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New production facility speeds up global growth at Tampere laser cluster

A rapidly growing cluster of semiconductor and laser technology companies has developed in Tampere's Laser Valley in Rusko.

Tampere's Laser Valley in Rusko has become a hub for semiconductor and laser technology companies. Vexlum, Picophotonics, and RefleKron, spin-offs of Tampere University's Optoelectronics Research Centre, have inaugurated a laser production facility in the area. These companies develop and manufacture solutions for the global laser market to address challenges in quantum computing, self-driving vehicles, intelligent manufacturing, and other key technologies.


The facility is expected to support the growing demand for top-class laser technology. Vexlum focuses on lasers for quantum computers, while RefleKron produces components for ultrafast lasers. The companies aim to serve critical sectors and expand their market presence in various applications.

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