Empowering smart, efficient industry (aerospace, automotive, etc.)

Socio-economic impact

Development of novel healthcare treatments based on photonics Advanced quality control systems Increasing precision manufacturing Increasing performance (cost-competitive and resource-efficient) of production processes Fully digital value chain from supplier, producer, customer, user… Data communications, always and everywhere Internet of Things: a world of increasing connectivity and complexity High-performance processing (classical and quantum) Energy efficiency (highly efficient energy generation, lighting, etc.) Green photonics (for example organic photovoltaics, OLEDs) Advanced sensing and imaging techniques Encryption technologies Connected, autonomous vehicles Smart roads Monitoring of soil, fields, livestock, machinery Food manufacturing, inspection and packaging Water management and sanitation Promoting circular economy Portable and immediate chemical and biological sensing Health diagnosis, therapies and surgeries Data-driven economy and digital society Clean growth and clean environment Security and safety for society Future mobility Agrifood and food safety Empowering smart, efficient industry Ageingsociety
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I&T Photonics Activities

Research center

Tecnalia

Main researcher

Researcher name: 
Isabel Obieta
Researcher email: 
isabel.obieta@tecnalia.com

Description

(MICRO-NANO)FABRICATION for PHOTONICS

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Applied Photonics Group

Research center

UPV-EHU

Main researcher

Researcher name: 
Joseba Zubia
Researcher email: 
joseba.zubia@ehu.eus

Description

The "Applied Photonics Bilbao", started his research activities on Polymer Optical Fibres and optical sensors in 1993.

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Group Materials + Technologies (GMT)

Research center

UPV-EHU

Main researcher

Researcher name: 
Arantxa Eceiza
Researcher email: 
arantxa.eceiza@ehu.es

Description

The Group `Materials + Technologies´ (GMT) is one of the research group of the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering of the University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU, focus its technological and human resources on the development of three main goals: training, research and transfer of knowledge.

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Computer Vision

Research center

Tecnalia

Main researcher

Researcher name: 
Estibaliz Garrote
Researcher email: 
estibaliz.garrote@tecnalia.com

Description

Tecnalia’s Computer Vision Research Group is part of the Industry and Transport division and has over 30 years of experience in the fields of image processing and intelligent systems’ development.

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2D Nanophotonics

Research center

Donostia International Physics Center

Main researcher

Researcher name: 
Alexey Nikitin
Researcher email: 
alexey@dipc.org

Description

The research topics of 2D Nanophotonics group are focused on light-matte interaction taking place in 2D materials.

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Quantum Nanophotonics Laboratory

Research center

Materials Physics Center

Main researcher

Researcher name: 
Gabriel Molina Terriza
Researcher email: 
gabriel.molina.terriza@gmail.com

Description

The Quantum Nanophotonics Laboratory is led by Ikerbasque Research Professor Gabriel Molina-Terriza. We are a team of scientists endeavoruing to unveil the physics of the interactions of quantum light and matter at the nanoscale.

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