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Light for innovation

Photonic technologies have an enormous potential for growth and innovation. Through public-funded research and development projects as well as contract research, development and consulting for industry, the LZH makes significant contributions to technological progress. The Lower Saxony-based institute transfers the results into industry, and thus helps companies maintain and increase their competitiveness. 

Bundled expertise under one umbrella

The five research and development departments at the LZH provide sound interdisciplinary knowledge at both the fundamental and the application level, in order to further unleash the potential of photons for the lead markets health, mobility, climate and resource protection, energy and the environment, Industry 4.0 as well as new materials. No matter what your question is: Our physicists, chemists, biologists, and mechanical and electrical engineers work together across the disciplines and departments to create your custom solution.