【DE】20,000 euros for children in Ukraine


  • Check handover to Fritz Kreuzer Foundation on the last day of the fair
  • Large donations from Coherent, Fraunhofer ILT, Jenoptik, Laser Components, TOPTICA and TRUMPF
  • Proceeds from “Photonics for Ukraine” go to children in Ukraine


Already in the run-up to the LASER World of PHOTONICS, which will take place from the 26th to the 29th. April in Munich and convinced with strong resonance from the industry, Messe München launched the “Photonics for Ukraine” campaign on the initiative of the Advisory Board of LASER World of PHOTONICS. The proceeds will benefit the children affected by the war in Ukraine.



On the last day of the fair, representatives of the large donors Coherent, Fraunhofer ILT, Jenoptik, Laser Components, TOPTICA and TRUMPF as well as the deputy chairman of the management board of Messe München, Dr. Reinhard Pfeiffer, a check for a total of 20,000 euros to Christine Kazenwadel, CEO of the Fritz Kreuzer Foundation. The foundation thus supports children in Ukraine who have lost an arm or leg.


“This fundraiser is really a great story,” says Dr. Pfeiffer summing up. “I would like to expressly contact the initiator of ‘Photonics for Ukraine’, our department chairman Dr. Wilhelm Kaenders, thank all donors and of course the largest donor Laser Components. The industry has sent a strong signal to Ukraine that it and its people are not alone.”


Further information on Photonics for Ukraine.

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