The research group is a joint research group of the School of Computing and the Department of Physics and Mathematics. It belongs to Center for Photonics Sciences. The group is also member of the Academy of Finland’s Flagship on Photonics Research and Innovation (PREIN).

The group is consortium member of Erasmus Mundus COSI-master programme. We are active in international collaboration. Our research funding organizations include the University of Eastern Finland, Academy of Finland, Business Finland, European Union Structural and Investment Funds, and various industrial partners.