With its focus on optical technologies, components and systems in the form of optical modules, optomechanics/optoelectronics, fibre-optics, fibre-optic cables, laser and fibre-laser components as well coating technologies, Optatec has a worldwide, uniquely special status, because alone Optatec deals with all aspects of research, science and industrial applications in the field of optical technologies. Photonics is the key to future manufacturing technology. Photovoltaic systems will dominate the future of resource-conserving, climate-neutral hot water heating. Innovative solar systems with significantly increased power density assure efficient conversion of sunlight into energy. And Optatec will present more than just the state-of-the-art in this regard!