Why Europe cares about the exponential success of Photonics

The recently launched Juncker Investment Package by the European Commission means €315 billion over the next three years will be set aside to establish strategic innovation hubs to boost Europe’s future growth. The re-industrialization of the European economy has become a major priority. There’s now a clear focus of funds on technologies that generate business. Continue reading “Why Europe cares about the exponential success of Photonics”

ACTPHAST targets record growth in photonics innovation for new job creation by European companies (VIDEO)

ACTPHAST, which stands for Access Center for Photonics Innovation Solutions and Technology Support, is a unique one-stop-shop program funded by the European Commission which combines the state-of-the-art expertise and technologies of 23 of the leading research institutes in photonics from across Europe (the ACTPHAST Partners) … Continue reading “ACTPHAST targets record growth in photonics innovation for new job creation by European companies (VIDEO)”

Technology Roadmap for Photonic Integration

As a result of significant investments in the development of foundry technology infrastructure (well over 50 M€ in European and national projects so far) Europe is making substantial progress in this new way of working. In this section we give an overview of the present status of the foundry capabilities of the JePPIX partners and a prediction for the status in 2016, 2018 and 2020. Continue reading “Technology Roadmap for Photonic Integration”