For everything about photonics in the Netherlands

This website is an independent site aiming at:


  • Bridging individuals, companies and institutions in the photonics field
  • Serving as a central point of information for everything related to photonics (calendar of events, education, training and courses, photonics news, Dutch photonics roadmap…)
  • Presenting the activities of IOP Photonic Devices programme of the NL Agency of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation, in particular IOP projects
  • Presenting companies and institutions active in the Netherlands in the field of photonics (on-line version of the Dutch Photonics Company Guide)


This website is initiated, organised and maintained by Mikrocentrum, supported by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation and supported by PCN (Photonics Cluster Netherlands).


PhotonicsNL's  objective is to be the Dutch platform for knowledge transfer in the field of photonics for high-tech companies.


Mikrocentrum's mission is to deepen and broaden the knowledge and know-how of manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, modules and parts as well as to enhance their networking opportunities by organising trainings and events.


When it comes to photonics in the Netherlands, Mikrocentrum in cooperation with PCN and the IOP Progamme Photonics Devices is your partner!

For more information, please contact:

Petra Wicherink 

Marketing & Communication Manager