EU projects – Technology Scouting – Business Innovation

Photonics Digital Innovation Hub Secures €19 Million to Boost SME Growth and Ensure Europe’s Global Competitiveness

PhotonHub Europe – a new pan-European photonics digital innovation hub –has been awarded €19 million investment from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme. AMIRES, as a business support provider, together with other partner organizations will help European SMEs and mid-caps become highly competitive digital businesses through the faster and smarter deployment of photonics-based technologies, directly creating over 1.000 new high-tech EU jobs and nearly €1 billion in new revenues and venture capital by 2025.

PhotonHub will provide a broad range of services and capabilities covering:
•    training and upskilling supports
•    “test before invest” innovation support
•    supports to find investment

PhotonHub Europe will commence operations from early 2021 and will be operating a continuous open call for companies to apply for its support services. Applications for support will be facilitated online through the PhotonHub website located at

Read first PhotonHub Europe press release highlighting the essence of photonics in traditional industrial base HERE

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