The use of light-based technologies opens up many opportunities to nd better, more sustainable solutions for numerous applications. Often enough, people are not aware how important these technologies are for everyone’s daily life. The Berliner Glas Group is a leading expert in this eld and develops and produces optical key components and systems for very different business sectors and applications. From manufacturing microchips to communication through space, from medical technology to the fabrication of OLED displays: the Berliner Glas Group’s developments can be found in very different and exciting fields – maybe even in unexpected ones. Many technologies we use on a regular basis like smart phones or fitness trackers rely on microchips as key components.