Press Release Photonics. World of Lasers and Optics

28 / 02 / 2019

14th edition of the Photonics. World of Lasers and Optics International Exhibition for Laser, Optical and Optoelectronic Technologies

Photonics. World of Lasers and Optics demonstrates the current capabilities of laser equipment, optoelectronics and optical instrument making used in multiple industry sectors. All over the world, photonics is becoming a successful business. The show offers a unique opportunity to network with industry professionals, exchange experience and know-how, learn more about global trends and prospects.  

Opening ceremony: 4 March, 12.00, Pavilion No.7 

Dates: 47 March 2019

Opening hours: on 46 March 10.00 18.00, on 7 March 10.00 16.00

Venue: Pavilion No.7 (Halls 3, 4, 5, 6), Expocentre Fairgrounds

Organised by Expocentre AO, the 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

Exhibition area: 2,500 sq m

Exhibitors: about 200 companies

Attendance (2018): 9,000+ professional visitors from 39 countries, 65 regions and 210 cities and towns of Russia (the most attended event of the Russian photonics industry)

Countries: Austria, Belarus, China, Finland, Germany, Japan, Lithuania, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, the USA

National pavilions: Belarus, China, Germany

Types of products on display: photonics technologies for various sectors of economy, laser emitters, fiber optic equipment, laser equipment, test equipment, optoelectronics, nanophotonics, laser medicine, biophotonics, etc.

Participating companies: leading manufacturers of lasers and optics, dealers of major companies, research institutes, leading educational establishments of Russia and other countries

Foreign companies: Rosendahl Nextrom, Trotec Produktions u. Vertriebs GmbH, Infratec, Schott, Trumpf, Eksma, Hamamatsu, Optotech Optikmaschinen GmbH, Cklaser, Standa, Buhler AG, Scanlab, etc.

Foreign newcomers: Mitutoyo,  Yamazaki Mazak, Suntec Laser Technology, Metallife, SON-X, TEM, ADL Optica, etc.

Russian companies (about 140): Skolkovo Foundation, Laser Center, Shvabe Holding, Lasery i Apparatura (Lasers and Hardware) Group, Avesta Project, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Elektrosteklo, Vikon, Leningrad Laser Systems, Azimuth Photonics, Laser Components, Russian Research Institute for Optical and Physical Measurements, Photonics Cloud, etc.

Russian newcomers: Lassard, Elcom, Kugel, Hicurtec, T8, Garden Group, etc.

Participation in Photonics. World of Lasers and Optics is an opportunity to

  • learn about new products and the latest global trends
  • generate sales leads  
  • get public contracts and sign deals with major companies
  • make purchases and find suppliers

Denis Manturov, Russian Minister of Industry and Trade

"Today, laser and optics technology and optoelectronics have become essential at all competitive production facilities. Photonics technologies offer completely new opportunities in medicine, agriculture, high-speed telecommunications systems, computer science, and many other fields from science to security. These technologies are a must for economy digitalisation The trade show held in Moscow, which attracts a large number of representatives from different sectors of real economy of Russia, has become an effective working platform for those who make and implement photonics technologies in this country."

Ivan Kovsh, President of the Laser Association (Russia)

"Today, photonics develops rapidly around the world having become one of the main drivers of technological innovations. Participation of the companies from foreign countries allows directly comparing Russian laser, optical and optoelectronic products with today's products presented in the global market. We are grateful to our exhibitors who came from far away for such an opportunity and wish them prospective buyers in Moscow."

Show Highlights

  • Stands of the Industrial Development Fund and the State Information System of Industry
  • The Job Fair, 47 March 

Key Supporting Events

  • Open joint meeting of the Photonics Work Group at the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Science and Technology Council of Laser Association, the Secretariat of the Photonics Russian Technology Platform, the Expert Council on Photonics at the State Duma Commission on Legal Support for Development of the Defense Industrial Sector of Russia on development of photonics in Russia
  • Meeting of the Expert Council on Photonics at the State Duma Commission on Legal Support for Development of the Defense Industrial Sector of Russia
  • Working meeting of CEOs of national and regional centres of Laser Associations and members of the Science and Technology Council of the Laser Association
  • Working meeting of the organisers of the Photonics-Agro Eurasian Programme
  • Presentation of the Industrial Development Fund and the State Information System of Industry
  • Plenary meeting of the 8th Congress of the Photonics Technology Platform
  • Round table on Electric Vehicles: a Promising Market for Laser Technologies
  • Professional competition in the nomination "Laser Technology within WorldSkills Championships" , 5 and 6 March at the stand of the Laser Center
  • Awarding certificates to the winners in the Russian Laser Association Competition for the Best Development at the research and practice conferences of  the relevant work groups (subgroups) of Technology Platform
  • Meeting of the Science and Technology Council of Laser Medicine at the State Research Centre of Laser Medicine
  • Quantum Technologies Conference

To see the full programme, click here>>.


Press Service, Expocentre AO