PhotonHub Europe

PhotonHub Europe

One-Stop-Shop Open Access to Photonics Innovation Support for a Digital Europe

The main goal of PhotonHub Europe is to create a pan-European center for digital photonic-innovation. Austria will be represented by JOANNEUM RESEARCH and their technological Support while Photonics Austria will act as a networking partner.

Photonhub Europe will kick off early 2021 and will publish any open positions continuously. 

In this project, an intelligent and fast introduction to photonic technologies and competitive digital businesses are supplied to European SMEs. This will create over 1000 new high-tech jobs in the EU and additional venture capital of nearly 1 billion euro.

Summing up, this project offers:

  • Support on Education and aquiring additional qualifications
  • Guidance in the search for investors
  • “Test-before-invest” – Innovation funding


January 2021


48 Months

Project Partners

  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel (BE)
  • Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique (FR)
  • Insitute Of Communication and Computer Systems (EL)
  • Lionix International BV (NL)
  • Nederlandse Organisatie Voor Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NL)
  • Universiteit Gent (BE)
  • Politechnika Warszawska (PL)
  • Asociacion De Investigacion Metallurgica Del Noroeste (ES)
  • Centre Technologique Alphanov (ES)
  • CNIT (IT)
  • Idryma Technologias Kai Erevnas (EL)
  • Institute Of Electronic Materials Technology (PL)
  • Karlsruher Institut Für Technologie (DE)
  • Leibnitz-Institut für Photonische Technologien (DE)
  • Ligentec SA (CH)
  • LZH Laserzentrum Hannover (DE)
  • Rise Research Insitutes of Sweden AB (SE)
  • Smart Photonics BV (NL)
  • SSSA (IT)
  • Universitat Politecnica De Valencia (ES)
  • Fundacion Cartif (ES)
  • El. En. S.p.A. (IT)
  • Leonardo – Societa Per Azioni (IT)
  • Fraunhofer Gesellschaft (DE)
  • Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (NL)
  • CSEM (CH)
  • Interuniversitair Micro-Electronica Centrum (BE)
  • Teknologian Tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy (FI)
  • Univerity College Cork (IE)
  • Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche (IT)
  • Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne (CH)
  • Joanneum Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbH (AT)
  • Universitat Politecnica De Catalunya (ES)
  • Fundacio Institut De Ciencies Fotoniques (ES)
  • University of Southampton (UK)
  • Photonics France (FR)
  • Stichting PhotonDelta (NL)
  • Flanders Make VZW (BE)
  • OpTec-Berlin-Brandenburg (DE)
  • OptoNet (DE)
  • Photonics Finland (FI)
  • HPHOS (GR)
  • LITEK (LT)
  • Polska Platforma Technologiczna Fotoniki (PL)
  • Ekonomiska Foreningen PhotonicSweden (SE)
  • Confindustria Toscana (IT)
  • 24 IP Law Group France (FR)
  • European Business And Innovation Center Network AISBL (BL)
  • EPIC (FR)
  • Fundingbox Accelerator SP ZOO (PL)
  • Tech Tour Global (BG)