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 EUR 250 million EUR 10000
Company with annual revenue between EUR 100-250 million EUR 8000
Company with annual revenue between EUR 50-100 million EUR 6000
Company with annual revenue between EUR 10-50 million EUR 4000
Company with annual revenue below EUR 10 million EUR 2000
Start-up (company less than 5 years) EUR 500-2000
Technology Research Organization, University EUR 2000
Cluster, Association EUR 2000
Regional Development, Government Agency EUR 2000

“EPIC is a very helpful association, it provides us with a lot of valuable technology trends and market information. The EPIC team provides fantastic support and real value to their members.” Thomas Hessler, General Manager, Axetris

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 always consistently well organized. Attending there is a remarkably efficient way to get to know better interesting people dealing with photons as we do, too. Often mutual business opportunities emerge from these face to face contacts – making it a good ROI of my time. “ Thomas Laurent, CTO, eagleyard Photonics

“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 I meet customers and early adopters in the marketplace in order to gain insight into application requirements, technology trends, and business trends.” Marco Koelink, Business Development Manager, Advanced Packaging Center