Monday, 12 June 2017

Invitation to the RespiceSME consortium events at Laser World of Photonics

At this year's Laser World of Photonics trade fair in Munich the RespiceSME consortium invites you to 3 events, offering the opportunity to meet and exchange views with players of the photonics sector.

You are welcome to join the RespiceSME's partners to discuss photonics innovations and educational programmes during the workshop for aligning education with innovation on 28th June, to learn more about photonics applications in the automotive sector at the Photonics Inter-cluster Meeting on 29th June and to network and boost collaborations with other stakeholders during the RespiceSME's brokerage sessions (27th - 29th June).

1. 28.06.2017, from 13:00 to 18:00, the RespiceSME consortium presents the Workshop "Aligning Education with Innovation"

The workshop will focus on how to trigger innovation in photonics through improving the curricula of photonics courses in higher education. In order to support the interaction between SMEs and students, an informal 'get together' and a matchmaking session for jobs seekers will take place after the presentations. SMEs and students will meet to find or offer internships and jobs opportunities.

For the publication of your job offer, please use th form on the website and send it back to Petra Bindig ( until the 20th of June at the latest!

Registration for the workshop is open until 20th June. For more information on the matchmaking please click here.

2. 29.06.2017, from 13:00 to 18:00, the RespiceSME partners host the
Photonics Inter-Cluster Meeting on "Boosting the Collaboration of Photonics SMEs in Automotive"

This cluster meeting will go beyond the usual cluster gatherings, inviting both, cluster representatives and SMEs, to exchange views on strengthening the innovation potential of photonics SMEs. Renowned multinationals and SMEs will share their experiences in the automotive sector and present success stories of photonics solutions in LIDAR and connected car technologies.

Please register for the meeting by latest, 20th June.

3. 27.-29.06.2017, RespiceSME is offering Brokerage sessions for the Photonics community

SMEs, Photonics clusters, RTOs, Academia and experts are invited to sign up to partake in brokerage throughout the trade show.

For more details and for registering to the brokerage events, please see the meeting-mojo platform.

We will also be hosting a brokerage wall at the event for those who can't make the show. Please submit a profile and email to

Participation in all above-mentioned events is free of charge.

We are looking forward to welcoming you soon at the Laser World of Photonics in Munich!

The RespiceSME Consortium

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