What’s happening…

  • LIGHTtalks: careers in photonics

    LIGHTtalks: Careers in Photonics are destined for university students, as well as high school students and general public to highlight the importance of Photonics as a career option, its potential, and the fact that people with different backgrounds have come to work in photonics, the same as that people use photonics to work in different disciplines.

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  • The BIG Bell Test

    The BIG Bell Test

    Worldwide quantum physics experiments powered by human randomness.

    Through the BIG Bell Test videogame, you can choose what happens in laboratories all around the world as we test quantum physics using human unpredictability.

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  • Do you want to Touch the Light?

    Come with your school to CosmoCaixa from March 31 2016 to discover the hidden games in colors, reflections, refractions, polarizations and diffractions of light! ICFO's workshop Toca la Llum (Touch the Light!) is now open!

    For more information or to register, visit: http://agenda.obrasocial.lacaixa.es/ca/-/edu-toca-la-luz?centros=cosmocaixa-barcelona

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  • Upcoming ICFO events and activities

    List of the upcoming outreach events and activities of ICFO.

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  • Photonics: discover the power of light - from fiction to reality

    An itinerant exhibition that shows cutting-edge technologies through the eyes from a 1920s illustrator. This is an exhibition that provides a glimpse of the impact, opportunities and applications that photonics represents in many areas of society, from health to communications and from energy to industrial processes. 

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  • LIGHTtalk: lighting the future

    LIGHTtalks: Lighting the Future are destined for entrepreneurs, students attending business schools and also a broad public audience. This event aims at providing an overview of the impact of photonics in different markets and the opportunities and potential of photonics entrepreneurship. 

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  • Top Ultra-Secret at TopScience-CosmoCaixa

    Interactive exhibition about quantum cryptography (how to send secret messages using the fascinating quantum properties of photons). You can visit it at CosmoCaixa. From October 2014, you can also attend guided tours for highschool groups. The exhibition is part of the new space Top Science.

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  • Alice in Wonderland is 150 years old!

    2015 is the International Year of light. Alice in Wonderland is 150 years old. ICFO celebrates it in Kosmópolis - The Amplified Literature Fest, with an activity about riddles and secrets hidden light. You have to write alternative adventures of Alice and listen live how some trobadours who will narrate your stories.

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  • ICFO Open Day

    The ICFO Open Day is a day full of activities designed to highlight the fascinating properties of light as well as its wide range of applications.

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  • Visits


    ICFO opens its door to interested people, who can visit ICFO's facilities.

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