21 October 2021, Day of Photonics

DAY OF PHOTONICS is an annual event that promotes “photonics” towards the general public. Companies, research organizations, and organizations involved in photonics reach out to their communities to raise awareness about what is photonics and why it is important, and promote the role of their organization in the photonics ecosystem and value chain.

Photonics is a Key Enabling Technology, together let’s make sure the world understands the significance and relevance of the photonics industry! Activities are organized in more than 30 countries around the world and encompass all kinds of demonstrations on the impact of photonics on our day-to-day life. Photonics technologies include: LED lighting, Photovoltaic solar energy, Photonics Integrated Circuits, Optical components, Lasers, Sensors, Imaging, Displays, Projectors, Optic fiber, and other photonic related technologies which find applications in health, security, agriculture, food, communication, transportation, … The activities are self-organized on a voluntary basis, in all regions of the world.

Every company, university, school, association, organization is invited to participate and organize an activity for DAY OF PHOTONICS!