NB-Photonics: multidisciplinary research in photonics

*** NB-Photonics interactive exhibition ‘Zonder licht wordt het donker!’ takes place 31 January to 9 February!

Further information and practical details of this must-see event here (in Dutch) ***


Today’s important challenges are multifaceted. Effective solutions involve developing and applying suitable key enabling technologies.

NB-Photonics, the Center for Nano- and Biophotonics at Ghent University, brings together multidisciplinary partnerships to solve scientific issues and training needs across photonics, with particular focus on links in nano- and biotechnology areas.

At the core of NB-Photonics, 20 professors from various faculties contribute their expertise towards projects in collaboration with academic and industry partners. NB-Photonics operates at crossroads such as

  • photonic integrated circuits and lab-on-chip approaches
  • nanomaterials development
  • electro-optical particle manipulation
  • monitoring, characterization and imaging of biological systems.

Explore our site to discover the capabilities of NB-Photonics to solve your scientific challenges and training needs.

If you would like to stay informed about NB-Photonics-related activities or if you are interested to participate in the multidisciplinary training seminars:

Follow our NB-Photonics twitter feed @NBPhotonics or email