Collaborative projects

Teaming up to go further

ICFO teams up at the local and international levels with organizations, museums, projects, science festivals and events to multiply dissemination and innovation

If you would like to team up or simply know more about ICFO outreach, please get in touch!

outreach@icfo.eu

Collaborative projects

Teaming up to go further

ICFO teams up at the local and international levels with organizations, museums, projects, science festivals and events to multiply dissemination and innovation

If you would like to team up or simply know more about ICFO outreach, please get in touch!

outreach@icfo.eu

ICFO founded and is currently coordinating ECOP (European Centres for Outreach in Photonics), an alliance committed to create long-term partnerships for enhanced engagement in Photonics outreach.

PHABLABS 4.0

A H2020 project with the participation of ECOP (VUB, ICFO, NUIG and MBI/FBH) Based on combining the World of Photonics with the growing creative ecosystem of existing Fab Labs Encompasses the development of Photonics Workshops, Photonics Challenger projects and Photonics Toolkits to be carried out and used in Fab labs.

Activities

Photonics Workshops, Photonics Challenger, Photonics Toolkits.

GoPhoton

An ECOP Initiative, coordinated by ICFO
A Pan-European outreach project funded by the FP7 program
More than 165 activities with almost 450,000 participants

Activities

Opening Events, Photonic show, Light on the waves, Girls, Boys & Photonics, Photonics Innovator, LIGHTtalks, Photonics Apps, Photonics Exhibitions, Photonic Magic Show, Photonics Explorer, Light Painting, Laboratory Visits, Open Days.

LIGHT2015 – The International Year of Light in Europe 2015

A H2020 project led by the EPS with the participation of ECOP Promotion of the importance of photonics within the framework of the IYL2015 More than 65 activities with more than 5,000 participants.

Activities

LIGHTtalks industry, LIGHTtalks entrepreneurs, LIGHTtalks careers, iSPEX, LIGHT2015 award, Photonics Explorer, Opening Ceremony, Networking event.

IYL2015 – International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015

The United Nations General Assembly 68th Session proclaimed 2015 as the IYL2015 ECOP is one of the scientific founders ECOP’s activities during 2015 were supporting this program .