Austrian Platform for lighting technology

The federal ministry for traffic, innovation and technology (bmvit) has initiated the installation of the Austrian technology platform Photonics Austria to establish a strong presence on national and international level together with representatives of economy and research and to promote the exchange between economy, research and teaching.

The main tasks of Photonics Austria are to ensure the development of national and international research strategies and programs and to push the crosslinking with European activities.




Photonics is the technology of the light, a key technology of the 21st century and one of the Key Enabling Technologies (KET) of the European Commission. As well as the electrons in the electronics, the photons in the photonics are of high importance in various applications.



light in action - may 16, 2018

Light in action - May 16, 2018

Photonics Austria organized a series of lectures with renowned Austrian photonic companies and experts on the occasion of the international day of light to give a braod audience the chance to gain insights into exciting future technologies.


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