On November 28th 2019, innovative young high-tech enterprises met German SMEs, at a hotspot of the German Optics ecosystem Jena, to explore synergies for innovation in the optics & photonics sector and its many applications.

Jena / Thuringia

Vital ecosystem at its best for Optics & Photonics

  • About 190 companies, employing >16,000 high-qualified employees
  • Turnover of € 3.3bn, export rate 67%
  • International well established network
  • Broad range of competencies in almost all fields of optical technologies
  • Awesome manufacturer mix: from component, suppliers through specialists for optical design to system suppliers
  • Close link with Life Sciences and Healthcare
  • More than 2,000 students in optic or laser technology
  • Innovation-driven through research facilities

Impressions: Unhide The Champions X Optics & Photonics

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