Optec-Berlin-Brandenburg (OpTecBB) e.V. Competence Network for Optical Technologies
Optec-Berlin-Brandenburg e.V. (OpTecBB) is the competence network for optical technologies and micro-system technology in the region of Berlin-Brandenburg. OpTecBB is an initiative of companies and scientific institutions in Berlin-Brandenburg who aim to explore and use the technology together. OpTecBB was founded on September 14th, 2000 by companies, research institutions, universities and federations supported by relevant ministries in Brandenburg and the Berlin Senate. Today, the association has approximately 100 institutional employees. As a registered association, OpTecBB is represented by a board which is elected during the members’ meeting. The OpTecBB head office supports the work of the association and its board. OpTecBB and its partners ZAB and BerlinPartner are mainly responsible for the content of the cluster management in Cluster Optik in Berlin-Brandenburg. OpTecBB is a member of OpecNet Deutschland e.V., a fusion of all German regional competence networks for optical technologies. Within the framework of that common organization all members can profit from cooperation across Germany, international contacts and joint trade fair participations. In addition, OpTecBB is a member of EPIC - European Photonics Industry Consortium.