Tradition and innovation

The location of Jena, the German Optical Valley, is endued with unique potential of tradition and experience. The combination of abstract and applied research and science together with a powerful industry is outstanding within Germany.  Besides our regional network we can rely on partners  worldwide.


BDLI

The German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI) is the primary industry representative of the aerospace sector in Germany. As the voice of German aerospace, BDLI engages in dialogue with political institutions, authorities, trade associations and governments at home and abroad.

Our joint BDLI image movie reveals a closer look.

Space2Motion
The INNOspace-network Space2Motion is a new module within the INNOspace®-initiative and opens a communication platform for space and automotive industry. We are a partner within the network. 

LRT

The network LRT represents the interests of companies and facilities in the field of aerospace in Saxony and Thuringia. Jena-Optronik GmbH supports the LRT and Dietmar Ratzsch is member of the board.

fo+

Eight leading Thuringian Photonics companies and two prestigious research institutes have teamed up in the »Innovative Regional Growth Core« fo+ [freeform optics plus] to develop and market innovative freeform optical systems.

Star competence honored with “High Five Award”

American technology group and satellite manufacturer Lockheed Martin awards “High Five Award” to a project team of Jena-Optronik GmbH.

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A rendezvous in space: the automated cargo spacecraft Cygnus with future technology from Jena starts its voyage to the ISS

Built by the American aerospace company Northrop Grumman, the re-supply mission S.S. Roger Chaffee (Cygnus NG-11) successfully lifts-off to the International Space Station (ISS) on 17th April 2019, On board is the latest generation of rendezvous and docking sensors developed by Jena-Optronik GmbH.

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Time travel at the Paris Air Show

We write the year 1969. Journalists - like millions of viewers - explore the fascination of space watching the moon landing.

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Japan Aerospace Exhibtion

2018 edition of the event took place from November 28-30, 2018.

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Space photography

Apollo astronauts as photographers: stunning pictures of our blue marble, the moon and astronauts' lifes 

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Space: It’s all around us

Space inspires us all and creates a wealth of knowledge

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Events

  • August 27 - September 01, 2019
    MAKS,Zhukovsky Airport Moscow, Russia
  • June 17-23, 2019
    Paris Air Show in LeBourget, Frannce