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Cluster Report Photonics in the Capital Region Berlin-Brandenburg

  • Text
  • Imaging
  • Photonics
  • Berlin
  • Optical
  • Laser
  • Technologies
  • Optics
  • Microsystems
  • Components
  • Brandenburg


106 Cluster Report Optics and Photonics – Networks operates as an international association. It offers its members a series of events such as workshops, meetings, members’ dinners, and presentations on diverse platforms for sharing information and exchanging ideas. The Advanced Materials Competition (AdMaCom) organised in Berlin each year by INAM is an accelerator programme in photonics, micro- and nanoelectronics, and new materials. The international focus attracts start-ups from all over the world to apply for this high-tech matchmaking/mentorship programme. Contact: Dr. Ferdinand Bartels INAM e. V. c/o SPECS Surface Nano Analysis GmbH Phone: +49 (0)30 4678249-100 E-mail: Website: The PHOENIX+ Cooperation Network The Photonics and Optoelectronics Network PHOENIX+ is organised by the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich Hertz Institute, HHI, the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology IPK, Berlin Partner for Business and Technology, and OpTecBB e. V. within the Photonics Cluster Berlin Brandenburg. The project team has set itself the task of promoting the initiation of business-related and cross-border research and development partnerships in the field of optical technologies between Berlin and partner regions in Poland, Japan, Israel, and the United States. In addition, they provide ongoing information on new calls for proposals, such as those issued by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), which could be of interest to the international network and support the application process for funding. Contact: Gerrit Rössler PolyPhotonics Berlin e. V. PolyPhotonics Berlin e. V. represents well-known and established players in the field of optical communication and sensor technology with a regional focus on Berlin and Brandenburg. The aim of the association is to promote science and research in connection with the research and development of optical basic elements for compact functional components using the PolyPhotonics Berlin technology platform. The core elements of the hybrid integration platform are waveguides made of plastic, combined with active components such as lasers, gain elements or photodiodes, as well as passive components such as thin-film filter elements and grin lenses. Typical fields of application are in the field of telecom/datacom as well as in analytics and sensor technology. Berlin Partner for Business and Technology Phone: +49 (0)30 46302456 E-mail: Website: Further fields of application in quantum technology and medical technology are opened up. Contact: Crispin Zawadzki PolyPhotonics Berlin e. V. c/o Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute Phone: +49 (0)30 31002624 E-mail: Website:

Cluster Report Optics and Photonics – Networks 107 Berlin Partner for Business and Technology Berlin Partner for Business and Technology is the first point of contact when to start doing business in Berlin. As a publicprivate partnership, Berlin Partner engages on the one hand in economic and innovation promotion on behalf of the Berlin State Senate. On the other hand, over 280 businesses and scientific facilities in the Berlin Partner network actively promote the development of Berlin as an economic location. Berlin Partner is consistently oriented towards the requirements of the customer. Companies are accompanied through every stage of their development, from project qualification, funding, and location searches to personnel recruitment, innovation consultancy, the search for partners, all the way to stepping out into international markets. Berlin Partner • helps to grow your business in Berlin. • searches for suitable real estate for your specific needs. • provides advice on public funding programmes and establishes contact with finance providers. • supports you in your search for specialists and managers. • provides an overview of the most important growth industries in Berlin. • develops the five clusters of the joint innovation strategy of the states of Berlin Brandenburg. • provides support with patent issues. • provides support in permit-related and visa matters in connection with your investments. • brings partners from business and science together in order to improve products and processes. • offers platforms for productive exchange and collective projects. Our service from a single source means shorter paths and prompter decisions for you. This way, you can concentrate on the important things: your business goals in Berlin. Economic Development Agency Brandenburg (WFBB) The Economic Development Agency Brandenburg (WFBB) is the central point of contact for investors, companies based in the state of Brandenburg and technology-oriented startups. With our expertise and comprehensive support in all industry sectors, and our contact to relevant stakeholders and networks we offer service packages for economic development and the promotion of employment tailored to you. Our service is free of charge and completely confidential. Brandenburg Invest provides support during the establishment of a company and its expansion, promotes innovations, internationalisation and networking, and assists the acquisition and qualification of a skilled workforce. WFBB advises on financing and funding options and guides you through public administration. Furthermore, we support the development of sector-specific innovation clusters in the state of Brandenburg and the German capital region. As Brandenburg’s Energy Saving Agency, WFBB is closely linked to the implementation of the state’s energy strategy. For the establishment and expansion of clusters with high development potential, WFBB is carrying out the ERDF-funded project “Paths and strategies for sustainable cluster development and for cluster-connecting challenges in Brandenburg 2018–2020”. The central task of the cluster is to implement the topics of the respective master plans together with the partners and to help players network intentionally. With its headquarters in Potsdam, five regional offices in Cottbus, Eberswalde, Frankfurt (Oder), Neuruppin and Potsdam, and the airport region service centre in Schönefeld the company is represented across the whole state of Brandenburg. Contact: Dr. Anne Techen Economic Development Agency Brandenburg (WFBB) Contact: Gerrit Rössler Berlin Partner for Business and Technology Phone: +49 (0)331 7306-1424 E-mail: Website: Phone: +49 (0)30 46302456 E-mail: Website:

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