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About OpTecBB

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

Alliance formed to accelerate development of augmented reality eyewear applications

Itzehoe, Germany, May 05, 2021 - OQmented, a deep tech startup developing top-notch MEMS-based laser beam scanning technology, announced today that it has joined the newly established LaSAR Alliance (Laser Scanning for Augmented Reality). The alliance was launched by five founding members as a member program of the IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization (ISTO), an international federation promoting industry standards and technologies in the electro-technical sector.

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

Jobs

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

 

 

 

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PhD student (m/f/d) - Imaging chemical dynamics through laser-induced electron diffraction in the molecular-frame

Max-Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy (MBI) | Working location: Berlin | 07.05.2021
The Max-Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy (MBI) conducts basic research in the field of nonlinear optics and ultrafast dynamics arising from the interaction of light...

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PhD position (f/m/d) on BEOL integration of memristive devices for neuronal activity detection

Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie | Working location: Berlin | 05.05.2021
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie (HZB) investigates and develops materials for a sustainable energy supply of the future. For this purpose, we operate the synchrotron facility...

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PhD student (m/f/d)

Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung | Working location: Berlin | 29.04.2021
The Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung (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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Technical Support Engineer HMP (m/f/d)

Bruker Nano GmbH | Working location: Berlin | 29.04.2021
As one of the world’s leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of et and support industries in successfully enhancing quality of...

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Postdoctoral young researcher (m/w/d)

Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam | Working location: Berlin | 18.04.2021
The Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP; www.aip.de) is a publicly funded German research institute with a long history, including the Berlin Observatory and the Astrophysical Observatory...

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Postdoctoral Fellow (m/f/d) in condensed matter physics - Ultrafast magnetization dynamics in 2D magnets probed by element-specific soft X-ray spectroscopy

Max-Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy (MBI) | Working location: Berlin | 08.04.2021
The Max-Born Institute for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy (MBI) conducts basic research in the field of nonlinear optics and ultrafast dynamics arising from the interaction of light...

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Technical Operator in High-tech Production (m/f/d)

Berliner Glas GmbH | Working location: Berlin | 04.04.2021
Die Berliner Glas Gruppe ist einer der weltweit führenden Anbieter optischer Schlüssel­komponenten, Bau­gruppen und Systeme sowie hochwertig veredelter technischer Gläser. Mehr als 1.500...