Activities for young minds

Activities directed to young minds

ECOP members work closely with their local education networks to create activities and material to promote photonics and STEM in general among young students.


Talks and lectures targeting different ages to engage young students and create interest in photonics and STEM in general.

Open Days and visits

Open Days and visits organized for schools.


Contests that integrate art and humanities to engage students with different sensitivities and challenges to boost interest in technology and photonics in general.


Hands on activities that enable young students to learn about photonics in fun ways.


Meeting point for young students to learn about photonics, as experience participation in congresses early on and promote photonics and STEM careers.

Internships and school research projects

Following local, internal application procedures, ECOP members have internship programs in place and provide support for school research projects.