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Photonex 2014 was a huge success - our biggest show to date! We received some excellent feedback from exhibitors and visitors. Take a look at our new Facebook Photo Album and see the exhibition for yourself.

New YouTube Video on the website New YouTube Video on the Website Photonex is the UK's largest showcase event dedicated to photonics and light technologies.

The event will attract 1500+ visitors to see the 102 exhibitors in Photonex, 45 in Vacuum Expo, 10 in Innovation Live! and who also will attend talks and presentations within the Enlighten conference of 8 different meetings.

Source the latest technology - PHOTONEX brings together all aspects of industry and research, helping develop strong business relationships, to research solutions, to examine applications for photonics and technology for manufacturing.

Based at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, the event provides experts and professionals in the field the unique opportunity to meet with suppliers across the spectrum of photonics.

Enlighten Meeting ProgrammesFriday 10th October: Meetings At A Glance: Who is presenting - A summary of papers and talks from 85 presenters.

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Thursday 9th October eneswsletter: PHOTONEX: a truly international event - read online>
Tuesday 7th October enewsletter: Spectroscopy & Scientific Imaging Special | Nano and Bio-imaging meeting programme>

Nano and Bio-Imaging -
latest developments in biophotonics

Researchers are continually looking for better ways to analyse complex processes and photonics underpins many of the most promising approaches for medical diagnosis, drug development & other clinical and life science applications. We have put together a meeting programme that gets to the front line of developments in the field of biological imaging.

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The programme is absolutely free - jump straight to the programme>


Are you looking for a career change,
advancement or to broaden your experience? Free posting of Jobs - many vacancies will be listed - more>

Optics Org are sponsor of the JobShop
Learn more: The Centre for Hyperspectral Imaging at the University of organiser of the technical programme for HSI 2014 (details) along with Enlighten Meetings and the IOP Optical Group.

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Innovation Live! Are you wanting to see some of the latest innovations in photonics, meet with entrepreneures, invest in a new company? This is possible at the Innovation Live! focus area at Photonex - more>

See the Innovation Live! presentation programme>
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The key 2014 event for vision and imaging technologies.

Learn how to adopt industrial vision solutions for your process and increase reliability and product quality.

Includes "Vision in Action" Masterclasses by the UVIVA designed to teach potential users of vision all about the latest technology and what needs to be considered when selecting a system - learn more>
Are you involved in optical thin films? Training in Vacuum Technology is offered in the Vacuum Symposium in a programme that includes two free meetings on thin film technology - more>

Overseas exhibitors this year include:

Altechna (Lithuania) on the Acal BFi stand, attocube systems AG (Germany), DELTA Optical Filters (Denmark), Fiberguide Industries Inc (USA), Kerdry (France), Light Conversion (Lithuania), NICTA (Australia**), Optique Fichou (France), OPTIX Co (Bulgaria), Photon Engineering LLC (USA), PHOTONIS (Netherlands), PIXELTEQ (Netherlands), RAYLASE AG (Germany), Sedi-ATI Fibres Optiques (France), Symétrie (France), Zurich Instruments (Switzerland).

**the exhibitor travelling further to exhibit at Photonex than anyone before!
The Knowledge Transfer Network
Space Applications meeting
(details) is a meeting organised by Alex Efimov who is Head of Space at the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN).

Optical Engineering & Design

Don't miss presentation:
Optics for Fusion
Prof. David Neely, Rutherford Appleton, UK.
A must attend meeting>


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There are a range of invitations and postcards for each event available to download. Which event will you be attending?

There are a range of Photonex invitation and postcard downloads There are a rang of Vision UK invitations and postcard downloads
Download Photonex invitation> Download Vision UK invitation>

Listen to what people have to say about the event, both Photonex and Vacuum Expo - you will soon be convinced a visit to Coventry in October will be thoroughly worth while...

Co-located: HSI 2014
HSI 2014 Conference invite
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Every day, photonics finds ever more uses in research, industry and the consumer environment. Photonics technologies are of increasing importance to scientific research and for industry. Its use is growing... as is the Photonex exhibition.

Read our updates in the run up to Photonex

InnovationLive! Photonex is proud to host this unique innovation event for the UK - read online> [Latest Innovations in the world of Photonics | A free meeting at Photonex 2014]
Photonex is a truly international event - read online> [Photonex 2014 | A truly international event]
Spectroscopy and Scientific Imaging Special - read online> [Spectroscopy & Scientific Imaging Special | Nano and Bio-imaging meeting programme]
Vision UK Special - read online> [Vision UK 2014 | Latest vision technologies on show | Attend FREE Masterclasses]
Exhibition preview - read online> [Take a sneak peek at the exhibition | Plan your visit]
Space Applications Enewsletter - read online> [Photonic Applications in the Space Industry | A free meeting at Photonex 2014]
Latest HSI 2014 Enewsletter read online> [HSI 2014 | Programme announced]
Photonics Tutorials Enewsletter - read online> [Photonex 2014 Exhibition and Conference | Photonics Tutorials Programme now announced]
September Enewsletter - read online> [Photonex 2014 Exhibition and Conference | The appeal grows | 15th & 16th October 2014]
Summer Announcement - read online> [Photonex2014 Exhibition and Conferece | Announcement of dates]

Comments on Photonex:

“Photonex is the UK’s premier photonics show and a great meeting place for customers and suppliers looking to grow their business - attendance is a must for anyone in the photonics industry.” - Dr Helmut Kessler, Manx Precision Optics

“Photonex remains the UK’s premier photonics show that nobody in the photonics industry can afford to miss”.

Helmut Kessler, Manx Precision Optics Ltd.

'We love exhibiting at Photonex as it offers us a great platform to share our latest product developments and to talk in person with both existing as well as potential customers'.

Nick Barnett, Ocean Optics - Sales Manager

'We have been exhibiting at Photonex for many years and see it as the UK's premier photonics show. It is a great opportunity to speak to existing and potential customers under one roof and for us to show them the very latest in imaging and infrared detection products. At the 2014 show we will feature cameras and detectors for industrial, scientific and research applications'.

Ian Alderton, Alrad Instruments - Sales Director

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