The non-profit research association Bayerisches Laserzentrum GmbH (blz) is one of the well-established centres for applied laser research in Germany and assists industry to open up new application areas for photonics and especially laser technology.

Fields of Activity
•    Electronics production and precision engineering
•    Automotive
•    Energy
•    Information technology

Range of Services

•    Consulting and development
•    Research
•    Training and further education
•    Testing and advisory service laser safety

Research & Development Activities

•    Laser material processing
•    Systems and components
•    Process analysis
•    Additive manufacturing

Special Equipment
•    Laser sources from UV to IR and the corresponding machines
•    Measurement equipment for laser beam and process analysis
•    Materialographic laboratory

Technology Partners
Institute of Photonic Technologies, University of


Executive Board
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Schmidt
Dr.-Ing. Stephan Roth

Bayerisches Laserzentrum GmbH
Konrad-Zuse-Str. 2-6
91052 Erlangen

Tel.: +49 9131  977 90 - 0
Fax: +49 9131  977 90 - 11