PIC International 2017 was a massive success, attracting a record number of delegates, speakers and sponsors.

PIC International 2018 will provide timely, comprehensive coverage of every important sector within the photonics integrated circuits industry. The conference goal is to provide communication and opportunity along the entire value chain of the photonics integrated circuits industry. Whether you're looking for increased brand awareness, thought leader positioning, new business development...or any combination, PIC International gives you the access you need. PIC International enables you to develop and highlight your brand whilst accessing and engaging your key audience.

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Bay Photonics

Bay Photonics are experts in Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) packaging for proof of concept, prototyping and production, using their extensive knowledge of semiconductor and laser/led assembly for design, development, design for manufacture (DFM), production method and test (DFT).   They offer both design consultancy and bespoke assembly/packaging services to achieve the customer’s goal. The Team can assist with New Product Introduction (NPI) engineering as product line volume grows and offer services to help transfer to manufacturing facilities within the UK, Europe or to both offshore Contract Electronic Manufacturers and company subsidiaries. The founders and Senior Engineers all have in depth experience with fibre optic assembly and die packaging from their careers with STC, Nortel and Bookham. The equipment list continues to expand to meet new and future customer demands and currently includes manual die bonding, manual and auto gold and aluminium wire bonding , various optical alignment capabilities (including a 6 axis auto align stage, auto/semi-auto die bonding and hermetic seam sealing capability.  Located in the South West of the UK, they have their main office at the Brixham Laboratory complex which also houses other members of the Torbay Photonics Cluster ecosystem.  


Brolis Semiconductors

Brolis Semiconductors is an infrared laser diode maker in the spectral range from 800 nm - 3000 nm based on GaAs, InP and GaSb. The company develops a range of light sources from SLDs to high-power multi-watt singel emitters and laser bars for defence, medical, sensing and research applications.



ColorChip, established in 2001, is a pioneer and a world leading innovator in the fields of integrated optical components and sub-systems.  ColorChip technology enables reliable, scalable and robust high speed networking and communications solutions. Through our two product lines, we deliver industry leading high speed optical transceivers to the Datacom/Telecom markets and PLC splitters to the FTTx markets



CORNERSTONE is a fabrication capability that can provide competitive prices for both active and passive silicon photonic devices. The CORNERSTONE team, headed up by Professor Graham Reed at the University of Southampton, aims to offer up to 6 passive calls and 2 active calls per year via an MPW service. With a track record of world-leading results, and supported by some of the world’s best academic fabrication facilities for microfabrication and high-spec nanofabrication, CORNERSTONE is also open to dedicated fabrication runs at affordable prices. Through the use of advanced projection lithography, CORNERSTONE can offer both an industry compatible fabrication capability, and design flexibility and freedom, essential for research and prototyping purposes, which may not be accessible at other foundries.



CST is a market leader in providing 3D electromagnetic (EM) field simulation tools through a global network of sales and support staff and representatives. CST develops CST STUDIO SUITE, a package of high-performance software for the simulation of EM fields in all frequency bands. Its growing success is based on a combination of leading edge technology, user-friendly interface and knowledgeable support staff. CST solutions are used in research and industry to design, simulate and optimize optical, photonic and plasmonic components. CST is part of SIMULIA, a Dassault Systèmes brand. Further information about CST is available at www.cst.com.


Danano Photonics

Danano Photonics represents the photonic initiative from India in photonics research, education and applications. The company is knowledge partner for photonics education and skills, with National Skills Development Corporation supported by Govt. of India. World’s first Photonics technology integrated city called PHOTONICITY is conceptualized by Danano Photonics to provide hi-tech lifestyle, business and employment opportunities for global photonics professionals. Photonicity is unique photonics education, research and manufacturing hub. The other company initiatives include photonics awareness outreach program for school kids called Danano PinS and decentralized photonics manufacturing clusters for women worldwide under the banner Industry4Her.


