Government steps in to keep Smart Photonics Dutch

In a rare move, the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy (EZK) is investing 20 million euros to prevent integrated-photonics foundry Smart Photonics from falling into foreign hands.

Photondelta project takes PICs in space

Collaborating within the Photondelta Flagship project, the better part of the Dutch integrated photonics industry has started working with TNO’s Space and Semiconductor departments to qualify photonic integrated circuits (PICs) for space applications.