completed 01.02.2022 - 31.01.2024


Photonics4Industry connects international photonics organisations through financially supported study visits and provides access to project funding along with research and business development opportunities.

Photonics4Industry is an European project that aims to encourage collaboration and partnership in Photonics

The overall objective of the Photonics4Industry Partnership is to strengthen cluster management excellence, create exchange opportunities and build a sustainable pan-European strategic partnership of 5 photonics clusters in order to accelerate industrial modernisation, particularly enhancing the competitiveness of member small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

The expected results are:

  • the development of necessary skills and initiatives to explore and take up new inter-regional SME value chains and solutions related to industrial modernisation, increase competitiveness and global market access for photonics SMEs;
  • increased cluster managers capabilities to support SMEs during industrial transformation and clusters impact for industrial transformation;
  • joint service portfolio and cluster excellence building by cooperation of photonics clusters extended to outreach Industry clusters and other stakeholders.

Partnering clusters: Photonics Finland, Photonics Bretagne (France), Photonics Austria, Photonics BW (Germany) and Toolas (Lithuania)