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Norsk Elektro Optikk

Norsk Elektro Optikk was established in 1985 as a privately owned research company within the field of electro optics. The founders had their scientific and technical background from the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, at that time the leading research organization in electro optics in Norway.The company’s objective is to play a leading role in applied research within its area of expertise to develop and manufacture advanced industrial products for an international market.The company has grown to be the largest independent research and development organization in electro optics in Norway and has established itself as a reputed manufacturer of advanced electro optical products.NEO is certified to the ISO 9001:2015 International quality standards.


  • Develop, manufacture and market electro optical products based on our own in-house technology.
  • Develop and manufacture electro optical products for specific customer requirements.
  • Participate in research oriented projects together with larger companies or research organisations where applications of electro optical methods are essential.




The company has its offices, laboratories, production facilities and a small workshop in a modern multi-purpose building located at Bryn, near the center of Oslo.


The company has invested in laboratory and test equipment relevant for the activities being performed.

The company employs around 50 persons, of which more than 70% are university graduates (MSc., PhD), with degrees in physics and/or electronics.

The staff covers the following professions and skills:

  • Electro-Optical systems design
  • Optical design
  • Software development
  • Mechanical design
  • Diode laser technology
  • Detector Technology (IR and visual)
  • Spectroscopy
  • Mathematical modeling
  • Electronic Design (Hardware and Software)
  • Signal and Image Processing