Electro Optics

Electro Optics is Europe's original photonics title and multi-platform resource for anyone involved in the photonics industry. Readers have access to the latest technological developments, trends and opinions; independent, in-depth editorial content; and informed commentary and analysis. Electro Optics is published ten times a year in print and digital editions, and alongside two monthly newsletters, EO Newsline and EO Productline, is available at no cost to readers working or engaged in the photonics industry. Subscribe here: www.electrooptics.com/subscribe



EPIC is the industry association that promotes the sustainable development of organisations working in the field of photonics in Europe. We foster a vibrant photonics ecosystem by maintaining a strong network and acting as a catalyst and facilitator for technological and commercial advancement. EPIC publishes market and technology reports, organizes technical workshops and B2B roundtables, coordinates EU funding proposals, advocacy and lobbying, education and training activities, standards and roadmaps and pavilions at exhibitions.


EV Group

EV Group (EVG) is a leading supplier of equipment and process solutions for the manufacture of semiconductors, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), compound semiconductors, power devices, and nanotechnology devices. Key products include wafer bonding, thin-wafer processing, lithography/nanoimprint lithography (NIL) and metrology equipment, as well as photoresist coaters, cleaners and inspection systems. Founded in 1980, EV Group services and supports an elaborate network of global customers and partners all over the world. More information about EVG is available at www.EVGroup.com


Fibre Systems

Fibre Systems is a trusted information source for the optical communications industry, aimed at component and subsystem vendors, network equipment manufacturers, planners, installers and system integrators, and operators and end-users of fibre-optic networks worldwide. Addressing the technologies, applications, business and regulatory issues that shape the fibre-optic systems market, Fibre Systems is published quarterly in print and digital editions, and alongside a monthly newsletter, FS Newsline, is available at no cost to readers working or engaged in the optical communications industry.  Subscribe here: www.fibre-systems.com/subscribe



ficonTEC is a medium-sized technology corporation located in Achim, Germany. ficonTEC is the world leader in manufacturing of automated assembly, test and inspection equipment for micro systems and opto-electronic components, based on a flexible modular automated platform. ficonTEC specializes in the design, development and construction of fully customized or standard, modular, automated or semi-automated system solutions, particularly in the photonics industry for High Power Diode Laser (HPDL), Laser Welding and Automated Fiber Alignment.


Fraunhofer HHI

Fraunhofer HHI does research on communications since nearly 90 years. Nowadays, about every second bit transported in the internet touches HHI technology on its way to the receiver. With a strong focus on InP, we also develop polymer waveguide based hybrid integration and silicon photonics. We focus on Telecom and Datacom, with strongly increasing activities in sensor systems. HHI offers foundry services with or without design support in InP, and custom designed Polymer Hybrid PICs.



GoPhotonics.com is a website for the Photonics Industry. It is the largest searchable database of Photonics products on the internet. GoPhotonics have developed a product search tool for the industry enabling engineers to find products from the leading manufacturers by specifications. In addition to this, it also keep users up to date with the latest Industry news, new product releases and upcoming events.


ICSON 2018

The International Conference on Semiconductors, Optoelectronics and Nanostructures August 20-21, 2018 at Paris, France will feature delegates from across the globe, including many key opinion leaders in the field. The multidisciplinary nature of the conference provides an opportunity to talk to specialists from many different Sessions. ICSON-2018 has initiated with an outstanding Organizing Committee from well-known universities across the globe, making it a specially designed cluster conference that will be covering almost all aspects and fields of Applied Physics research and development reforms. 



Imec is the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics, energy, and digital technologies. The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, energy and education. As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities we bring together close to 3,500 brilliant minds from over 70 nationalities. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and has distributed R&D groups in the Netherlands, Taiwan, USA, China, and offices in India and Japan. In 2016, imec's revenue (P&L) totaled 496 million euro.



IQE is the leading global supplier of advanced semiconductor wafers with products that cover a diverse range of applications, supported by an innovative outsourced foundry services portfolio that allows the Group to provide a 'one stop shop' for the wafer needs of the world's leading semiconductor manufacturers. With a pedigree dating back more than twenty-five years, IQE offers the industry’s broadest product portfolio, with a choice of technology platforms from multiple, global manufacturing facilities across Europe, Asia and the USA. Our unparalleled experience in the production and supply of substrates and epiwafers across a number of key market areas make IQE the perfect partner for substrates and epiwafers for visible and infrared optoelectronic devices, multi-junction CPV solar cells and RF components for wireless applications.


