How to join

EPIC membership is open to organizations that:

  • Maintain a photonics-related design, manufacturing, or R&D facility in Europe
  • Provide a product, technology or service that is beneficial to a photonics company in Europe
  • Finance or develop photonics businesses in Europe
  • Engage in photonics education in Europe

EPIC membership annual fee:

Company with annual revenue above EUR100 million EUR 6000
Company with annual revenue between EUR10-100 million EUR 4000
Company with annual revenue below EUR10 million EUR 2000
Start-up (company less than 2 years) EUR 500
Start-up member of a cluster member of EPIC FREE
Research Institute, University EUR 2000
Cluster, Association EUR 2000
Regional Development, Government Agency EUR 2000

“EPIC is a very useful association, it provides me and my colleagues with a lot of valuable information related to market and technology trends.” Dr. Oliver Dühr, Senior Sales Engineer, Ocean Optics

EPIC has built a strong network of companies focusing on collaboration. A very valuable resource for us and the Photonics community.” Jan Meise, CEO, AMS Technologies

“EPIC systematically promotes the technological leadership of its members, and through its extensive network helps us engage with key suppliers and customers in the Photonics industry.” Dr. Matthias Schulze, Segment Marketing Director, Coherent

“EPIC events are very well organised to facilitate efficient networking with industry executives, every time I get to meet new influential individuals. Business opportunities will emerge from these new contacts.” Jean-Claude Sanudo, Business Development Director – Photonics Business Unit, Acal BFi

“Through the EPIC network I discover and validate new technologies that are relevant in the development of our product roadmap.” René Heideman, CTO, LioniX

“At EPIC workshops we meet customers and early adopters in the marketplace in order to gain insight into market trends.” Luc Coupet, Sales Engineer, Andor (an Oxford Instruments company)