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 prein.fi main page to the newsletter
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Four flagships to contribute to the Forest and Photonics event
Aug 30, 2019, 2:41 PM
The thematic seminar on forestry and photonics will take place on October 7-8 in Koli.
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A new joint Erasmus Mundus masters programme related to the photonics flagship selected
Aug 15, 2019, 9:40 AM
Master of Science in Imaging and Light in Extended Reality, IMLEX coordinated by University of Eastern Finland has been selected as an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree progamme
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New publication on "materials that learn"
Aug 13, 2019, 2:15 PM
The topical area of a recently published research article is materials that learn, a new concept Professor Arri Priimägi from Tampere University and Professor Olli Ikkala from Aalto University together with other researchers in their teams are developing.
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Horizon2020 funding for research consortium on pulse-laser cutting
Jun 10, 2019, 2:10 PM
Tampere University coordinated project receives 5 million euro funding from the European commission to develop pulsed lasers.
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Great success for the Kickoff Meeting of PREIN
Jun 7, 2019, 11:13 AM
The PREIN flagship organised an official kick-off in connection to the Optics and Photonics days on May 27th in cooperation with Photonics Finland
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Light-controlled autonomous soft robots which mimic nature
May 27, 2019, 9:54 AM
The research of Owies Wani in his doctoral dissertation Bioinspired Light Robots reveals how nano-scale robots can mimic nature.
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PREIN Flagship kick-off event organized at the Optics and Photonics days in May 2019
Apr 29, 2019, 2:16 PM
The Photonics Research and Innovation Flagship, PREIN project, will organize an official kick-off event in connection with the Optics and Photonics Days at Aalto University.
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The Board of Tampere University visited the photonics laboratories in Tampere University
May 23, 2019, 8:28 PM
Professors Humeyra Caglayan and Goëry Genty presented the Tampere University photonics laboratories and the research to the board members.
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The International Day of Light event at VTT introduced photonics to comprehensive and secondary school students
May 20, 2019, 4:16 PM
Around 200 students from comprehensive and secondary schools visited the VTT Oulu site for the International Day of Light event on 16.5.2019.
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Celebrate the International Day of Light on May 16th!
May 16, 2019, 9:21 AM
Light is a beautiful cultural metaphor for openness, inclusion and enlightenment - all qualities that the world today needs more than ever. UNESCO has declared May 16th as the International Day of Light in 2017.
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Flagship projects featured in the Academy of Finland videos
Apr 29, 2019, 1:48 PM
The Academy of Finland’s Flagship Programme is an instrument that promotes excellent research and versatile impact arising therefrom.
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