On 7-8 November, at the PIC Summit x OPTONIQUE Europe, 13 Canadian organisations will pitch and showcase their posters. This is an excellent opportunity to develop new commercial markets and become involved in industrial R&D projects under Xecs.

Know more about the 13 organisations showcasing at the PIC Summit in Europe here.

Representatives from Aeponyx, ANT, Correct-Ai, Femtum, Fonex, Jones Microwaves, One Silicon Chips Photonis, Optiwave, OZ Optics, Ranovus, WaveRyde, Xanodu and CPFC will be delighted to meet you. Register now for the PIC Summit x Optonique Europe and join us.

About the PIC Summit x OPTONIQUE Europe

The PIC Summit Europe x OPTONIQUE Europe takes place on November 7 and 8 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The meeting brings together key players in the photonics integrated photonics circuits (PIC) sector for one of the most influential events in the industry calendar. The conference features a rich program, with talks from semiconductor executives, PIC technology users, EU policymakers and the wider PIC community, to discuss the future of the integrated photonics industry worldwide.

Join Optonique and partners to visit the rich ecosystem of photonics integrated circuits (PIC) in the Netherlands. It gives you the opportunity to meet some of the major players in the Netherlands, at both industrial and academic levels. This is an excellent opportunity to develop new commercial markets and become involved in industrial R&D projects in the context of Xecs consortia creation of EUREKA.

More information and programme here.

PIC in Canada 2023 Side Event

PIC in Canada 2023 Side Event, taking place on 8 November, is a great opportunity  to discover more about Xecs and get involved in R&D projects consortia.  Hear from Xecs Director Nadja Rohrbach during the Plenary session “XECS cluster, strategies for engaging Canada and Europe” at 09:15 – 09:45 CET and get inspired by the successful project examples and ask your questions during the dedicated Q&A.

There will be a strong presence from Canada with 15+ organizations, pitching and showcasing their posters.

More information here.

08:00-09:00 Registration and breakfast 

09:00-09:15 Welcome and Opening words 

  • Welcome
    • Geneviève Brisson, Québec Government Office in Brussels
    • Ahmed El-Kadars, PhotonDelta
  • Madison Rilling, CEO, Optonique: PIC in the Strategic Dialogue between Canada and the Netherlands

09:15-09:45 Plenary: XECS clusters, strategies for engaging Canada and Europe 

  • Session chair: James Farrell, NRC-IRAP
  • Plenary speaker: Nadja Rorhbach: the XECS opportunity
    • 20 min keynote and project examples
    • 10 min Q&A

09:45-10:45 Canadian PIC companies pitches

10:45-11:15 Poster networking and coffee break.

11:15-11:30 Invited talk: Innovation centres in XECS

  • Session chair: James Farrell, NRC-IRAP
  • Invited speaker: TNO, TBC
    • 15 min invited talk with project examples

11:30-11:50 Canadian innovation actors pitches

11:50-12:00 Closing words and next steps

  • Session chair: Matthew Posner, Optonique
  • James Farrell: Industrial Technology Advisor, National Research Council of Canada – Industrial Research Assistance Program
  • Fanny Bousquet, First Secretary, STI Trade Commissioner Embassy of Canada to the Netherlands