12. October 2018

Photonik Tage Berlin Brandenburg to take place in Adlershof

Most important photonics industry event in the federal capital region / 500 guests expected on 17 and 18 October 2018

Bild: OptecBB

Picture: OptecBB

For the second time, the Berlin Adlershof Science and Technology Park will host the Photonik Tage Berlin Brandenburg (Photonics Days Berlin Brandenburg) on 17 and 18 October 2018. More than 500 expected visitors include guests and delegations from many European countries as well as from the U.S., Japan, Brazil, and Israel.

55 exhibitors (companies and scientific institutions) have registered for the Photonik Tage. 85 representatives from the industry, 65 from research institutions as well as 10 from politics, industry associations and project sponsors will give presentations across 9 workshops. Topics include quantum optics, networked sensor systems, laser technologies, micro spectrometer and PolyPhotonics. In addition, the EPRISE European Photonics Roadshow on biomedical technologies will take part in this year’s Photonic Days.

Christian Rickerts, Permanent Secretary in Berlin’s Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises will visit the exhibition in Adlershof on 17 Oct. 2018, and will then give the opening address of the evening reception. Also on 18 October  art photonics GmbH of Adlershof will hold a reception celebrating its 20th anniversary.

The Photonik Tage Berlin Brandenburg are the most significant photonics industry event in the region of Germany’s capital. They are hosted by Photonics Cluster Berlin Brandenburg and funded by Berlin Partner for Business and Technology GmbH, Optec-Berlin-Brandenburg (OpTecBB) e.V. and Brandenburg Invest (WFBB). The Photonik Tage Berlin Brandenburg succeed the trade show “Laser Optics Berlin” (later renamed “micro photonics”), which was originally founded in the Adlershof Technology Park in 1996, all the while making its own mark.

More detailed information on the exhibitors and the programme...

One of Europe’s strongest clusters for optical technologies

The Berlin-Brandenburg region boasts one of Europe’s strongest clusters for optical technologies and microsystems technology. The cluster includes more than 400 innovative companies and 35 scientific institutions. Its fields of activity cover laser technology, lighting engineering, optical analytics, photonics in communication and sensor technology, biomedicine, optics, ophthalmic optics and microsystems technology. Optec-Berlin-Brandenburg (OpTecBB) e.V. currently has 115 institutional members. The industry association is the largest section of the nationwide umbrella association OptecNet Deutschland e. V.

Most prominent technology field in Adlershof

Photonics and Optics are the most prominent technology field in the Berlin Adlershof science and technology park, which has become the largest of its kind in Germany. It ranks among international top-level locations for students, scientists and entrepreneurs. They learn, teach, research, develop and produce in innovative technology fields. With its state-of-the-art infrastructure, embedded into the economic, cultural and political environment of Berlin, Adlershof provides people aiming to shape the future with an attractive working and living environment.


OpTecBB e.V.
Frank Lerch
Phone: +49 30 6392-1728