Organization and Structure

PhotonicNet GmbH was founded on December 7th, 2000 with the signing of the articles of association. In the formulation of the articles of association, emphasis was placed on long-term nature and financial sustainability through appropriate clauses. The shareholders' meeting, the advisory board and the managing director are the relevant organs of PhotonicNet GmbH.


  • Coherent LaserSystems GmbH & Co. KG
  • HAWK-Fachhochschule Hildesheim/Holzminden/Göttingen
  • Laseroptik GmbH
  • Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.
  • LISA Laser Products OHG
  • Mahr GmbH
  • PhotonicNet GmbH (Eigenanteil)
  • Qioptiq Photonics GmbH & Co. KG
  • Vision Lasertechnik GmbH

Advisory Board

  • Dr. Klaus Heinemann, Dr. Heinemann Consult
  • Stephan Altmann, Ministry of Economic affairs, Labour and Traffic
  • Prof. Dr. Walter Neu, Hochschule Emden/Leer
  • Dr. Bernd Stoffregen, Volkswagen AG