PhotonicNet GmbH was founded in 2000 on the initiative of the Federal Ministry for Research (BMBF) as a regional competence network for optical technologies for Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt.
In the business areas of technology management, marketing & communication, and training and further education, we offer a wide range of services: from advising on business start-up, applying for funding or patenting, through bringing together project partners, to initiatives in training and further education and accompanying internal like external communication.
Together with its partners from industry, research and universities, PhotonicNet develops supraregional forums, workshops and working groups on current development trends in the various fields of technology.
As an "outstanding innovation network", we are a member of the go-cluster, the cluster-political excellence measure of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and have been awarded the Silver Label certificate of the European Cluster Excellence Initiative.
PhotonicNet is a member of OptecNet Deutschland e.V., the nationwide association of eight innovation networks for optical technologies. This is where the content of around 500 companies and research institutions is networked.