The Centre for Advanced Photonics and Process Analysis (CAPPA) are hosting an Innovation Through Light Seminar as part of Cork Institute of Technology innovation week. This seminar will take place on Monday the 4th of March from 1 – 2 pm in the Nimbus Seminar room in Cork Institute of Technology. 

This is a free seminar open to all companies and individuals across all sectors, focuses on the benefits of innovation and showcases what state funding is available to begin your innovation journey as well as the impact innovation through light is having on future technologies. 

The seminar will focus on:  

  • Insights into the world of photonics  
  • How innovation can transform your business
  • Understanding state funding incentives
  • Integrating collaboration and innovation into your business

CAPPA has helped start-ups, SME’s and multinational companies to avail of various government funding incentives and integrate their innovation ideas into their business and advance them further. There will be examples of companies, from various sectors, which have utilized these state funding incentives and how this impacted their business. There will also be insights into how photonics is impacting future technologies. There will be light lunch served prior to the seminar. 

As part of this event CAPPA will also be holding an Innovation Through Light competition which will run from 4th to 8th of March. To enter this competition all you need to do is tweet @cappa_cit how you see innovation through light in your everyday life or the best current, future or potential uses of innovation through light that you have come across. You must be following CAPPA on twitter, @cappa_cit and use the #InnovationThroughLight in your tweet in order to enter. There is one €100 and one €50 one4all voucher for the winner and runner up of this competition. Winners will be announced on Friday 8th of March.  

This is a free seminar however; pre-registration is essential. You can register for this free event here: 

For any queries or more information, please call CAPPA on 021 433 5338 or email [email protected]