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An article on the use of UV-LEDs for non-invasive measurement of the sun protection factor has been authored by UVphotonics CEO Jens Rass and Carina Reble and Martina Meinke of Charité Berlin. The article can be downloaded free of charge from Wiley.(Download article)

Meet us at Photonics West 2018

UVphotonics will be joining as a presenter at SPIE Photonics West 2018, which will be held in San Francisco, California, United States from 30 January - 1 February 2018. You can meet us at booth 4529 to find out more about our products and to meet our team.(more info.)

UVphotonics selected to be among the top 50 start-ups in Germany

In 2016, more than 20,000 applications of start-ups were entered into 163 start-up-competitions and pitches. The online portal "Für-Grü" analysed the competitions and selected the 50 most successful start-ups. UVphotonics was ranked place 21. (press release on

Article on "Nitride-Based UV-LEDs and Their Application" published in Optik&Photonik

The CEOs of UVphotonics published an article on the technology of UV-LEDs and their application in fields such as water disinfection, plant growth, sensing and production. The article can be downloaded free of charge from Wiley.(Download article)

Photonics Cluster "Optik-BB" publishes company portrait of UVphotonics

UVphotonics NT GmbH was portrayed by the Photonics Cluster Optik-BB. This cluster combines the two fields Optical Technologies and Microsystems Technology. It was built within the framework of the joint innovation strategy of the federal states of Berlin and Brandenburg (innoBB), and it is aiming to provide companies and research institutions access to resources, such as knowledge and capital, at both local and international level.(Press release

UVphotonics NT GmbH wins Leibniz-Gründerpreis (Founder Award) 2016

UVphotonics NT GmbH was chosen as the winner of  the Leibniz-Gründerpreis (Founder award) on 18th March 2016 from eight nominated start-up initiatives from Leibniz institutes. The prize of 50,000 Euro is intended to support the company financially in developing a successful marketing and sales strategy. (Press release

Dr. Neysha Lobo Ploch awarded the Dissertationpreis Adlershof 

The Dissertationpreis Aldlershof was awarded to Dr. Neysha Lobo Ploch on 9th February 2016 for her pioneer work on the design of highly efficient UV LEDs and the comprehensive presentation of her scientific results. She shares the first place award of 3000 Euro with Jan Kischkat from the Humboldt University of Berlin. (Press release)