19 November 2015

Discover the Power of Light – Three European Projects Bring Photonics Closer to Society

Photonics is the science and technology of generating, controlling, and detecting photons. It underpins technologies of daily life from smartphones to laptops to the Internet to medical instruments to lighting technology. Businesses in the field of photonics and light-based technologies work on solving key societal challenges, such as energy generation and energy efficiency, healthy ageing of the population, climate change, and security. Photonic technologies have major impact on the world economy with a current global market of €300 billion and projected market value of over €600 billion in 2020.

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18 November 2015

The results of competition of short films about light: Light & Movies have been declared

The higher school of light design of ITMO University, Creative association of lighting designers RULD and Institute of Cinema and Television summed up the results of the competition of short films about light “Light & Movies”.

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17 November 2015

In An International exhibition of decorative and technical lighting, electrical equipment and automation of buildings of Interlight Moscow powered by Light+Building 2015 took place in Moscow.

ITMO university, the Higher school of light design of ITMO University and creative association of lighting designers of RULD became official partners of the “Interlight Moscow powered by Light+Building 2015 exhibition”.

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13 November 2015

Feofilov symposium on spectroscopy of crystals is held in St. Petersburg

From November 9 to November 13 the XVI International Feofilov symposium dated to the anniversary of an outstanding scientist-optician Pyotr Feofilov’s birthday is held in St. Petersburg. More than a hundred researchers from Russia, foreign and neighboring countries participate in the action.

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