Organisation and Structure

  • Founded in 2000
  • GmbH private limited company chosen as the organisational basis for PhotonicNet
  • Registered office of the company: Hanover
  • regular Shareholder Meetings and Advisory board meetings

> Shareholders’ focus on lengthy cooperation without any major changes.



  • Coherent GmbH
  • HAWK – Fachhochschule Hildesheim/Holzminden/Göttingen
  • Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V.
  • Qioptiq Photonics GmbH & Co. KG
  • LISA laser products OHG
  • Mahr GmbH
  • PhotonicNet GmbH (Equity ratio)
  • Vision 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