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B-PHOT celebrates International Day of Light with new website


B-PHOT Brussels Photonics celebrates the UNESCO International Day of Light by launching this new website. Check out our new online hub for all information our research, innovation, education and STEM activities in photonics, the science and technology of light and its applications!

The website also contains plenty of information on studying photonics in Brussels including testimonials of our alumni. So, check out what young photonic engineers think of our programme and see what professional careers they are pursuing. The ‘News’ section will update you with news on B-PHOT photonics research, publications, projects, events, and much more! And if you want to contact a B-PHOT member personally you will find contact information on her or his personal page.

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Hugo Thienpont - Director B-PHOT

"With this new website, Brussel Photonics reaches yet another important milestone in its photonics roadmap. It clearly illustrates B-PHOT’s educational, research and innovation capabilities in photonics and its offerings to support society and industry."

Heidi Ottevaere - Programme Director

"On the education page of B-PHOT’s newly launched website, interested students can find all details of the European MSc in Photonics programme with highlights on the educational programme, scholarships, international mobility opportunities as well as the student life in Brussels. The hands-on training and the strong link with industry that students can experience during their studies here are making our MSc and PhD programmes unique."

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International Day of Light (IDL)

The International Day of Light is a global initiative that provides an annual focal point for the continued appreciation of light and the role it plays in science, culture, art, education and sustainable development, and in diverse fields such as medicine, communications and energy. IDL is held on May 16th, the anniversary of the first successful operation of the laser in 1960 by Theodore Maiman.