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Optence

In the field of optical technologies Germany has numerous small and medium-sized companies, global players with first-rate innovative potential and high-profile research institutes. To boost innovative capacity and international competitiveness, networking and pooling of resources are becoming increasingly important.

For 18 years Optence e.V. has been active as a regional innovation network for optical technologies. It forms a link between industry and research and promotes the interests of its 104 members, regionally and nationwide.

The Photonics Hub GmbH has taken over the operational business for Optence e.V. since 2019.

 

 

Innovation networks

Optence is part of OptecNet Germany e.V., the nationwide association of the seven innovation networks for optical technologies in Germany.

OptecNet Deutschland e.V.

The federal association of Germany's seven regional optical technologies innovation networks.

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Hanse Photonic e.V.

- is the regional competence network for optical technologies in the North of Germany

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OpTecBB e.V.

Optical technologies from Berlin and Brandenburg

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OpTech-Net e.V.

Since 2001, the OpTech-Net e.V. has supported companies, universities and research institutes in the field of optical technologies in North Rhine-Westphalia as an innovation network.

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Photonics BW e.V.

The innovation network for optical technologies in Baden-Wuerttemberg.

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bayern photonics e.V.

Good ideas need good contacts.

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optonet e.V.

represents 100 players of Thuringia´s photonics industry and offers a platform for networking and cooperation

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PhotonicNet GmbH

the name says it all: we are the innovative photonic s network in Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt.

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Here you will find current news from companies, universities, research institutes and the eight regional Innovation Networks for Optical Technologies in Germany.

Alexandre Pauchard © Keren Bisaz

The Board of Directors has appointed Alexandre Pauchard as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CSEM. His appointment will be effective as of 18 January 2021. He will succeed Mario El-Khoury, who has successfully led the Center since 2009.

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Jobs

OptecNet offers Germany's only job board with information about career opportunities in the photonics industry.

 

 

 

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Postdoc position in Electron Tomography (m/f/d)

Paul-Drude-Institut für Festkörperelektronik | Working location: Berlin | 14.01.2021
The Paul Drude Institute (PDI) performs basic research as a lively symbiosis of materials science and solid state physics. Our research aims at inspiring and demonstrating new functionalities for...

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PhD position (m/f/d)

Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung (IKZ) | Working location: Berlin | 13.01.2021
The Leibniz-Institute for Crystal Growth (IKZ) is a leading research institution in the area of science & technology as well as service & transfer of crystalline materials. Our goal is to enable...

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Postdoc (f/m/d) - Solar Fuels Research using Ambient Pressure X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy

Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH | Working location: Berlin | 12.01.2021
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie (HZB) investigates and develops materials for a sustainable energy supply. For this purpose, we operate the synchrotron facility BESSY II as well...

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PhD position (m/f/d) in fiber Bragg Gratings for Astronomy

Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP) | Working location: Potsdam | 07.01.2021
The Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) continues the tradition of the Astrophysical Observatory Potsdam and the Berlin Observatory. It is located in the beautiful Potsdam/Babelsberg...

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Scientist* - Optical communication

Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) | Working location: Berlin | 27.12.2020
At the heart of Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute’s research work are developments of modern communication networks and multimedia systems. Colleagues develop concepts for innovative information...

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Scientist/Engineer Position(m/f/d) for PlasMark Project

Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP) | Working location: Potsdam | 23.12.2020
The innovation centre innoFSPEC Potsdam is a joint project between the University of Potsdam and the Leibniz-Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP). Its headquarter is located on the campus of AIP ...

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Applications Specialist (m/f/d) BioAFM

Bruker Nano GmbH | Working location: Berlin | 22.12.2020
As one of the world’s leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are...