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European photonic technology platform and strategic roadmap: Polish technology platform in photonics
Author(s): Ryszard S. Romaniuk
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Paper Abstract

The European Technology Platform Photonics21 is an organization to coordinate common applied research and industrial activities and to realize large multibillion applied technological projects. Analogous projects of global weight are established in the USA (National Photonics Initiative) and in Asia. Photonics21 organization calls and names Photonics a key enabling technology of Europe in 21 century, and estimates that it will decide of the development of many fields of industry and civilization infrastructure during this century. It concerns such areas like: medicine, environment protection, food production and agriculture, telecommunications, transportation, civil engineering, safety, immediate human environment, etc. There is lively interest of this country and local research and industrial, economic and political communities in active participation in such large pan European industrial sectors initiatives. The paper, prepared on the basis of the public and membership materials of Photonics21, and Polish public organizations involved in Photonics presents a concise portrait of these organizations, their activities, from the perspective of abilities and ambitions of Europe and this country.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 May 2014
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 9228, Optical Fibers and Their Applications 2014, 922803 (12 May 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2066100
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Ryszard S. Romaniuk, Warsaw Univ. of Technology (Poland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9228:
Optical Fibers and Their Applications 2014
Jan Dorosz; Ryszard S. Romaniuk, Editor(s)

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