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Photonics Bretagne ClusterXchange, in conjunction with PhD Days 2024, Lannion, France

January 24, 2024 @ 8:00 am January 26, 2024 @ 5:00 pm EET

The next edition of the Photonics PhD Days will take place in Lannion, Brittany, France, from January 24th to January 26th 2024!

This three-day, fully English-speaking event, aims to bring together PhD students, research centres and companies from the field of photonics and to explore entrepreneurship together.

On the agenda: conferences and roundtable, PhD pitches, PhD posters, « PhD to Startup » workshop, 1-to-1 appointments with CEOs, networking, and visits to industry and research facilities. The full agenda can be consulted on the event page.

This is a free event, but registration is required. In addition, PhD students participating to the PhD to Startup Workshop will be offered free board (accommodation, meals and local transportation).

Thanks to Photonics4Indsutry, this event is eligible to the ClusterXchange funding scheme and a travel grant of 450€ can be awarded to eligible companies and research labs. Please get in touch with Photonics Bretagne’s Cluster Manager Gwenaëlle LEFEUVRE for more information and to apply for the grant!

> You are a PhD student in photonics: This event is for you! Come and pitch your PhD, then unlock your entrepreneurial potential with a case study… maybe your own PhD topic!

> You are not a PhD student: This event is also for you! Come and discover the latest scientific research in the field of photonics and meet your potential next partners or engineers!

Get up to date with the latest scientific research in photonics

Meet our young talents in photonics research and engineering

Share your own vision of the photonics industry

Discover the photonics expertise from Brittany by meeting and visiting companies and labs

Meet your next potential partner or R&D engineers, maybe!

In Brittany, the international airports of Rennes and Brest have several direct connections to major European cities. South of Brittany, the airport in Nantes is also at a reasonable distance.

Upon arrival, travelers can either rent a car (see the airport websites) or take the train, although driving might be the fastest way to reach the Pink Granite Coast.

Where to Stay: You can find a list of accommodations on Lannion’s tourism website. Please note that accommodation for PhD students participating in the workshop is included in the event. For additional nights, please get in touch with us.


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