Photonics Finland

Finland: North and East Finland
Juha Purmonen

Overview

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About us

Photonics Finland is a technology oriented association that drives the photonics industry in Finland by connecting Finnish photonics companies, research centers, and public authorities. Photonics Finland supports the development of the photonics field from basic research through to the deployment and market launch of products. It is the single point of contact for photonics ecosystem in Finland.

Photonics Finland develops new business and research opportunities, and helps realize the full potential of the photonics industry in Finland in sectors like health care, energy efficiency, safety, manufacturing, and sustainability. Photonics Finland arranges Photonics for events in Finland. Themes follow forestry, food industry and healthcare. Optics & Photonics Days (OPD) is the yearly organized main event. It presents the latest development in optics and photonics research as well as progresses made by photonics companies. Photonics Finland also organizes the Finnish Pavilion with Finnish companies in various Exhibitions such as Photonics West and Laser World of Photonics.

Formalised strategy
Strategy focus on internationalisation

Cluster composition

  • 95
    Cluster Members
  • 55
    SME's
  • 10
    Large Companies
  • 13
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 2
    Other Ecosystem Actors

Management team

Ana Gebejes
Project Manager
Tuukka Pakarinen
Other
Juha Purmonen
Cluster Manager

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral Industries
Technology fields
S3 EU priority areas
Cross-sectoral industries

Services

Support services provided

Other (please specify)

Support programmes

EU Programmes

European Programmes
H2020

Name & description

Horizon 2020

Project name

Proposal acronym: MIRACLE Proposal number: 780598 Type of action: IA (Innovation action) Topic: ICT-30-2017 Call: H2020-ICT-2016-2017  

Horizon 2020 Call: H2020-ICT-2018-20 (Information and Communication Technologies) Topic: ICT-37-2020 Type of action: CSA Proposal number: 101016520 Proposal acronym: BestPhorm21

Horizon 2020 Call: H2020-DT-2018-2020 (Digitising and transforming European industry and services: digital innovation hubs and platforms) Topic: DT-ICT-04-2020 Type of action: IA Proposal number: 101016665 Proposal acronym: PhotonHub Europe

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

Canada
China
Japan
United States

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Czech Republic
France
Germany
Italy
Sweden

Transnational support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

International support activites

Support to collaborative activities/etc.

Upcoming events

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