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Photonics Cluster Netherlands (PCN) is the unique portal for Photonics in the Netherlands. Photonics is worldwide recognized as a key enabling technology for the 21st century and especially in Europe by the European Commission and also in the Netherlands by the High Tech Topsector.

Our mission is to increase the level of awareness of the importance of Photonics for our economy and to increase the knowledge of Photonics at all levels of education, and as a result more industrial activities and more jobs in the field of Photonics. Under the umbrella of Photonics 21 PCN is in close collaboration with EU-partners in almost all EU-countries.