1 Nov 2018

The FONTE position at Aston University has been readvertised at EURAXESS and the Aston University Recruitment Site  The deadline for application in 10 Dec 2018.


25 Sept 2018

The FONTE consortium held a meeting during the ECOC 2018 conference in Rome


15 Sept 2018

Recruitment Update: FONTE is still looking to recruit 2 ESRs (at Aston and TelecomParis Tech). Get in touch with us if you are interested.


11 Sept 2018:

Vinod Bajaj has accepted the FONTE position at TU Delft, where he will arrive in November. Congratulations to both Sander and Vinod! More details to follow soon.


4 Sept 2018:

Say hello to Stenio Magalhães Ranzini, our new ESR at DTU, who started earlier this week! Congratulation to DTU who wins the chocolates for recruiting FONTE’s first ESR.


15 June 2018:


FONTE had it’s first network-wide gathering during the Kick-off Meeting at Aston University (15 Jun 2018; Birmingham, UK). The meeting also included a tour of AiPT’s brand new photonics facilities in the basement of Aston University. Still a small group we are looking forward to recruiting our Early Stage Researches (ESRs) very soon. Chocolates for the winner that manages to recruit first!


1 June 2018:

Hello World! FONTE has officially started today and will run until May 2022! Happy and fruitfull reseach to everyone!


8 March 2018:

FONTE is  recruiting! Full details of the 4 positions available can be found here.

If this advert has expired please get in touch with the Project Coordinator Prof Sergei Turitsyn [] for a discussion about positions in FONTE (and other projects) currently available.