Partner Institute VNISI


We are happy to announce that VNISI has accepted to be a Partner Institute of PLDC 2019.

Anna Shakhparunyants: “VNISI is one of the oldest Institutes in Russia and its history extends back over 60 years. VNISI is the Russian National Research and Development Centre for lighting engineering. The Institute conducts international and public activities, co-organizing lighting engineering seminars, conferences and exhibitions, and working within Russian and international lighting community organizations. VNISI has been the basis of the Russian National Committee of the International Commission on Illumination (Russian NC of the CIE) for more than 50 years. This year VNISI is glad to support PLDC 2019!”

VNISI is the leading Russian national research center for lighting engineering. This research center specializes in knowledge-intensive problem solving in the fields of theory, methods, technology and standardization of lighting, developing high performance lighting fixtures and illumination devices, developing lighting systems for the national economy, military lighting equipment and space technology.

Starting with its foundation in 1951 VNISI has been conducting basic and applied research, design and engineering works in various areas of lighting engineering. VNISI specialists succeeded in finding lighting solutions for a number of important objects. VNISI specialists together with the lighting industry community carried out a set of works unique in their scale and complexity in providing lighting engineering and maintenance for the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow, constructing a series of lighting equipment for spaceships, developing low consumption light sources, illuminating equipment, control gear, energy-efficient lighting systems and introducing them into production.