About Tyndall National Institute
Tyndall is a leading European research centre in integrated ICT (Information and Communications Technology) materials, devices and systems. It is one of Ireland’s five National Labs, specialising in both electronics and photonics. Tyndall works with industry and academia to transform research into products in its core market areas of electronics, communications, energy, health, agri-tech & the environment. With a network of over 200 industry partners and customers worldwide, they are focused on delivering human and economic impact from excellence in research. A research flagship of University College Cork, Tyndall is home to a research community of 600 people of 52 nationalities.
About LioniX International
LioniX International is a leading global provider of customized microsystem solutions in scalable production volumes and offers Photonic Integrated Circuit modules, based on silicon-nitride waveguides. They provide customized solutions for OEMs and System Integrators, from design to fully assembled modules, by vertical integration and in scalable production volumes. LioniX International maintain their technology leadership secured by a strong IP position. Their core competences are in Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC), customized MEMS, and opto-fluidics.
EUROPRACTICE is a consortium of research organisations providing European industry and academia with a platform to develop electronic circuits and systems. For more than 25 years, the consortium has offered affordable access to prototyping and volume production services in a wide range of technologies, including ASICs, MEMS and Photonics. For future generations of engineers, EUROPRACTICE has provided CAD tools and a broad training offer ensuring the growing digital economy in Europe. The consortium consists of five partners, namely imec (Belgium), UKRI-STFC (UK), Fraunhofer IIS (Germany), CMP (France) and Tyndall (Ireland). Over the years, EUROPRACTICE has been supported by the European Commission, which allowed expansion into new markets and continuation of the high quality service to more than 600 academic institutions and over 300 SMEs.