A major UK exhibition happening in Glasgow 25 - 26 October 2023

Come to the SEC in Glasgow and see the best solutions, components, instruments, and system providers. Photonex brings the whole supply chain together: supplier companies, consultants, industrial users, researchers, science groups, and innovative start-ups. Free exhibition registration includes access to the full industry programme.

Attend the 2023 exhibition

Photonex is the #1 event in the UK photonics calendar, and no other event of its kind reaches across so many disciplines and industries.

SPIE is very honoured to announce that a visit by HRH The Princess Royal has been confirmed for SPIE Photonex on Wednesday, 25 October 2023.

Connect with representatives from leading companies, and learn about the latest products to hit the market and find resources to help you in your work.

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SEC, Glasgow UK  
Wednesday 25 October 2023* 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 26 October 2023 10:00 - 16:00


Find the technologies and products you need.

What exhibitors will be displaying:

  • applied photonic equipment
  • components and instrumentation
  • expertise and consultancy services
  • fibre optics
  • imaging
  • lasers and laser systems
  • materials
  • opto-mechanical devices and equipment
  • quantum technologies
  • sensors and detectors
  • spectroscopy
  • vacuum components and instruments
  • vacuum deposition systems
  • vacuum equipment and chambers

Vacuum technology on the SPIE Photonex exhibit floor

Informative presentations included with your free exhibition registration

Hear insights and prognostications from industry experts

Presentations on technology advancements and insights and sessions on opportunities and achievements in the UK and Europe.