Laser Manufacture News

Laser Manufacture News is the most influential laser magazine in China. It aims to completely analyze the laser industry chain and promote the development of the laser industry.



LiGenTec SA is a startup company located at EPFL innovation park in Switzerland and an expert in offering silicon nitride thickness above 600nm maintaining very low waveguide propagation loss. The main application areas include coherent telecommunication, filters, supercontinuum generation, pulse generation, spectroscopy, sensing and microwave photonics. With its silicon nitride chips LIGENTEC enables products based on integrated photonics for fabless companies and research institutions to be able to work with Silicon Nitride.



LioniX International is a leading global provider of customized microsystem solutions, in particular integrated photonics-based, in scalable production volumes. We provide customized solutions for OEM’s and System Integrators, from design to device, by vertical integration in scalable production volumes and maintaining technology leadership secured by strong IP position. LioniX International focuses on Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC) enabled modules based on its proprietary waveguide technology (TriPleX™), in addition to its other core competences micro-fluidics, opto-fluidics and MEMS. With a vertical integration it delivers a complete solution to its OEM customers: from initial design through volume manufacturing of products. LioniX International B.V. has been established in April 2016, funded by Panthera Group B.V. and YMK Photonics Co., Ltd. LioniX International B.V. has acquired Satrax B.V. (www.satrax.nl), XiO Photonics B.V. (www.xiophotonics.com), OctroliX B.V. and LioniX B.V. (www.lionixbv.com) which initiated the technology development of photonic chips for a suite of applications in the year 2001. Our chips drive your business.


Luceda Photonics

Luceda Photonics wants photonic IC engineers to enjoy the same first-time-right design experience as electronic IC designers. Our tools and services are rooted in over 50 years of experience in photonic integrated circuit (PIC) and PDK (process design kit) design. The team’s expertise is used by several research institutes and industrial R&D teams worldwide.



Since its inception in 2003, Lumerical has pioneered breakthrough simulation technologies that help bring new product concepts to life. Lumerical’s software tools support a broad range of photonic and electromagnetic design and analysis applications. From component level analysis using optical and electrical solvers to photonic integrated circuit and system design and simulation, Lumerical’s products are capable of addressing the most challenging design problems. Lumerical’s photonic design tools are licensed in nearly 50 countries, by more than 800 of the world’s most innovative organizations including 7 of the top 10 companies in the S&P 1200 Global IT Index and 44 of the top 50 research universities according to the Times Higher Education rankings.



MIRPHAB is an all-services Pilot Line for the fabrication of Mid-Infrared sensors, a single access point to the best technology, facilities and expertise provided by a consortium of leading companies in the field of photonics. MIRPHAB provides services for device design and fabrication from chip processing on wafer level to packaging and testing. MIRPHAB reduces the barriers to introduce your chemical sensor into the market by granting your proposal up 230k€


Multiphoton Optics

Multiphoton Optics offers a 3D Printing Platform (LithoProf3D) and Software (LithoSoft3D) for high-precision 3D printing of arbitrarily shaped structures of a large variety of materials. The equipment allows additive and subtractive processes. Our technology supports scalable processes for different applications and products. The high-precision fabrication of 3D optical interconnects to integrate optical links on-chip, on-board, or in photonic integrated circuits to create sophisticated optical packages is compatible to standard processes in electronic manufacturing and saves app. 80 % of process steps. This enables to significantly reduce energy consumption in production and to save other resources in production and in end-use, for example in high performance computers. We also provide Prototyping & Engineering Services for aspheric or free-form microoptics, and biomedical products, such as scaffolds for tissue engineering, microfluidic cells, or drug delivery structures. 



