POG Precision Optics Gera


fo+ Freeform Optics Plus

Eight leading Thuringian Photonic companies and two prestigious research institutes have teamed up in the »Innovative Regional Growth Core« fo+ [freeform optics plus] to develop and market innovative freeform optical systems.

The challenge: six levels to innovation

The alliance unites all aspects of added value for the purpose of producing high-quality and efficient freeform optical systems for national and international customers.

The project started in January 2014 and will run for three years.

freeform optics plus: www.fo-plus.de


This project is supported by the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF).

BMBF Entrepreneurial Regions: www.unternehmen-region.de

"Entrepreneurial Regions" stands for the building and expansion of special technological, scientific and economic competences in East German regions. Its goal is the sustainable transfer of these competences to innovations, economic growth and employment. The "Entrepreneurial Regions" development programmes therefore establish the basis for the creation of regional economic clusters.