Hear the latest research and see the latest products at this in-person exhibition and technical programme in Birmingham

Photonex 2022 programme and registration are now available. Make plans to join colleagues in Birmingham to hear the latest research updates, for networking opportunities, and for the technical product exhibition.

Exhibition: 7 - 8 December | Technical programme: 6 - 8 December

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Visit top companies in the free exhibition 7 - 8 December 2022

Make key connections at this leading exhibition with product demos, industry presentations and technical workshops, and networking with exhibiting companies and colleagues.

Exhibitors: make this event a key part of your UK sales strategy.

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6 - 8 December: hear the latest research in photonics, biophotonics, quantum technologies, lasers, optical technologies, materials analysis, nanotechnology, and thin film coatings vacuum equipment and in-vacuum technologies.

  • Plenary speakers
  • Technical presentations
  • Industry programme
  • Networking events

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2022 Symposium Chairs

Dr Tariq Ali

Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Partnerships), University of Birmingham (United Kingdom)

Professor Graham T Reed

Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton (United Kingdom)

2022 Industry Programme Chairs

Simon Andrews

Executive Director, Fraunhofer UK Research Ltd (United Kingdom)

Najwa Sidqi

Knowledge Transfer Manager, Innovate UK KTN, (United Kingdom)

Cooperating Organisations

Fraunhofer UK


Photonics Leadership Group



Technology Scotland


Future Photonics Hub