Press Release Photonics. World of Lasers and Optics2014

20 / 03 / 2014

9th International Specialized Exhibition for Laser, Optical and Optoelectronic Technologies Photonics. World of Lasers and Optics2014

From 25 through 27 of March Pavilion No.7 (Halls 1 and 2) of Expocentre Fairgrounds will host the 9th International Specialized Exhibition for Laser, Optical and Optoelectronic Technologies Photonics. World of Lasers and Optics2014. The show is organized jointly by Expocentre ZAO and the Laser Association under the patronage of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

The event is supported by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, Moscow City Government, State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus, European Optical Society, and Association of German Engineers Technology Centre.

Photonics. World of Lasers and Optics2014 is held to the highest international standards of the exhibition industry, which is demonstrated not only by the fact that it is regularly attended by the leading manufacturers of laser and optical equipment, but also by the awards the show has got from the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI) and the Russian Union of Exhibitions and Fairs (RUEF).

The exposition, rich in new developments, is arranged at the trade fair. It demonstrates state-of-the-art capabilities of laser technologies, optoelectronics, and optical instrument making.

In 2014 the participants in the show will be 160 companies from 12 countries such as Belarus, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine and the USA.

Germany and China will present their national pavilions. Germany will be presented by 23 companies the industry leaders.

This year the net show floor has reached its all-time peak and accounted for 1,800 sq m.

Among foreign participants in Photonics. World of Lasers and Optics2014 there are such companies as Ohara GmbH, Ocean Optics, Limo Lissotschenko Mikrooptik, Trumpf Laser, Altechna UAB, Leybold Optics (Buhler AG), Hamamatsu Photonics, Cutting Edge Coatings Gmbh, Llc Optomet, Omicron Laserage Laserprodukte Gmbh, Optotech Optikmaschinen Gmbh, Scanlab Ag, Schneider Gmbh & Co. Kg, Schott Ag, Sill Optics Gmbh & Co. Kg, Synrad Division (Gsi Group Europe Gmbh), LEDigma, II-VI Deutschland, NKT Photonics, Light Tec. and others.

Among Russian exhibitors there are Schwabe, Roselectronics, Azimut Photonics, Photonics NPK, Uran, Optosystems, Avesta-Project, Laser Center, Laser Components, Bulat, Lasertrack, Electrosteklo, LRT, Eurolase, UE-International, Eurotek General, Perm Research and Production Instrument Company, Agilent Technologies, Melytec, SPP NPK, Alfa TM, Special Systems, Nanointek, Soltek, Camera IQ and other companies.

Photonics. World of Lasers and Optics2014 will showcase laser radiation sources and their completing parts; optical materials and processing technologies; fiber optical equipment; laser equipment for cutting, welding, marking and other materials processing technologies; laser-optic diagnostic and measurement equipment; night vision devices, optical and laser sights; optoelectronics, nanophotonics; data recording, storage and processing systems; biomedical equipment using photonics technologies, laser medicine plus many others.

The programme includes events important for the industry development. Three Conference Halls and Presentation Area will be provided for the participants convenience to conduct conferences and presentations.

Joint session of the interdepartmental work group on photonics under the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade and Photonics Technology Platform Coordinating Committee will open the programme of business-related events. The Plenary Meeting of the 3rd Congress of Photonics Technology Platform will be held after the tour around the exhibition.   

The meeting of participants in the work groups of Photonics Technology Platform with representatives of Russian Venture Company and Russian Union of Business Angels will be first arranged as part of the exhibition.

The Laser Association (LAS) will sum up the results of the Competition for the Best Development Award in photonics. LAS Competition runs annually in order to highlight and promote the best developments and publications on laser techniques and optoelectronics, devices, equipment, and laser-based technologies.

A detailed programme of accompanying events is at


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