PhotonHub Europe will help European SMEs and mid-caps become highly competitive digital businesses through faster and smarter deployment of photonics-based technologies, directly creating over 1.000 new high-tech EU jobs and nearly €1 billion in new revenues and venture capital by 2025.
PhotonHub Europe is a unique European full-service one-stop-shop digital innovation hub for photonics. It provides European photonics and non-photonics companies, in particular SMEs and mid-caps, with open access and guided orientation to a broad range of services and capabilities
PhotonHub’s supports are ideally suited to the needs of both first users and early adopters. These include:
• Photonics Technology Innovation support
o For early-stage feasibility testing & prototyping
o For industrial upscaling of first prototypes through small-series pilot production
o For connecting with suitable mass manufacturing partners
• Photonics Training or Upskilling support in key application or specialist technology domains
• Investor Matchmaking support to find suitable venture capital or corporate investment funding in the domain of photonics and photonics-enabled businesses
• Business Coaching support to boost market-readiness in deploying photonics technologies
• General Orienteering support in connecting with key people and organisations in the European photonics ecosystem
PhotonHub operates a continuous open call - companies can express their interest in availing of support by submitting an online application at any time.
Join the PhotonHub Europe digital community from here.


The objective of the community is to create a dynamic ecosystem around PhotonHub Europe activities.The PhotonHub Europe Community platform is hosted by FundingBox. This is a dynamic and interactive web-based platform that includes communication services fostering collaborative work, aiming at facilitating interaction among stakeholders and providing information on best practices, trends in the market, etc. This platform is mostly a communication tool where knowledge is shared for the sake of the community.