11 Dec 2018

The Mid-Term Check with the EC/REA has been confirmed for Fri 27 Sept 2019 in Dublin, co-located wit ECOC2019. Everyone is expected to attend…. Participation of ESRs is mandatory. Check the  Members only  webpages for full details.


3 Dec 2018

Welcome to Vinod Bajaj, FONTE’s newest ESR, who has started this week at TU Delft!


19 Nov 2018

The FONTE position at Telecom ParisTech has been readvertised in EURAXESS. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.


1 Nov 2018

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


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.