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Photonics Partnership Annual Meeting 2022


30 Jun 2022 to 01 Jul 2022


Radisson Collection Hotel
Grand Place
1000  Brussels


Innovation & Enterprise

Event Description



The Photonics Partnership Annual Meeting has become the foremost high-level event for the European photonics industry, attend by more than 300 representatives including CEOs, heads of research institutions and representatives from the European Commission and EU Member States.

This year's Annual Meeting will kick off the Photonics21 Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda for the second half of the Horizon Europe programme. We kindly invite you to contribute and shape the research and innovation priorities for the coming years in this community process!

A distinguished speaker from the European Commission will provide the latest insights on the European Chips Act, how it will impact the photonics ecosystem and how to get involved. Moreover, you will receive the newest information on upcoming Horizon Europe calls in photonics.

This year's event will have as its dedicated focus the financing of innovative photonics start-ups and SMEs. Hermann Hauser, serial entrepreneur, co-founder of Amadeus Capital Partners and initiator of the European Innovation Council, and Brendan McDonagh, Senior Advisory at the European Investment Bank, will provide insights into financing gaps and opportunities.

Please also visit the event page on the Photonics21 website as it will regularly be updated by us.





European Institute of Peace
Research Consultants
International Association for Democracy (IAD)
Lobbying Officer (voluntary)
European Food Banks Federation
Head of ​Fundraising and Partnerships​​
European Affairs Consulting Group (Eacon)
EU Public Affairs Trainee
International Commission of Jurists - European Institutions
Programme Manager
Terre des Hommes International Federation
Child and Youth Participation Advisor (Environment & Climate)
KIOS Foundation
Team leader
European Parliament, office of MEP Siegfried Mureșan
Accredited Parliamentary Assistant, office of MEP Siegfried Mureșan