Become part of Photonics Austria

You are working with Photonics or would like to in the future? You would like to cooperate in EU projects? You are interested in an exchange with partner companies? You would like to support the platform Photonics Austria?


Then this is the right place for you!

Our services for members

Networking - Representation of interests - Information


  • Networking with photonics experts of Photonics Austria members from industry, science and academia (association meetings, working group meetings, innovation workshops)

  • Networking events with other platforms and clusters (Industry 4.0, Additive Manufacturing Austria, Silicon Alps, Swissphotonics, OptoNet, etc.)

  • Topic-specific networking and brokerage events (Photonics4 series, e.g. Photonics 4 Industrial Production, Photonics 4 Sorting, Photonics 4 Additive Manufactured Products)

Representation of interests

  • Presentation of members and the topic of photonics to the public (events such as the “Day of Light”, brochures about Photonics Austria & members, representation at trade fairs, photonics success stories, etc.)
  • Survey of national research needs and mediation towards politics and administration
  • Representation of Austrian interests in Europe in the Public-Private-Partnership “photonics21”


  • Prepared information on funding and partner contacts in the field of photonics on the different levels EU/national/regional
  • Summary of current activities in the field of photonics (events, publications, technologies and initiatives)
  • Expert groups on specific photonics topics (e.g. ALPIN – Austrian Laser Production Network)


Here you can find all members of Photonics Austria. At the moment we have 44 members, but we are looking forward to new members regularly.


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Photonics Austria currently works with 7 partners from industry and research who support the platform.