What is Photonics Center?

Part of the Photonics Joensuu innovation ecosystem

We are Photonics Center

Photonics Center offers a unique operating environment for photonics companies, researchers and service providers. Attached to the UEF campus in Joensuu, at the heart of business, leading photonics research and technology, Photonics Center offers companies the experts, facilities and joint equipment needed to grow and develop their business. Our seamless co-operation with research, education and business facilitates new innovations, prototyping, advanced manufacturing & measuring as well as large-scale industrial project coordination and customized research. 

Supporting your growth

Accelerating your business

With Photonics Center´s services portfolio businesses can shorten the time-to-market for their products and services. Photonics Center forms a commercial platform that attracts business and photonics expertise in the Joensuu region and supports the growth, networking and internationalization of existing photonics companies. In addition Business Joensuu’s comprehensive accelerator services help companies to step-up their operations and find new business opportunities.

Our value propositions

Benefits we provide


Our photonics equipment is amongst the most advanced and precise in the industry, ensuring that the results you get from our instrumentation are both reliable and trustworthy.


Comprehensive expertise in photonics science, technology and industry - We drive innovation by seeking to push boundaries through collaborative partnerships with industry and academic professionals.


Collaboration between academic community and industry partners plays a central role in the Photonics Joensuu innovation ecosystem, providing the best partners for various projects.

Let us help you discover

A spectrum of possibilities.