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Lighthouse Partners


Photonics is a $700 billion global industry, with much of its production sector rooted in SMEs and start-up companies.
Photonics is critical to the high technology sector, including
            Optical communications, especially broadband internet
            Materials processing, sensing, measurement, and medical devices
            CD and DVD technology, checkout scanning
            Ultra fast and highly accurate tools for industry
            Materials processing using high-power lasers
New Zealand research in optics and photonics is among the best in the world; this knowledge and expertise will be linked to industry in New Zealand through the Lighthouse Platform.
Lighthouse areas of photonics expertise:
Optical communications, fibre optics, ultra fast broadband
Laser processing and precision micro-engineering
Strain sensing for buildings, earthquakes
Gas and other molecule sensing
Construction of precision laser systems