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Welcome to LIGHTCAP

Light can make or break health, social and cognitive functioning. Given the rapid technological developments in light sources (LED, OLED) and the proliferation of intelligent infrastructures (IOT, data science), we are in a crucial period for the realization of truly human-centered lighting. LIGHTCAP aims to address this challenge by providing a strong, innovative and necessary impulse to our insight in the intricate and complex relationship between light, perception, attention and cognition. The goal of LIGHTCAP is to prepare the next generation of experts able to deliver on the promise of truly intelligent, human-centric lighting.

Recent News



In the beginning of March the LIGHTCAP project organized a 3-day training event featuring numerous lectures on topics ranging from research techniques to application; the program is shown below. International experts spoke about measurement methods and tools -fMRI-based to field studies – and how they can be utilized. For example, in one of the more […]


Second LIGHTCAP training event

The second LIGHTCAP training event is in full swing with three days of on-line courses. Although we are all looking to finally convene in person much of the lecture schedule has successfully been transferred to an on-screen course format, with recording being made available to the project members. If you want to join in and […]


LIGHTCAP Fellow team complete!

We are delighted to report that all 15 LIGHTCAP Fellows have been recruited and are ready to start their journeys in this fantastic field. You can find their profiles here.

Upcoming Events

May 4


Supervisory Board meeting

The next Supervisory Board meeting for the project.

May 14

Online (Time is CEST; duration approx. 1 hour)


The May edition of the LIGHTCAP Seminar on Light and Methods will be hosted by Martine Knoop from Berlin University of Technology. She will present on Light distribution, visual comfort and glare.  If you are connected to LIGHTCAP you should have received an invitation and link. If you are not in the LIGHTCAP project and […]

May 31


Third LIGHTCAP training

The third LIGHTCAP training event (draft)

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