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Application deadline: 15 January 2016

The prize will be presented at the Photonics Public Private Partnership Annual Meeting, which will be held in Brussels on the 1st and 2nd March 2016





You can download the Photonics21 Student Innovation Award 2016 announcement.


The Photonics21 Student Innovation Award promotes photonics research works with a high industrial impact.


Any person under 35 and active in the field of optics and photonics may apply for the Photonics21 Student Innovation Award. The award consists of a certificate, a trophy as well as a cash prize of € 5,000.


Applicants must submit the following documents:

  • The completed application form,
  • One letter of support (by a supervisor or mentor),
  • A short (2 page) biography/CV
  • A list of peer reviewed publications
  • A description of the innovative R&D work (not exceeding 4 pages of A4, 12 point text), making clear the nature of innovation potential impact to industry


The application deadline for participating in the Photonics21 Student Innovation Award 2016 is the 15th January 2016.


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For any further details you can download the Photonics21 Student Innovation Award prize rules.