Celebrate IYL2015: The International Year of Light

“LIGHT IS BRIGHTENING, COLORING AND EMPOWERING LIFE AND THE BASIS FOR ALL HUMAN ACTIVITY”

The International Year of Light 2015 recognizes the importance of raising global awareness of how light-based technologies promote sustainable development and provide solutions to global challenges in energy, education, agriculture, and health.

Why is light so important?

Light does not only connect people around the world, but it plays a vital role in creating solutions for important global issues. From photosynthesis to galaxies light years away, light is everywhere. Celebrate the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015 (IYL2015) and discover why light, is in fact, life.

Celebrate IYL2015 - Celebrate the International Year of Light in 2015 with us!

Celebrate IYL2015 – Celebrate the International Year of Light in 2015 with us!

Celebrate IYL2015 with us!

The science and technology of light are essential for the future development of humankind, and in the search of solutions to solve global problems in sustainability and healthcare through international cooperation.We sincerely hope that many others around the globe will follow us on the exciting journey of light. With light, we can build bridges, overcome gaps between poor and rich, young and old, light and darkness…

Light for the Future

We hope that International Year of Light will increase global awareness of the central role of light in human activities through optics and photonics, and that the brightest young minds continue to be attracted to careers in this field!