Press Release. The 12th edition of the Photonics. World of Lasers and Optics

20 / 02 / 2017

International Exhibition for Laser, Optical and Optoelectronic Technologies

All over the world, photonics is becoming a successful business. Thousands of high-tech companies are engaged in this field. The trade show demonstrates the current capabilities of laser equipment, optoelectronics and optical instrument making used in multiple industry sectors.  

Dates: 28 February 3 March 2017

Opening hours: 10.00 18.00, on 3 March 10.00 16.00

Opening ceremony: 28 February, 12.30 p.m., Pavilion No.7

Venue: Pavilion No.7, Expocentre Fairgrounds

Organized by Expocentre AO, Laser Association (Russia)

Supported by the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus, the European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC)

Auspices of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Labels: UFI, RUEF; the Best Exhibition in Russia in 2015-2016 in the Optical Industry, Lasers category (Expo Rating)

Exhibition area: 6,500 sq m

Exhibitors: 160 companies

Attendance: 7,820 professional visitors expected

Countries: 13 (Armenia (first time participation), Austria, Belarus, China, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Lithuania, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine, USA)

International pavilions: China, Germany

Types of products on display: laser technologies in advertising and gift production; displays, equipment for light shows, light diodes, lighting systems; research equipment; equipment for laser and optical services; information support

Participating companies:

Foreign companies: Hamamatsu, Optotech Optikmaschinen GmbH, Schott AG, Trumpf Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH, Solar LS, Ekspla, Infratec, Oxapa, etc.; newcomers: LOT-Quantum Design, Unioriental Optics, ARD-Optics Ltd (newcomer from Armenia)  

Russian companies: Skolkovo Foundation, Laser Center, Shvabe Holding (Rostec), IRE-Polus, Lasery i Apparatura (Lasers and Hardware) Group, Avesta Project, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Elektrosteklo, Vikon, Fibertool, NPK SPP, IC Specpostavka, Azimuth Photonics, Laser Components, etc.; newcomers: Minateh, Laboratory of Photonics, Lasercut, Millab, Laserform, Azimut, Lasers and Optical Systems.

Show Highlights

1. The group stand of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Key Associated Events

1.     The 6th Congress of the Technology Platform Innovative Laser, Optic and Optoelectronic Technologies: Photonics

2.     The Russian-Chinese seminar on Experience and Prospects for Organization of Team Work on Photonics and its Application, organized by the Hubei Province Laser Association (China) and the Laser Association (Russia)  

3.     The Conference of Photonics Technology Platform  Work Groups 

4.     The Round Table on Support of High-Tech Small Business in Moscow

5.     Photonic Technology in Industry 4.0: Electronic Engineering and Additive Technology  Lasers and Apparatus Group

6.     The Seminar on New Technology of Laser Processing of Materials Applied in Equipment Made by Laser Center

7.     The Seminar of Holographic Technology in Photonics

To see the full schedule of associated events, go to


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