|Name of publication||Author / Publisher||Date||Size|
|A new study on "Photonics Technologies and Markets for a Low Carbon Economy". It assesses the potential that Europe has in five green photonic technologies: Photovoltaics, Lighting and Displays, Communications, Sensors and instrumentation and Clean Manufacturing.||Study SMART2010/0066||6/2012||ZIP/10.587KB|
Organic & Large Area Electronics (OLAE) in Europe: An Overview of OLAE Innovation Clusters and Competence Centres; Their role and further development for the competitiveness and growth of Europe's OLAE industry
||FP7-ICT Coordination Action OPERA and
the Photonics Unit
Report on Workshop on Photonics SMEs (20 June 2011- Brussels, BE)
The High Level Expert Group (HLG) on Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) presented its final report to the Commission on 28 June 2011. See also the press release
||HLG on KETs||6/2011||PDF/2.327KB|
Paper: 'An Overview of EU-funded Photonics Research' in IEEE Photonics Society News
The study SMART2009/0062 'Exploring the Potential of ICT Components and Systems Manufacturing in Europe', which also addresses Organic and Large-area Electronics (OLAE) has been completed. See also: Executive summary, Annex 1
|A new study on the leverage effect of photonics technologies on the European economy estimates that today already about 20-30% of the European economy and 10% of the European workforce depend on photonics as a key enabling technology.
|Glossary on OLED Technologies: A collection of terms and definitions for the OLED and lighting community as a first step to a dictionary. The document aims for a common use of terms and definitions referring to all aspects of OLED technology and products.
|Small and Smart: Components and Systems Research In Europe: 2009-2010: Read about the latest developments &achievements in European research in: Nanoelectronics, Microsystems, Photonics, Embedded systems and Control, and Transport, in 2009 and early 2010.
||DG INFSO, Components & Systems
|Report on European photonics clusters and national platforms present status of development, activities and future development potential 'An Overview of Photonics Innovation Clusters and National Technology Platforms in Europe'||Photonics Unit||06/2010||PDF/717KB|
|Thinking Ahead: 25 years of ICT research, Research EU, special issue
||European Commission, DG INFSO
|Report of the 'Solid State Lighting workshop'||Photonics Unit||04/2010||PDF/32KB|
|Brochure 'Photonics FP7 Call 4 Projects'||Photonics Unit||12/2009||PDF/400KB|
|Brochure 'Photonics FP7 Call 2 Projects' (available in paper copy)
|Brochure 'Photonics FP6 Projects' (available in paper copy)||Photonics Unit||09/2008||PDF/1.512KB|
|Name of publication||Author /
|Nanophotonics Foresight Report - future research directions in nanophotonics||Nanophotonics Europe Association
|Photonics21 'Photonics - Our Vision for a Key Enabling Technology of Europe'||Photonics21||07/2011||PDF/865KB|
|EOS brochure 'How optics and photonics address Europe‘s challenges of the 21st century'||EOS||07/2010||PDF/7.845KB|
|Photonics21 2nd Research Agenda 'Lighting the way ahead'||Photonics21||01/2010||PDF/3.548KB|
|Strategic Research Agenda Organic & Large Area Electronics 'Towards Green Electronics in Europe'||OEA (Organic Electronics Association),
Photonics21, EPoSS &
FP7 Project OPERA
|Economic Impact Study 'Photonics in Europe'||Photonics21||09/2008||PDF/1.489KB|
|Photonics21 Strategic Research Agenda ' Towards a bright future to Europe '||Photonics21||09/2008||PDF/6.894KB|
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