The non-profit research association Bayerisches Laserzentrum GmbH (blz) is one of the well-established centres for
applied laser research in Germany. The blz assists industrial companies to open up new application areas for photonics
and especially in the field of laser technology. Furthermore, the blz develops and produces application specific optical
systems and components. The blz sees itself as the connective link between fundamental research and industrial
application and made it its business that users can benefit from the advantages of photonic technologies.
It has been an active testing laboratory since 2003, testing and certifying laser safety products and offering consulting services.
Many years of research led to cross-technological competences and a comprehensive know-how in the field of laser technology at the blz. The center shares this knowledge through a broad range of advanced training opportunities.