Key Players

École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) EPFL is one of the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology. With over 350 laboratories and research groups on campus, EPFL is one of Europe’s most innovative and productive scientific institutions. Ranked top 3 in...

University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

University of Copenhagen (UCPH) The Niels Bohr Institute of University of Copenhagen is the largest physics department in Denmark and is one of the institutions where quantum physics was founded. The Institute has more than 60 faculty members of which more than 20...

University of Camerino (UNICAM)

University of Camerino (UNICAM) The University of Camerino, although small, was established in 1336 and is one of the oldest Universities in Italy.  Its continuous efforts have been recognized by the European Commission through the label of HR Excellence in Research....

University of Cambridge (CAM)

University of Cambridge (CAM) The University of Cambridge is one of the most renowned research and higher education institutes in the world. It is frequently ranked amongst the top 5 in international academic rankings such as ARWU and Shanghai Ranking. It...

IBM Research Zurich GmbH (IBM)

IBM Research Zurich GmbH (IBM) IBM Research – Zurich is the European branch of the IBM Research Division headquartered at the T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York, U.S.A., and a wholly owned subsidiary of the IBM Corporation.  IBM Research –...

AMOLF

AMOLF   AMOLF is one of the research laboratories of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). It studies the physics of functional complex matter.   The Center for Nanophotonics at AMOLF has an internationally recognized research program...

University of Malta (UOM)

University of Malta (UOM) The University of Malta is a well-established university and the sole academic research institution in Malta.  UOM has significant experience in coordinating and implementing large-scale ERDF infrastructural projects, and has a highly...

Aalto University (AALTO)

Aalto University (AALTO) Aalto University was created from a high-profile merger between three leading universities in Finland: Helsinki University of Technology, Helsinki School of Economics, and the University of Art and Design Helsinki.  It therefore focuses on...

Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (MPL)

Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (MPL) MPL in Erlangen, Germany is one of about 80 Max Planck Institutes forming the Max Planck Society. Currently it consists of four divisions, several independent research groups and Technical Development and Service...

University of Konstanz (UKON)

University of Konstanz (UKON) The University of Konstanz is in the "QS Top 50 under 50", the 2015 ranking of the 50 best young universities worldwide where it is listed as the best German institution. It is one of the eleven German “elite universities”. Research in...

Ghent University (UGent)

Ghent University (UGent) Ghent University is a public funded university covering all disciplines. The UGent photonics research group (PRG) focuses on the development and application of novel photonic integrated devices and circuits, with a focus on high index contrast...

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) CNRS will participate via the contribution of one of its laboratories, Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnologies (C2N). C2N's research focuses on III-V semiconductor physics and spans the whole spectrum from...

Thales Research & Technology (Thales)

Thales Research & Technology (Thales) Thales R&T-France is the main multidisciplinary research unit of the Thales group, one of the major world players in aerospace, space, defence, and security. Through its internal activities and scientific links with...

TU Delft

TU Delft Established in 1842, TU-Delft is the leading technical university in the Netherlands. It hosts 19,000 students and has 3,300 academic staff members. The university is heavily research oriented, publishing about 320 PhD theses and 6,000 publications each year....

Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST)

Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST) IST is a young international institute located in Klosterneuburg on the outskirts of Vienna. It is dedicated to offering a state-of-the-art international and interdisciplinary environment, and seeks to pave the way for...

Hitachi Europe Ltd, Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory (HITACHI)

Hitachi Europe Ltd, Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory (HITACHI) Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory is part of the R&D Centre of Hitachi Europe Ltd, and shares a building and facilities with the Cavendish Laboratory at the University of Cambridge. The aim of the laboratory is...

STMicroelectronics srl (STM)

STMicroelectronics srl (STM) STM focuses its product strategy on sense and power technologies, automotive products, and embedded-processing solutions and is among the world leaders in a broad range of segments. The Sense and Power segment encompasses MEMS and sensors,...