B-PHOT teams up a critical mass of 70 highly skilled researchers and technology experts, coached and directed by Prof. Hugo Thienpont. Their joint mission is to embrace photonics, connect the dots between photonics research, innovation, education and STEM, and to create links to other science and engineering disciplines.
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One impossible thing at the time.
Capt Jean-Luc Picard
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Connecting photonics education with research and industry.
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There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen
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Free your mind, think photonics.
The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
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Driving photonics innovation through advanced manufacturing.
Jürgen Van Erps
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Be factful, think enlighted and act compassionate.
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It's easy to hit the highest precision, you only have to touch the right key at the right time and the machine will play itself.
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Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn, and you will.
EU Project Support Officer
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Sandra Van Vlierberghe
Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill
Valéry Ann Jacobs
Inspiring a brighter future together.
When one teaches, two learn. Robert Heinlein
There is nothing more practical than a good theory. Kurt Lewin
Dream big and dare to fail.
Driving photonics innovation into industrial applications.
Your specs break the Laws of Physics. Unknown optical designer
Learning is never enough!
Life is always full of light when you choose to do research in Photonics. Join our team and make the world brighter!
I am not made of convictions but only doubts. Zdzisław Beksiński
Alejandro Madrid Sanchez
The meaning of life is to give life meaning. Ken Hudgins
Brevity is the soul of wit. Shakespeare, Hamlet
Difficult roads always lead to beautiful destinations.
Learn to be worthy of the women of every class, culture, and historical age who spoke boldly. Adrienne Rich
Camila Castillo Pinto
The only source of knowledge is experience. Albert Einstein
Developing space optical instruments to improve climate change monitoring.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand
more, so we may fear less.
Caminante, no hay camino. Se hace camino al andar. Antonio Machado
This is merely a rest during that endless journey, not where the journey ends, but where it begins anew. Munshi Premchan
Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. Albert Einstein
Never regret decisions you made. They were what you believed to be right at the time.
Think like a proton, always B-PHOTsitive.
Robbe De Mey
Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. Albert Einstein
An engineer is a person who solves problems that he didn't learn from anywhere.
If you dream, dream big.
B-PHOT or be not!
If your only tool is a hammer, every problem tends to look like a nail.
Life is beautiful not because of the things we see or the things we do but because of the people we meet. Simon Sinek
Asset and Supply Chain Manager
Tine De Pauw
Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most. Augusta F. Kantra
An Van Den Berghe
EU Projects Administrative Assistant
Nothing can dim the light that shines from within. Maya Angelou
Assistant Financial Processing
The secret of getting ahead is getting started. Mark Twain
Do what you can't. Casey Neistat
Timo Van Gucht
Marketing & Communications