European Partnership for Photonics

Basic Information


Photonics – the technology of light - underpins daily life from smartphones to the internet and medical instruments to laser technology. It is an essential building block for the digital transformation of industry and society and for a green and healthy future in Europe. The new Photonics Partnership will secure Europe’s technological sovereignty through photonic innovations and their transfer into applications, raising Europe’s competitiveness and ensuring long-term job and prosperity creation.

H2020 Societal Challenges

HORIZON C4: Digital, Industry and Space

Research fields covered by the network

  • Information and communication technologies

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Joint Calls

Joint Call Title Type Launch Date Deadline
End Date
Photonics call 2023 - 3 one-stage 21/11/2023   20/02/2024  
Photonics call 2023 - 1 one-stage 15/11/2023   19/03/2024  
Photonics call 2023 - 2 one-stage 15/11/2023   19/03/2024  
Photonics call 2022 one-stage 14/04/2022   29/06/2022 31/10/2022