Optec-Berlin-Brandenburg (OpTecBB) e.V. is the competence network for optical technologies and microsystems technology in the Berlin-Brandenburg region. OpTecBB e.V. is an initiative of companies and scientific institutions in Berlin-Brandenburg which aim to explore and use these technologies together. OpTecBB e.V. was founded on 14 September 2000 by companies, research institutions, universities and associations with the support of the responsible state ministries of Brandenburg and the Berlin Senate. Today the association has around 115 institutional members.

OpTecBB is active in (1) photonics and quantum technologies for communication and sensor technology, (2) optical analysis, (3) lighting technology, (4) biophotonics and ophthalmic optics, (5) laser technology, (6) microsystems technology.

OpTecBB supports (a) the securing of skilled workers, (b) foreign trade promotion/trade fairs/internationalisation, (c) start-up support, (d) location-based marketing, PR, (d) political consulting, lobbying.

OpTecBB, as a registered association, is represented by a board elected by the general meeting. The OpTecBB office supports the work of the association and the board. With its partners Berlin Partner and WFBB, OpTecBB is mainly responsible for cluster management in the Photonics Cluster in Berlin and Brandenburg.

OpTecBB is a member of OptecNet Germany e.V., the association of all German regional competence networks for optical technologies. All members of this umbrella organisation can benefit from Germany-wide cooperation, international contacts and joint trade fair participation.

OpTecBB is cooperating with SPECTARIS in all matters relating to foreign trade, regulatory affairs, and industry marketing. 

OpTecBB is a member of EPIC - European Photonics Industry Consortium and is active in PPP Photonics21.

OpTecBB is working on the following projects for the wellbeing of its members: (1) BMBF KMU NetC project "HECMIR", (2) Berliner Programm für Internationalisierung "PHOENIX III", (3) EU Horizon 2020 project "CARLA".

 

Innovation networks

OptecBB is part of OptecNet Germany e.V., the nationwide association of the seven innovation networks for optical technologies in Germany.

OptecNet Deutschland e.V.

The federal association of Germany's seven regional optical technologies innovation networks.

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Hanse Photonic e.V.

- is the regional competence network for optical technologies in the North of Germany

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OpTech-Net e.V.

Since 2001, the OpTech-Net e.V. has supported companies, universities and research institutes in the field of optical technologies in North Rhine-Westphalia as an innovation network.

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Optence e.V.

- The photonics network in Hesse and Rhineland-Palatinate focussing on optical manufacturing, metrology and laser technology.

Photonics BW e.V.

The innovation network for optical technologies in Baden-Wuerttemberg.

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bayern photonics e.V.

Good ideas need good contacts.

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optonet e.V.

represents 100 players of Thuringia´s photonics industry and offers a platform for networking and cooperation

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PhotonicNet GmbH

the name says it all: we are the innovative photonic s network in Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt.

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Events

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Photonics in the Automotive Ecosystem Conference

Photonic Israel together with OptechBB is organizing a conference on Automotive. Leaders in the Automotive Ecosystem from Israel and from the international Photonics communities will present various...
City: online

16.02.2021

News

Here you will find current news from companies, universities, research institutes and the eight regional Innovation Networks for Optical Technologies in Germany.

Alexandre Pauchard © Keren Bisaz

The Board of Directors has appointed Alexandre Pauchard as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CSEM. His appointment will be effective as of 18 January 2021. He will succeed Mario El-Khoury, who has successfully led the Center since 2009.

The PlasMark project, which has been awarded 4.5 million Euros by the Federal...

FBH presents its research results at the world's leading technology event for...

Silicon carbide has been undergoing testing for several years within the...

Start-ups, partners and other interested parties from the industry and hardware...

16 dedicated junior employees have begun their dual study program and training...

Greater resolution, sharper images, and more efficient diagnostic processes –...

Jobs

OptecNet offers Germany's only job board with information about career opportunities in the photonics industry.

 

 

 

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Postdoc position in Electron Tomography (m/f/d)

Paul-Drude-Institut für Festkörperelektronik | Working location: Berlin | 14.01.2021
The Paul Drude Institute (PDI) performs basic research as a lively symbiosis of materials science and solid state physics. Our research aims at inspiring and demonstrating new functionalities for...

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PhD position (m/f/d)

Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung (IKZ) | Working location: Berlin | 13.01.2021
The Leibniz-Institute for Crystal Growth (IKZ) is a leading research institution in the area of science & technology as well as service & transfer of crystalline materials. Our goal is to enable...

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Postdoc (f/m/d) - Solar Fuels Research using Ambient Pressure X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy

Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH | Working location: Berlin | 12.01.2021
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie (HZB) investigates and develops materials for a sustainable energy supply. For this purpose, we operate the synchrotron facility BESSY II as well...

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PhD position (m/f/d) in fiber Bragg Gratings for Astronomy

Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP) | Working location: Potsdam | 07.01.2021
The Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) continues the tradition of the Astrophysical Observatory Potsdam and the Berlin Observatory. It is located in the beautiful Potsdam/Babelsberg...

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Scientist* - Optical communication

Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) | Working location: Berlin | 27.12.2020
At the heart of Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute’s research work are developments of modern communication networks and multimedia systems. Colleagues develop concepts for innovative information...

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Scientist/Engineer Position(m/f/d) for PlasMark Project

Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP) | Working location: Potsdam | 23.12.2020
The innovation centre innoFSPEC Potsdam is a joint project between the University of Potsdam and the Leibniz-Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP). Its headquarter is located on the campus of AIP ...

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Applications Specialist (m/f/d) BioAFM

Bruker Nano GmbH | Working location: Berlin | 22.12.2020
As one of the world’s leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are...