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Bring your Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) from prototype to production

Photonic integration is essential in realizing our digital future: light-speed, super-efficient, precise and compact. The possibilities of Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs), and their fields of application, are many.

The JePPIX Pilot Line enables fabless businesses such as PhotonFirst to move from first-of-a-kind laboratory prototype to a qualified, production-ready design. We do so by offering customized service packages based on our customer’s needs. Take a look at our services by clicking the buttons below:

Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs)

Program management

Project management, design services, foundry production, test services, and root cause analysis are provided within two frameworks

Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs)

Scaling up

The JePPIX Pilot Line scales from a handful of laboratory proof-of-concept chips to many dedicated wafers of production-ready circuits.

Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs)

Test and assembly

Testing, assembly and package development are tightly coupled to the circuit design. A number of test and assembly tools are used.

Request financial support to upscale your Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC) production

Companies that want to take their indium phosphide PICs-based prototypes into production can request financial support to reduce project costs and lower business risk. The JePPIX Pilot Line is looking to support and co-finance development projects with innovative partners that are motivated to bring a PIC-enabled product to market and showcase the competences available in the European indium phosphide Photonic Integrated Circuits ecosystem. Use cases in new and emerging markets are particularly encouraged. More details can be found here.

Reach out to us!

JePPIX brings together Europe’s key players in the fields of Photonic Integrated Circuits manufacturing, design, software, equipment development and technology R&D. Our ecosystem builds on more than a decade of innovation in open access PIC technology. Let’s bring your PIC-enabled ideas to fruition!

Contact one of our account managers below, or fill in the contact form on this page. 

Axel Schönau

Research Associate at Fraunhofer HHI

In case of foundry-related questions, please contact Axel via jeppix.pilotline@hhi.fraunhofer.de or visit the website of Fraunhofer HHI.  

Katarzyna Lawniczuk

Vice President and Senior Photonics Engineer at BRIGHT Integrated Photonics

In case of questions related to PIC design, please contact Katarzyna via jeppix@brightphotonics.eu or visit the website of BRIGHT Photonics

Alberto Hinojosa

Photonics Packaging Engineer at VLC Photonics

In case of questions related to PIC design and packaging, please contact Alberto via jeppix.pilotline@vlcphotonics.com or visit the website of VLC Photonics

Thomas Mérelle

Product Manager at SMART Photonics

In case of foundry-related questions, please contact Thomas via jeppix.pilotline@smartphotonics.nl or visit the website of SMART Photonics