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  1. Industrial innovation and cooperation at the European level

    Photonics are growing in importance in Europe, that is the reason behind the establishment of a Public Private Partnership (PPP) under Horizon 2020. Photonics are of paramount importance for Europe. Hence, a Public Private Partnership (PPP) is expected to ...

    nikolty - 09/04/2014 - 12:08

  2. Photonics – what is it about?

    Photonics is the science and technology of light. Photonics deals with generating, guiding, manipulating, amplifying and detecting light. Photonics is behind many of the innovations which have transformed the way we live in the last few years. Lasers, opt ...

    nikolty - 12/05/2014 - 15:50

  3. Organic and Large Area Electronics

    Organic and Large Area Electronics (OLAE) is a branch of electronics that works on conductive polymers, plastics, or small molecules instead of 'conventional' silicon semiconductors. It is called 'organic' electronics because OLAE disp ...

    nikolty - 30/06/2014 - 16:33

  4. Less chemical waste in industrial production processes for a greener world

    --- posted by Thomas Skordas, Head of unit "Photonics",  DG INFSO, EU Commission Science and technology are two elements of utmost importance for finding new answers to old problems.  Nowadays, key enabling technologies have the potential of prov ...

    editor - 27/09/2012 - 16:30 - 1 comment

  5. Liquid crystal lenses to make phones more efficient

    30/04/2014- 13:14 A new type of lens could make the batteries in your smartphone and tablet last longer, and it’s based on liquid crystal. More information Factsheet on Photonics Contact Projects news & results Science and Technology Components & ...

    Newsroom - 21/05/2014 - 13:51

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    Engage, excite and educate with 'Photonics Explorer'

    Light and optics in secondary schools now brought by 'Photonics Explorer' published by Dr. Amrita Prasad, Science Communication, CEO- EYEST Yesterday, the Brussels Photonics Team (B-PHOT) along with TE Connectivity and EYESTvzw launched a new to ...

    nprasamr - 20/12/2012 - 14:58 - 9 comments

  7. LED’s safe energy

    Worldwide almost 20% of the electricity is used for lighting. That corresponds approx. to the total electricity consumption of the EU. LED light sources could theoretically save up to 50% of that electricity.--- Posted by Berit Wessler, OSRAM AG, on behal ...

    solasli - 05/10/2012 - 17:29 - 8 comments

  8. How to accelerate the deployment of LED lighting in Europe? Results of the public consultation now available online

    Results of a public consultation are now available.- Posted by Michael Ziegler, DG CONNECT,  Photonics unit* Innovative lighting products for general in- and outdoor lighting applications based on light-emitting diode technology (LED and OLED) are relativ ...

    editor - 03/10/2012 - 14:07 - 9 comments

  9. Regional Smart Specialisation Strategies and Key Enabling Digital Technologies

    07/10/2014- 02:00 European Commission, Centre Borschette, Room 0A During the Open Days Week where regions meet industry and academia to showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, the "Components and Systems" Directorate of DG Connect wil ...

    Newsroom - 17/07/2014 - 17:34

  10. Photonics enabling the economy: from factories of the future to better broadband

    28/03/2014- 13:05 Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda Photonics21 2014 Annual Meeting, Brussels, 28 March 2014 More information Contact Speeches Science and Technology ...

    Newsroom - 18/07/2014 - 16:34