A major UK exhibition happening in Birmingham 7 - 8 December 2022

Come to the NEC in Birmingham 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 as well as the Functional Materials Workshop.

Attend the 2022 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.

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.

Explore the exhibition hall


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NEC, Birmingham UK  
Wednesday 7 December 2022 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 8 December 2022 10:00 - 16:00

Included with your free exhibition registration:


Exhibitor and customer on the floor of the Photonex Exhibition
Workshop on Functional Materials

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

Quantum Technologies

Attend this December and immerse yourself in the quantum ecosystem of companies, entrepreneurs and start-ups, government funding agencies, researchers and end users commercializing quantum technologies for real-world applications and solutions.

Quantum computer prototype in the quantum technologies zone

Exciting new programming

The inaugural conference on Luminescent Organic Semiconductor Materials and Devices will highlight material synthesis, characterisation and use of these materials in practical devices. Additionally, a workshop on Functional Material Applications: From Energy to Sensing will bring together a cross-disciplinary group of researchers and engineers to share work on the electrochemistry, synthesis, characterisation and device integration of materials ranging from topological nanomaterials to thin films and coatings for applications including biosensing, fuel cells and batteries.

Quantum computer prototype in the quantum technologies zone