The Region

Thuringia is one of Europe's leading centers for optics and photonics. Internationally renowned companies such as Carl Zeiss, SCHOTT, JENOPTIK and globally acknowledged research instutues are based here, creating individual solutions for demanding clients. About 170 companies with 15.000 highly-skilled employees have profound expertise in:

  • optics and mechanics
  • measurement techniques & sensor technology
  • laser & radiation sources
  • optoelectronics
  • micro & fibre optics
  • optical materials
  • lighting technologies