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 ]

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North Wales Photonics Launchpad - Winners Announced

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Business Growth North West Conference
26th September 2017 An all day event with leading Business & Industry experts, covering key business opportunities withi...
Electronics Sector & Supply Chain industries Innovation Support
10th October 2017 Welsh Government, Innovate & KTN...
Thin Film & Coating Technologies for Science & Industry
11th October 2017 A programme of invited speakers and a poster session brought to you by Enlighten Meetings, Vacuum Sy...
Photonex 17 & Vacuum Expo
11th October 2017 Photonex is the UK's showcase event dedicated to photonics, applied optical equipment, biophotonics...
Innovate 2017
8th November 2017 Innovate 17 a place where ideas collide, do deals, be inspired, network, discover the future of indu...

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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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