On 21-23 September, experts in photonics technologies and representatives of the most advanced companies gathered in Lithuania, Vilnius for an international „Baltic Photonics“ 2022 event. The event was organized by the Photonics4Industry partner “TOOLAS” cluster, the Innovation Agency’s project “Promotion and Development of Innovation Networking” (INOLINK), the Lithuanian cluster network “KlasterLT”, the Visoriai Information Technology Park (VITP), the Lithuanian Innovation Centre (LIC).
The event gathered together experts and leaders in photonics technology to discuss technology developments, applications, and challenges, as well as attract cross-sectoral industries to discuss key issues and needs.
After a two-year break, the annual live event was again well attended with more than 30 representatives of Lithuanian and global entities from the photonics sector, including representatives of “Optogama”, “Optonas”, “Femtika”, “Light Conversion”, “Amplitude”, “Lumibird”, “Renishaw”, “Litilit” and others.
During the Contact and Innovation Conference, speakers gave over 20 different presentations on laser additive manufacturing, optical systems, the use of artificial intelligence in optronics, laser sensors, and the use of laser technologies in security & defense applications. The long-standing and successful B2B format of the event attracted well-known foreign partners and new businesses that want to get to know local photonics community. Participants also had an opportunity to visit 8 local companies specializing in the laser technology industry.
„Baltic Photonics“ participants emphasized the importance of the event for the photonics sector. According to them, such events bring a lot of benefits to the conference participants. It helps to establish new local and international business relations, expand cooperation with scientific institutions and stimulate further development of technologies.
For more information, please visit: https://klaster.lt/en/baltic-photonics-2022-laser-micromachining-opportunities-are-increasing-and-the-range-of-applications-is-expanding/