About PhotonicSweden

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Aims

  • To be the voice of the Swedish Photonics industry towards the Public, the Government and foreign and European organisations.
  • To formulate national R&D agendas in Photonics for innovation and growth.
  • To increase the collaboration between photonics industry, academia and institutes.

 

Mission and Vision (English)

Our vision:
Optics and Photonics having a strong impact on a viable, expanding and profitable Swedish industry based on research and innovation.

Our mission:
PhotonicSweden shall catalyze fruitful cooperation between companies, universities, and institutes in the field of optics and photonics in Sweden and across the national borders.

PhotonicSweden shall be a natural partner for Swedish and European funders and investors for product development and research.

PhotonicSweden shall contribute to a healthy regrowth of engineers in optics and photonics.

PhotonicSweden shall increase the awareness among the general public and politicians of the strategic importance of optics and photonics for the future of Sweden.

Mission och Vision (Svenska)

Vår vision:
Att genom optik- och fotonik starkt bidraga till en livskraftig, expanderande och lönsam svensk industri baserad på forskning och innovation.

Vår mission:
PhotonicSweden ska vara en katalysator för fruktbara samarbeten inom optik och fotonik mellan företag, universitet, högskolor och institut inom Sverige och över nationsgränserna.


PhotonicSweden ska vara en naturlig samtalspartner för svenska och europeiska finansiärer och investerare i produktutveckling och forskning.

PhotonicSweden ska bidra till en god återväxt av ingenjörer inom optik och fotonik.

PhotonicSweden ska verka för att allmänheten och politiker har en god förståelse för optik- och fotonikområdets strategiska betydelse för Sveriges framtid.

 

- Synliggör fotoniken!

 

Activities

  • Provide a national strategy
  • Communicate needs
  • Increase participation in EU-projects
  • Market the Swedish Optics & Photonics
  • Support entrepreneurs
  • Stimulate and organise networking
  • Provide Education
  • Participation in the EU-project InnoPho21
  • Awards

Read more about activities

 

Work Groups

Work group 1: Information and communication

Work group 2: Industrial manufacturing and quality

Work group 3: Life science and heath

Work group 4: Emerging lighting, electronics and displays

Work group 5: Security, metrology and sensors

Work group 6: Optical components and systems

Work group 7: Research, training and education