The Photonis Challenge

Help the world-renowned leader in scientific detection and imaging technologies to improve our daily lives!

This challenge is open to students from all over the world

The first Photonis Challenge  

Photonis is launching an international challenge for Engineering and Business students. They are on a mission to use their scientific knowledge to create a better tomorrow.


To drive this mission to enhance their current key product brands, they are always looking for new opportunities.

Want to pair up with one of the leading companies high-tech? Let's explore all the possibilities that Photonis brings! 


Your challenge is to help Photonis develop new products, find new markets and applications, and identify ways to become integrated higher up in the value chain!


You'll be given support from Photonis experts to improve your idea and bring it to market. 


 So, don't delay - sign up today! The 10 best teams that are selected for the second stage will receive prizes! 

Choose from these topics

 Engineering Topics

 Use innovative products from Photonis to tackle engineering issues.

 Business Topics

 Propose new ideas to help Photonis win international markets.

Out of the box

 You can also submit an "out of the box" project if your idea doesn’t fit with these topics!


 4 reasons to take part
The future is in your hands!

Do you want to:
  • Work with a major company in the electro-optic product sector?
  • Win great prizes?
  • Receive mentoring from experts in high-tech fields?
  • Meet professionals to develop your network? 
Then this challenge is for you!
To find out more about the participation details, check the timeline. 

A range of great prizes for the 10 best projects!
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You will receive €5,000 to share with your team.


You will receive €2,500 to share with your team


You will receive €1,000 to share with your team

Each team will win €100 to thank them for their investment.

10th of July

Save the date for the final event

Make it to the Grand Finale for the chance to pitch your bold idea at the final event somewhere in Europe!