatment with photonics
Jan 14, 2020, 7:28 PM
Research on multi-photon imaging related to PREIN flagship is part of the multidiciplinary AMPLITUDE project
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Plans for 2020 for the Flagship on Photonics Research and Innovation
Dec 20, 2019, 5:07 PM
Here is a sneek peak to the plans we have for next year. There will be serveal venets, outreach activities and meetings.
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A summary of the flagship’s first year
Dec 20, 2019, 12:27 PM
A brief summary on the scientific accomplishments, visibility impact and events of the Flagship on Photonics Research and Innovation in 2019
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Board of stakeholders cooperate with flagship to enhance industry collaboration
Dec 17, 2019, 11:21 PM
The first stakeholder meeting of the flagship for Photonics Research and Innovation (PREIN) was organised in Espoo on December 13th to discuss impact and the future of photonics.
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Research on learning materials gets attention in media
Dec 11, 2019, 8:29 AM
Discoveries in soft robotics utilize light to make matter move and learn.
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New doctoral theses on solar energy and lasers
Nov 26, 2019, 1:15 PM
The doctoral theses “Atomic Layer Deposited Titanium Dioxide Thin Films for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting” and “High-power VECSELs operating at the 700-800 nm wavelength range” were defended at Tampere University
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PREIN offered a Photonics workshop in Shaking up Tech
Oct 17, 2019, 7:06 PM
The workshop titled Become a master of light offered insights to photonics for young gilrs participating in the event at Tampere University.
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Millenium Youth Prize challenges young people to an innovation competition
Oct 4, 2019, 3:47 PM
The competition for solving big global challenges is now open and the best solutions will be awarded in May 2020.
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The Flagship for Photonics Research and Innovation PREIN is looking for an Impact Specialist
Oct 4, 2019, 12:22 PM
PREIN is looking for an Impact Specialist to stengthen our outreach and innovation team
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Research on mystery rogue waves summarised in new publication
Oct 3, 2019, 12:59 PM
The article published in Nature Reviews Physics summarises the international plethora of study on rogue waves since 2007 to date.
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BEST course in photonics arranged in Tampere in October
Oct 3, 2019, 12:36 PM
Tampere University offers a one week course “Game of Photons” for bachelor students of technology around Europe.
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Aalto University acknowledges the research impact of two flagships
Sep 4, 2019, 3:30 PM
In the opening ceremony of Aalto FCAI and PREIN flagships were awarded Research Impact Award
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Photonics Research and Innovation PREIN Newsletter launched!
Sep 2, 2019, 4:01 PM
The bi-monthly PREIN newsletter is launched. Subscribe now on the main page to the newsletter
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