Photonics TALENT International Summer School

8 - 12 July 2024

Would you like to discover the latest industrial innovations on laser source development and applications?

Would you like to learn how to transform R&D ideas into new products and solutions, and meet companies working on cutting-edge advancements within the field of photonics?

From health technologies to optical communication, sustainable manufacturing and cutting-edge quantum technologies, Photonics is driving the innovations of the future.

Photonics Talent brings together undergraduates and PhD students to offer firsthand exposure to industrially strategic and ground-breaking domains of photonics such as:

  • State-of-the-art laser source development for innovative applications from manufacturing to microscopy
  • Artificial intelligence for smart laser-based manufacturing and Industry 4.0
  • Industrial applications of ultra-fast laser systems for next-generation sustainable manufacturing
  • Photonics for Quantum technologies and applications
  • Special session on attosecond science and its applications in particle physic


Quick overview

  • Registration fees include the following for all participants : accommodation, coffee breaks, lunches and the special event dinner.
  • Special presentations led by industrial professionals and by internationally recognized scientific experts.
  • poster session, scheduled to give all students the opportunity to present their work and take part in fruitful exchanges with experts from several industrial and academic sectors. A best poster prize is going to be awarded at the end of the summer school.
  • Visits to regional photonics actors such as Amplitude, ALPhANOV, TOPTICA Photonics and Exail to discover how technology transfer supports the exploitation of ideas from R&D laboratories to production sites.
  • job fair to discover all the latest job opportunities with the possibility to exchange directly with companies and research organizations through one-to-one meetings.

Key information

  • Registration fees : € 50
  • Scholarships : available for master’s students
  • Abstract / Motivation letter submission deadline : 8th of March, 2024
  • Registration deadline : 8th of March 2024
  • Summer School dates : 8 – 12 July, 2024
  • Maximum number of participants: ~50 undergraduates and PhD students


8 - 12 July 2024

Bordeaux, France