Max Planck School of Photonics: National Network of Excellence selected by Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Press Release of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF / 5.9.2017

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has called for the implementation of a new network of excellence under the lead of the Fraunhofer Institute of Applied Optics and Precision Engineering (IOF). The Max Planck School of Photonics (MPSP) focusses the key strengths of the German Photonics Community and will support highly skilled young researchers on a world class level. The national network of excellence aims to level the playing field with elite institutions, such as the American Havard University or the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) by setting new standards in the research with light.