Nanoscribe is a worldwide leader in high-precision additive manufacturing on the nano-, micro- and mesoscale. With more than 10 years on the market, we supply 3D printers, resins and related process solutions. The 3D printers "Photonic Professional GT" are the world's highest resolution systems for three-dimensional nano- and microfabrication. They are designed for high-speed fabrication into photosensitive materials. Our customers are pioneers and innovation leaders in science and industry, e.g. producing DOEs, micro-optics as well as photonic wire bonds for ICT. More than 1,000 users in 30 countries rely on our products and services.


Optical Connections

Optical Connections provides the fibre optic community with the latest industry news and developments via our monthly newsletter, magazine and recently redeveloped news website. We provide coverage of market influencing technology advancements, commercial prospects and product developments making Optical Connections an essential source of information for our readers from across the industry. The Optical Connections News website has recently undergone a major redesign which sees more breaking news, new features and unique insight from our editorial team, enhancer user functionality and the introduction of industry networking opportunities as well as increased commercial prospects. Read the latest news and subscribe to the monthly newsletter.


Optics & Photonics 2018

Optics & Photonics-2018 will provide excellent opportunities to meet experts, exchange information, and strengthen the collaboration among Directors, Researchers, Associate Professors, and Scholars from both academia and industry.  The 2nd Global Summit on Laser Optics & Photonics is anticipating participants from 40 and more countries across the globe and the three day conference will provoke Plenary sessions, Keynote speeches, Poster, and Oral presentations. This program provides three days of robust discussions on recent advancements and new strategies for development of new materials for global requirements. 



Optics.org is the longest-running online resource targeted toward OEMs and system integrators in the core growth markets for photonics applications, and is your gateway to thousands of potential new customers looking to buy your products and services. From LEDs to industrial lasers and from sensing to microscopy, optics.org covers all the latest company, product and business news as well as in-depth articles on product application and market analysis.


PhoeniX Software

Pioneering photonics design automation already since 1991, today PhoeniX Software has a global presence and is a trusted and well recognized partner for a large number of organizations. We enable easy and cost-effective realisation of integrated photonics chips and systems, by means of our internally developed superior products and services. Our customers range from large OEM's to start-ups and include some of the world’s top universities and research institutes.As the leader in Photonic IC design solutions, we will continue to develop the market by anticipating market demand and customer needs. In combination with our strategic partnerships, this results in offering world class design flows and access to all relevant fabrication technologies for our customers.



The Photonex exhibition brings together all aspects of light technologies and photonics for industry and research, helping visitors develop strong relationships, research solutions, examine applications in academia, research and technology for manufacturing. You can attend talks from a wide range of FREE presentations, FREE meetings, FREE conferences, training courses and "how-to-do-it" type tutorials to further your skills.


Physik Instrumente

In the past four decades, PI (Physik Instrumente) with headquarters in Karlsruhe, Germany has become the leading manufacturer of micro- and nanopositioning systems with accuracies from (sub-)micrometer down to the nanometer range. With four company sites in Germany and fifteen sales and service offices abroad, the privately managed company operates globally. More than 850 highly qualified employees around the world enable the PI Group to meet almost any requirement in the field of innovative precision positioning technology. All key technologies are developed in-house. This allows the company to control every step of the process, from design right down to shipment: precision mechanics and electronics as well as position sensors.



PIXAPP is the world’s first open-access Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) Assembly and Packaging Pilot line. PIXAPP consists of a highly-interdisciplinary team of Europe’s leading industrial & research organisations, and provides users with single-point access to PIC assembly and packaging. The Pilot Line Gateway Office is PIXAPP's the easy-access interface for external users. PIXAPP gives companies an easy-access route to transferring R&D results to the market.  


