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European Photonics Venture Forum 2016
Investment Readiness Session
Speakers & Investor Expert Jury
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Venue and Accommodation
European Photonics Venture Forum (EPVF)
will take place on
2 & 3 June 2016 in Eindhoven
. It will bring together entrepreneurs, investors, corporates and policy makers in an intense and high-energy programme of pitching, ideas sharing, networking and direction setting. This year the event will be an initiative of FP7 project
and will be organized with the support of high-ranking members of regional, national and European photonics organisations. EPVF
in association with the
International Photonics Event
in Veldhoven on 1&2 June 2016.
The European Photonics Venture Forum aims to market the photonics sector to a wider investor community and create channels to finance for high-potential photonics businesses. The Forum will ensure photonics becomes a pillar of local regional development plans, mirroring the European strategy and driving more support and funding to the sector
The European Photonics Venture Forum is an annual event in a new city each time and the activities of Europe’s leading photonics clusters. The third edition of EPVF will take place in Dublin on May 10th and 11th 2017.
Photonics is the technology which focusses on
all technical applications of light
and includes lasers, photovoltaics, lighting, screens and displays, sensors, optical fibres and optoelectronics. It is at the heart of the most advanced engineering systems such as cameras, cellphones, printers, barcode scanners, medical and industrial lasers, high speed communications and computing, aviation, power generation, spectroscopy, holography, biophotonics, agriculture and robotics.
During the forum, a special focus will be given to
as large industry executives come together with emerging entrepreneurs in a bid to increase the volumes of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic partnerships and awareness of the opportunities of such actions.
~ Meet 40+ VC and angel investors and portfolio managers
~ Learn from experienced and successfully funded entrepreneurs
~ See 30 growth-stage and emerging companies showcased by their CEOs
~ Join in investor readiness, corporate partnering and fostering photonics clusters discussion sessions
~ Mix with all 100+ participants
~ Help shape the agenda for regional, national and European development policy
~ Great location and chance to visit the City of Light: Eindhoven
See the 2015 edition here on the
and the video below. It took place in Rome on 16 April 2015.
ACTPHAST initiative hosted by Photon Delta