EPIC members in the News

  • Eicke Weber elected as EUREC's President[ 03/12/2014 ]
    Prof. Eicke R. Weber, Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, was elected as EUREC's President for the term 2015-2017.

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  • New world record for solar cell efficiency at 46%[ 01/12/2014 ]
    French-German cooperation confirms competitive advantage of European photovoltaic industry

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  • Benno Oderkerk, CEO and Co-Founder of Avantes, Receives EPIC Phoenix Award 2014 that Recognizes Entrepreneurship in Photonics[ 26/11/2014 ]
    Avantes is the innovative worldwide supplier in miniaturized fiber optic spectrometers.

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  • HORIBA Jobin Yvon grating in ROSETTA mission[ 25/11/2014 ]
    ESA's comet-chasing mission Rosetta was launched on the 2nd of March 2004 and through a complex series of flybys...

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  • AIXTRON receives Award of Outstanding Achievement for Global SSL Development[ 07/11/2014 ]
    Company recognized for its contributions to the establishment of the international Solid State Lighting (SSL) industry

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About EPIC




EPIC - European Photonics Industry Consortium


About EPIC

EPIC is the industry association that promotes the sustainable development of organisations working in the field of photonics in Europe. Our members encompass the entire value chain from LED lighting, Photovoltaic solar energy, Photonics Integrated Circuits, Optical components, Lasers, Sensors, Imaging, Displays, Projectors, Optic fiber, and other photonic related technologies.

EPIC Network

EPIC fosters a vibrant photonics ecosystem by maintaining a strong network and acting as a catalyst and facilitator for technological and commercial advancement. EPIC is the industry association with the largest network and maintaints the European photonics database. EPIC manages several focused LinkedIn Groups, and exhibits at leading events.

EPIC Membership

EPIC puts its extensive network and experience to the benefit of its membership to support companies accelerate their growth and technological advancements, and reaching out to emerging photonics markets. To join EPIC, please download and return the Membership Application Form.

EPIC Organization

EPIC is owned and operated by its members. The annual budget is supported by membership fees ranging from 500 EUR - 6000 EUR, scaled to encourage participation of start-ups, SMEs, large companies, as well as research organizations and other stakeholders of the photonics ecosystem.