The Photonics Research and Innovation (PREIN) is the leading organization for Photonics research in Finland. Its research activities are conducted by 3 Universities and 1 research institute located across Finland. PREIN employs more than 300 people, who work both on publicly financed research projects and industrial contracts. PREIN has extensive expertise in all aspects of Photonics Research ranging from optical systems design, to the fabrication of nanomaterials optical components, development of advanced light sources with tailored properties, and up to system integration and instrumentation development. PREIN has an extensive network of International collaborations around the world which ensures direct access tothe latest scientific advances.