SMART Photonics

SMART Photonics is a pure play foundry offering production services for InP based photonic components. We use our extensive knowledge of both discrete as well as integrated photonics and our many years’ experience to produce, with our dedicated toolset, the photonic components designed by our customers. We offer the full production process from Epitaxial growth, re-growth and processing up to the thinning and dicing of the wafers. Contact: e-mail: info@smartphotonics.nl tel. +31(0)40 247 54 53



Synopsys' Optical Solutions Group (OSG) is one of the world’s leading developers of optical design and analysis tools, with CODE V® imaging design software, LightTools® illumination design software, LucidShape® products for automotive lighting, and RSoft™ products for photonic component and optical communications design. OSG is also an independent supplier of optical systems design services, with more than 4,800 completed projects in imaging, illumination, and optical systems engineering


Technology Scotland

Technology Scotland is the leading cluster organisation for industry, academia, and other institutes engaged in the Key Enabling Technology (KET) sectors in Scotland, including advanced materials, electronics, nanotechnology, photonics, and advanced manufacturing.

Technology Scotland brings like-minded companies together to solve problems, drive economic development, and build supply chains. Through events, workshops, Special Interest Groups, and collaborative networking, our members improve their competitiveness at home and on a global scale.


Teem Photonics

Teem Photonics offers innovative solutions for silicon-photonics chip-to-fibre optical interfacing based on its flexible, competitive, reliable, scalable and cost-effective ioNext platform. This ion-exchange technology has been developed for more than 20 years for the manufacturing of optical integrated circuits on glass wafers. We also propose standard and advanced PIC (splitters, couplers, Taps, duplexers, polarizers, interferometers) as well as skills in optical design, fibre-to-chip assembly and packaging.

Teem provides worldwide clients for many applications in Telecom, Bio-medical, Transport, Energy, Defence, Science,… Let us know your need and we will show how a little piece of glass can change everything.


Telecommunications 2018

Conference Series, the World Class Scientific Events Organizer is hosting the “International Summit on Telecommunications, Cloud Computing and Wireless Technology” during August 22-23, 2018 at Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Singapore. which is a leading forum for Business professionals, Scientists, Professors, Industrialists, Researchers and Students in the specific field to exchange information on their latest research progress . The main theme of the conference is “Emerging Innovations in Communication and Wireless Technology for connecting the world” that aims to anticipate the world's leading specialists involved in the field and to provide an up-to-date information to professionals and scholars.

Benefits of Participating

Conference Series is glad to offer you the privileges like:

 An opportunity to be the Keynote/plenary speaker for Telecommunications 2018

 A position as the chair/co-chair for the session of your interest at the conference

 An opportunity to launch your Book/Chapter/research work at the event

 An opportunity to conduct workshop/symposia of your University/Lab/Organization at the conference

 An opportunity to become a sponsor/exhibitor



VPIphotonics provides professional photonic design software and services for integrated photonics and fiber-based components, optical transmission systems and networks. VPIphotonics off-the-shelf and customized solutions are valued for their powerful and comprehensive simulation capabilities and high degree of flexibility. They are applied in research and development, product design and marketing by hundreds of companies, and for teaching and research at over 160 academic institutions worldwide.


VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. is a non-profit R&D company that covers the whole value-chain from devices to systems in various application and technology fields. VTT offers design, wafer-level processing, hybrid integration, packaging and testing services for photonic integrated circuits. In silicon photonics VTT is one of the pioneers globally and leading the development of micron-scale silicon waveguide technology. Benefits of VTT's 3 and 12 µm SOI technlogies include low loss, small polarisation dependency, ultra-wide bandwidth and ultra-small footprint. In addition to R&D VTT can offer small and medium volume manufacturing services.




Yenista Optics

Yenista Optics designs and manufactures fibre optic test and measurement equipment for a broad range of applications: from high bandwidth communications to a wide variety of scientific and research markets. The product portfolio includes an optical spectrum analyzer, tunable filters, tunable lasers, a component tester and a multifunction test platform. The company also supplies optical modules and instruments on an OEM basis.


Yole Développement

Founded in 1998, Yole Développement group supports industrial companies, investors and R&D organizations worldwide to help them understand markets and follow technology trends to develop their business. With a strong focus on emerging applications using silicon and/or micro manufacturing, it covers MEMS, Compound Semiconductors, LED, Image Sensors, Optoelectronics, Microfluidics & Medical, Photovoltaics, Advanced Packaging, Manufacturing, Nanomaterials, Power Electronics and Batteries & Energy Management.


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