Designed for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs
Are you a startup from Europe developing tech solutions in the Photonics field?
Solve your liquidity issues, exchange contacts, secure growth, and investment by working together with 15 peers and active investors in our online collaborative program. The Photonics Programme this year includes a series of online sessions only.
How can I join?
You need to register, submit your online application and an up-to-date presentation, and be chosen by a Selection Committee of active investors.
Is this for me?
Are you an early stage startup looking for seed or series A investment in one of the following subsectors:
- Advanced lighting
- Information, communication, and networks
- Laser systems
- Photonics energy system
- Scanning, sensing & imaging
- Screens & display?
This program is for companies that want to refine their strategies, secure investment, ones that have liquidity problems as well as those looking for new opportunities and approaches. It will challenge you to transform your technology into solutions that will make our society healthier, happier, and more sustainable.
Join us for a collaborative session and see how it works. For more details, please contact Natalia Natcheva at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
You need to be
- A startup looking for seed or series A investment in one of the following subsectors:
Advanced lighting, Information, communication, and networks, Laser systems, Photonics energy system, Scanning, sensing & imaging, or Screens & display
- Eager to commit to learning, improving and collaborating with your peers and investors
For other questions, check out our FAQ.
The program lasts for 9 months, is split into quarters and all sessions are divided into 4 main areas of focus. Below is an indicative table to show what we are going to address in each area.
Bear in mind that these are the main areas of focus but during each quarter there will be a mixture of the types of sessions and the areas they address.
Focuses on self-assessment done by you, and selection, and reviews by the investors. Only the top startups are approved.
Helps face your trials and tribulations through a series of collaboration and challenge sessions, a dry run, and a pitching session.
Concentrated on building the right strategic partnerships in and outside Europe as well as includes a live event
The last area is about sharing your story and impact with the world.
Indaco Venture Partners
Business Coach, VUB as coordinator of PhotonHub Europe
SMART Photonics B.V.
SH Gillamor Stephens
MIG Capital AG
Owner / Management Consultant
KNOLL - Engineering & Consulting
EPIC - European Photonics Industry Consortium
Paul Phelan Consulting
Commercial Director at Tyndall National Institute
Tyndall National Institute
Fluxunit - ams OSRAM Ventures
Business Development Manager
100% participation. Expect a total of 24+ hours and additional time for self-preparation and teamwork.
The Photonics Programme spans over 9 months and is divided in 3 quarters.