Germany is Europe’s photonics giant, accounting for 41 percent of the continent’s production. It is also one of Germany’s most research-heavy and innovation-dependent sectors – worth more than 37 billion euros in 2020. Optical and photonic technologies have enjoyed consistent growth in recent years – with new markets including augmented and virtual reality, digital health, autonomous driving, machine vision, and smart farming all creating new business opportunities.
- Subjects Electronics & Microtechnology
Fact Sheet - Photonics in Germany
Issue 2021/22(PDF; 1.6 MB)