Projects successfully completed

September 23rd, 2022

The projects funded under PhotonicSensing have been successfully completed in recent weeks and months. Overall, the results are impressive: in all projects photonics based sensor solutions have been (further) developed, thus taking European photonics research a step further, especially in the field of health applications, but also in the sectors of security and environmental monitoring. […]

Virtual Dissemination Event on November 4th 2020

November 23rd, 2020

The planned physical dissemination event early 2020, as well as its intended shift to September 2020, had to be cancelled. Therefore it was decided to organise a virtual event in order to keep in touch with the community and get an insight into the projects’ progress. All projects of Photonic Sensing were invited to present […]

PhotonicSensing Dissemination Event – postponed

March 13th, 2020

Due to the COVD19 virus the event is postponed. We are planing to reschedule the event to the second week of September 2020 at the same venue in Leuven.

PhotonicSensing Dissemination Event

February 20th, 2020

The PhotonicSensing funding agencies and the European Commission will hold a public event on March 25th 2020 in Leuven, Belgium. This official Dissemination Event shall provide a forum for PhotonicSensing projects to exchange information and enable discussions between Photonics Experts from all over Europe. It should give insights and preliminary findings to the national funding […]

12 Projects Selected for Funding

November 20th, 2017

The PhotonicSensing ERA-NET Cofund Consortium selected 12 projects for funding, based on the ranking list set up by independent international experts. The projects involve organisations from nine countries/regions (eight out of the participating countries) and have a total project volume of approx. 18 MEUR. Projects are likely to start early 2018.

32 full proposals with a total project volume of around 45 million euros and funding requested of around 27 million euros were submitted by the deadline set (29 March 2017). 

April 24th, 2017

More information here

The Stage 2 – Full Proposal

January 27th, 2017

The Stage 2 – Full Proposal of the Photonics Based Sensing ERA-NET Cofund is now open. All proposals must be submitted online via the electronic form provided to the coordinators. The deadline for the full proposal submission is 29 March 2017 (17:00 CET).

PhotonicSensing ERA-NET Cofund receives 44 preproposals with total project volume of 60 million euros in the transnational call.

December 22nd, 2016

More information here.


August 25th, 2016

9 countries and regions participate in this call with an overall funding budget of some 18 M EUR. Deadline for submitting preproposals is 5th Dec 2016, 17:00 CET. Organisations interested in submitting preproposals must get in touch with their national/regional contact point (see Guide for Proposers).

Transnational Call 2016

August 25th, 2016

Call 2016 Call documents