Wednesday October 21, 2020

Cork researchers partner with German photonics firm to bring breakthroughs to industry

The Tyndall National Institute aims to make the city a global gateway for photonics research

19th September, 2020
Peter O’Brien of Tyndall National Institute: ‘We will continue to build a world-leading research capability to support companies in Ireland and to unleash the power of photonics’

The Tyndall National Institute is collaborating with German company FiconTEC to develop manufacturing solutions that transfer breakthroughs in their research to immediate industrial impact.

The Verden-headquartered photonics equipment manufacturer set up a new research team at the Tyndall facility in Cork city centre last October.

“FiconTEC has installed state-of-the-art photonics manufacturing equipment at Tyndall to support the development of these advanced manufacturing technologies,” Peter O’Brien, head of photonics packaging research at Tyndall....

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