Welcome

The Forum is a consortium of Welsh companies, University research groups, users and support organisations, formed following the impetus of activities in North Wales, and is dedicated to the development and profitability of the opto-electronics sector in Wales and internationally. Opto-electronics is all around and part of everyones daily life, and probably those who will gain most from the Forum are the people and companies for whom the technology currently forms a small part of their work. [ more ]

Opto-Electronics in action


North Wales Photonics Launchpad - Winners Announced

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Events

INSPACE ONE
3rd August 2017 Join this evening event from 7-10pm in the Pontio Conference Centre, Bangor to help develop amazing ...
Venturefest Scotland 2017
20th September 2017 8am start - An Innovate UK event - a National Business Innovation summit to help high growth SMEs an...
Business Growth North West Conference
26th September 2017 An all day event with leading Business & Industry experts, covering key business opportunities withi...
Thin Film & Coating Technologies for Science & Industry
11th October 2017 A programme of invited speakers and a poster session brought to you by Enlighten Meetings, Vacuum Sy...
Photonex 17 & Vacuum Expo
11th October 2017 Photonex is the UK's showcase event dedicated to photonics, applied optical equipment, biophotonics...

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Keeping you up to date with the Opto-Electronics Industry in Wales

WOF

Photonics Academy

Bangor University is now home to the Photonics Academy. Visit our new website here http://www.pawb.bangor.ac.uk

UK Solar PV Roadmap - Strategy for 2020

The Strategy can be found at [ http://tinyurl.com/ofq31rx ]

Report on the International Year of Light

Read the results of the 2015 IYoL in Wales [ here ]

A Photonics Enabled Innovation Strategy for Wales

A Photonics Enabled Innovation Strategy for Wales

Read about the Welsh Opto-electronics Forum's vision for Wales, enabling faster wealth creation from new science and technology.
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Newsletter

Download the latest WOF newsletter, as well as previous editions [ more ]