Press Release Photonics. World of Lasers and Optics
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: 4–7 March 2019
Opening hours: on 4–6 March 10.00 – 18.00, on 7 March 10.00 – 16.00
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: 2,500sq 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 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."
Stands of the Industrial Development Fund and the State Information System of Industry
The Job Fair, 4–7 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