Open Innovation Photonic ICs (OpenPICs)

The South Netherlands region is a leader in the field of photonics and is home to leading research facilities and an innovative photonics industry. With the OpenPICs project, the partners develop a strong industrial platform for PIC production and develop the open access tools to make the technology available to a broad range of companies. At present, the following technological challenges need to be overcome to make open access PIC technology suitable for a wide uptake: