Association Partners

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AILU and EPIC work together in Europe. AILU is run by and for the UK laser community, its membership extends over five continents and is made up of laser users in industry and academia as well as by manufacturers and suppliers of lasers and laser-related equipment and services. The association enjoys worldwide recognition for the practical advice it offers on technical and business matters related to laser applications in manufacturing. It is a leader in fostering co-operation and collaboration within the laser community, promoting best practice in industrial laser materials processing and allied technologies and supports the maintenance and improvement of standards for laser safety and performance.

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AIM Photonics (American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics) is an industry driven public-private partnership that focuses the nation’s premiere capabilities and expertise to capture critical global manufacturing leadership in a technology that is both essential to National security and positioned to provide a compelling ROI to the U.S. economy. The Institute’s goal is to emulate the dramatic successes experienced by the electronics industry over the past 40 years and transition key lessons, processes, and approaches to the photonic integrated circuit industry. AIM Photonics supports SMEs, providing practical access and technology on-ramps for U.S. industry, government, and academic communities. We are creating a National PIC manufacturing infrastructure, widely accessible and inherently flexible to meet the challenges of the marketplace with practical, innovative solutions.

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CECIMO and EPIC work together in Europe. CECIMO is the European Association of the Machine Tool Industries, it brings together 15 national Associations of Machine Tool Builders, which represent approximately 1500 industrial enterprises in Europe, over 80% of which are SMEs. It accounts for almost 150,000 employees and a turnover of nearly 21 Billion EUR in 2011.

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DIGITALEUROPE and EPIC work together in Europe. As a matter of fact, the office of EPIC is hosted in the facilities of DIGITALEUROPE. DIGITALEUROPE, the leading industry body for the main actors of the digital economy, represents over 100 members of the world’s largest IT, telecoms and consumer electronics companies and national associations from every part of Europe.

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FTTH Council Europe and EPIC work together in Europe. Founded in 2004, it is an industry organisation whose mission is to accelerate the availability of fibre-based, ultra-high-speed access networks for the benefit of consumers and businesses across the continent.

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Greenlight for Girls and EPIC work together to promote photonics towards students in the context of EPIC Adopt A Classroom. Greenlight for Girls is an international organisation dedicated to inspire girls of all ages and backgrounds to pursue STEM (Science, Engineering, Technology, Math) subjects by introducing them to the world of science in fun and exciting ways!

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Joint Forces for Solar (JF4S) initiative is supported by EPIC because it promotes photovoltaic solar energy. JF4S is a global synergy of stakeholders along the solar value chain from international corporations to local installers. It brings grass-roots knowledge and know-how to a global dimension and international best practice to local markets. With its signature event series “PV Briefing & Networking Forum”, the initiative aims to bring together local decision-makers with international companies from the solar industry to encourage the exchange of ideas and expertise and pave the way for business partnerships.

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LightingEurope is an industry association representing leading European lighting manufacturers, national lighting associations, and companies producing materials. We are committed to innovation, sustainability, quality and leadership. We contribute to shape policy and establish industry standards and guidelines. We are dedicated to promoting efficient lighting practices for the benefit of the global environment, human comfort, and the health and safety of consumers.

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The Nanophotonics Europe Association is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with the objective of promoting science and technology in the emerging area of nanophotonics. Its mission is to forge partnerships between industry and academia, promote scientific excellence and provide input to international roadmapping activities, and to contribute to European research policy and work programs in all areas where nanophotonics can have significant impacts.

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Organic Electronics Saxony (OES) is Europe’s leading cluster for organic semiconductors. OES understands itself as a technological exchange platform and joins together the leading Saxon and Central German companies and research institutes in the field of organic electronics. The strategic objective is the continuous development of the know-how of organic, printed and flexible electronics in the global challenge.

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SEMI and EPIC work together in Europe. SEMI is the global industry association that serves the manufacturing supply chain for the micro and nanoelectronics industry. SEMI members are responsible for the innovations and technologies that enable smarter, faster, more powerful, and more affordable electronic products and devices that bring the power of the digital age to more people every day. SEMI Europe bundles the forces of the European industry involved in semiconductor-related research and development as well as manufacturing across the entire value chain.

Vertical Farming Association

The Association for Vertical Farming is an internationally active nonprofit organization of individuals, companies, research institutions and universities focusing on advancing Vertical Farming technologies, designs and businesses.