The Forum is a consortium of Welsh companies, University research groups, users and support organisations, formed following the impetus of activities in North Wales, and is dedicated to the development and profitability of the opto-electronics sector in Wales and internationally. Opto-electronics is all around and part of everyones daily life, and probably those who will gain most from the Forum are the people and companies for whom the technology currently forms a small part of their work. [ more ]

Opto-Electronics in action

North Wales Photonics Launchpad - Winners Announced

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ESTnet North Wales Business Networking event
6th November 2017 5.30pm til 8pm Book your place today at this free networking event to meet fellow ESTnet members, m...
Innovate 2017
8th November 2017 Innovate 17 a place where ideas collide, do deals, be inspired, network, discover the future of indu...
EPSRC Infrared Sensing & Imaging Challenges for Next Generation Materials & Devices
14th November 2017 In conjunction with EPSRC Centre for Doctoral training in Metamaterials at Exeter, the meeting aims ...
SME Horison 2020 Instrument grant event
23rd November 2017 Welsh Government will hold an SME Instrument event on the morning of the 23rd November in Connah's Q...
Reliability Engineering for Electronic Packaging
30th November 2017 This Conference brings together an array of electronics packaging experts to explore the reliability...

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Photonics Academy

Bangor University is now home to the Photonics Academy. Visit our new website here http://www.pawb.bangor.ac.uk

UK Solar PV Roadmap - Strategy for 2020

The Strategy can be found at [ http://tinyurl.com/ofq31rx ]

Report on the International Year of Light

Read the results of the 2015 IYoL in Wales [ here ]

A Photonics Enabled Innovation Strategy for Wales

A Photonics Enabled Innovation Strategy for Wales

Read about the Welsh Opto-electronics Forum's vision for Wales, enabling faster wealth creation from new science and technology.
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