Review 2017: An information edge


Visitors who attended LASER World of PHOTONICS 2017 experienced an information program that covered the entire world of photonics.

Perfectly equipped to face the competition. The Photonics Forums featured an extensive lecture program and practice-oriented application panels that offered visitors genuine added value.

Application panels

At the forums directly in the respective exhibition halls

Leading experts from the photonics and laser industry as well as users will present the latest applications in industrial production, in the medical sector and in the optical quality-inspection and imaging sectors.

Attendees will receive a wealth of information in a series of lectures (in English) lasting two hours.

13th International Laser Marketplace

A special ticket is required to attend.

From knowledge to the transfer of knowledge. Decision-makers from sales, development and marketing will discuss markets and trends in laser material processing. This year's focal points: Laser markets in China, India, Japan and Turkey.

Photonics 4.0 Expert Panel: Light-technology solutions for Industry 4.0

Photonics 4.0 Expert Panel: Light-technology solutions for Industry 4.0

Digitally networked photonics, or Photonics 4.0, is making some exceptional new production concepts possible.

Innovative solutions in optical sensor technology, man-machine interaction and generative laser techniques will be key elements of production in the future.

Following introductory keynotes, four Photonics 4.0 experts and a moderator will discuss the opportunities and challenges that await the German and international photonics industry.

Organizer: SPECTARIS


The PHOTONICS Award finals will be held for the second time since 2015 under the Start-Up World umbrella. Teams of company founders from Germany and abroad will pitch their latest products and close-to-market prototypes to a jury of experts.

Jobs & Careers

Experts make presentations and participate in panel discussions about career opportunities in the photonics industry.

Exhibitor presentations

Platform for innovations: Exhibitors at the world's leading trade fair present their latest products, systems and services and invite attendees to join the dialog.