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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ZIM AgriPhotonics Virtual Workshop

As part of the cooperation between Germany and Israel (ZIM), an online conference on Advanced Agriculture and the integration of Photonics in it, will be held on September 8, 2020. The goals of...
City: Tel Aviv

08.09.2020 - 08.09.2020
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Online seminar: Silicon based photonics

OpTecBB online seminar within the scope of the current PHOENIX III Aim: bringing communities together, foster exchange of ideas and generate projects and finally business       Agenda: ...
City: Berlin

24.09.2020 Enough seats
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Photonics Days Berlin Brandenburg 2020

Due to the ongoing pandemic situation the Photonics Days Berlin Brandenburg 2020 will be online without charge! The online version of the Photonics Day Berlin Brandenburg 2020 will be organized in...
City: Berlin

05.10.2020 - 08.10.2020
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OpTecBB Photonics Start-up Graduate Program

Berlin is THE start-up capital in Germany and a start-up hot spot in Europe. Photonics and other Deep Technologies are strong in Berlin but starting a company in such a high tech field still...
City: Berlin

29.10.2020 - 11.02.2021 Enough seats

News

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

FBH presents its research results at the world's leading technology event for optics and photonics and is also represented at at the German Pavilion at booth 4545 together with its spin-offs UVphotonics and BeamXpert. The conference program and further information are provided on the conference website.

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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