27 Mar 2014 - 28 Mar 2014
Hotel Le Plaza
The event will focus on the launch of the Photonics Public Private Partnership and the new EU Framework Programme Horizon2020. Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission, will address the European photonics community by her keynote speech. In addition to this the Photonics21 Work Groups will start the interactive process to discuss and work on the photonics research and innovation priorities for the Horizon2020 Work Programme 2016/2017.
In the evening of the 27 March 2014 the 6th Photonics21 Student Innovation Award will be handed over. Any person under 35 and active in the field of optics and photonics may apply for the Photonics21 Student Innovation Award. The award consists of a certificate, a trophy as well as a cash prize of € 5,000. Interested participants will find more details under http://www.photonics21.org/TrainingEducation/innovationaward.php.