• Photonics in 5 minutes! Celebrating Women in Science
    February 11, 2021
    Discover the world of photonics with these 3 ICFO female scientists in celebration of the International Day of Women...
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  • People looking at the posters of the Young Photonics Congress
    Young Photonics Congress 2021
    March 12, 2021 (Deadline for project submissions: January 31)
    Live the experience of a scientific congress where the spotlight is on young people!
    Online
  • ICFO Decide Game
    Available dates
    Discover ICFO from wherever you are
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  • CARLA camp - virtual edition
    February 23, 24 & 25, 2021 (Deadline for registration: January 25)
    A career camp to discover the myriad of professional opportunities of photonics
    Online
  • High school research projects
    Available dates
    Discover how ICFO can help you with your project: there are many opportunities waiting for you!
    ICFO and online
  • Resources for teachers
    ICFO creates content and materials that teachers are welcome to use in their classrooms.
    Online
  • Quantum Tour
    Enter the fascinating world of quantum physics through this unique platform!
    Online

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At ICFO, Outreach is one of our priority missions.  The Outreach team combines scientific background and a multidisciplinary approach and format to create a large portfolio of programs and activities that target audiences in all areas of society. ICFO’s Outreach activities aim to inspire students, teachers, fellow scientists, the general public and industry at large, demonstrating the power of light as a tool for research, technology, industry and society.  The main goal of ICFO’s Outreach Program is to promote the potential, pervasiveness and ubiquity of the science and technology of light and its industrial applications.