The photonics sector of the German capital region builds on a mutual transfer between its distinct scientific landscape and highly specialized small and medium-sized companies. With a long-lasting and broad expertise in photonics, microsystems, and nano technology, the region is an internationally competitive hub for optical technologies, the foundation for an extensive range of innovative products and services.
Overview of photonics
|laser technology, light technology, communications and sensor technology, optical analysis, biomedical optics, microsystems technology|
|Number of companies||~ 1,530*|
|Number of employees||~ 17,240*|
|Key Players||Berliner Glas, First Sensor AG, GFMesstechnik, HACH LANGE, HIGHYAG Lasertechnologie, Nokia Siemens Networks, OSRAM, Rathenower Optik - Fielmann, SEMPERLUX, SMI SensoMotoric Instruments (a selection)|
|Regional networks/associations||OpTec BerlinBrandenburg e.V., OABB optic alliance brandenburg berlin e.V., Photonik BB e.V., LVBB Laserverbund Berlin-Brandenburg e.V. (a selection)|
|Important events||Laser Optics, AMAA - International Forum on Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications|
* The data is taken from the Cluster Report Photonics for 2016.