Baltic Photonics Cluster (BPC), founded in April 2011 by 6 Estonian and 2 Lithuanian companies, Physics Institute of University of Tartu and Department of Materials Science  of Tallinn University of Technology, consists presently of 22 members from all Baltic states.

The objectives of BPC are facilitation of photonics research and industrial activities in Baltic countries through the development and coordination of relationships with European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC), European Technology Platforms, European Industrial companies, as well as with local, national, European and international organizations; and promoting photonics through related basic research, applied research and development.