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Strengthen Entrepreneurship in Photonics

Photonics21 has launched the Photonics21 Innovation Award 2024. This dedicated Innovation Challenge seeks to push for more entrepreneurship in photonics.

The Photonics21 Innovation Award addresses PhD students, master students, young entrepreneurs, and makers alike who have an idea for a photonics product that can transform into a real business or product. This idea can be already described in a Master or PhD thesis or in a business plan or the like. Any person active in the field of optics and photonics, may apply for the "Photonics21 Innovation Award".

The deadline for applications is 15 March 2024. The winner will receive a cash prize of 5000 € as well as an entrepreneurial skills coaching. The second and third winner will equally benefit from an entrepreneurial skills training by PhotonHub Europe.