On March 15, the annual Photonics Event took place in the iGent building of Ghent University. The Event was organised by GOS (Ghent Optics Society) and the UGent-VUB Program Board.
The aim of the Photonics Event is to ‘connect companies, students and researchers’ and to do so, we have opted to invite a couple of photonics companies and ask them to give a workshop to our students. Besides the first and second master year students, PhD-students also joined in. Students were able to choose 3 workshops of their choice (out of the 5 workshops on offer).
Both Trinean and Luceda Photonics organised a business-simulation game, imec and huawei presented their company and explained who it was to work in their environment and finally commscope took it to a next level and offered hands-on training on fiber connecting.
We’ve concluded the day with a nice networking reception with all students, company members, researchers and the professors from the Program Board.