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Integrated Photonics

Welcome to Brainport Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Working on integrated photonics in Brainport Eindhoven

Working on integrated photonics in Brainport Eindhoven, The Netherlands, means developing innovative technologies that have genuine impact on society. Technologies that improve our lives in for instance the fields of health, mobility, energy and food. In Brainport you find over 5,000 tech and IT companies and organisations in all sorts and sizes that work on the latest technologies and perform ground-breaking research. This high concentration of companies leads to numerous career- and student- opportunities and many challenging jobs at all levels. 

Leading global position in integrated photonics 
In the process of producing ever smaller chips, researchers and engineers in Brainport continuously succeed in beating Moore’s law and defying the boundaries of physics. Brainport Eindhoven has a global leading position in the field of micro- and nano- electronics. Moreover, with its rich history in the field of optics, Brainport is excellently positioned to obtain a similar future position in integrated photonics. These optical chips provide more speed, energy-effiency and functionalities and can be applied in a wide variety of industries. Current chip technology cannot keep up with the explosive growth of data traffic in the near future. Estimations for integrated photonics are that it will become a multi-billion market that will lead to thousands of jobs for highly qualified professionals.  

Facts & figs


the width of a human hair = nano level


companies and organisations work together on IP within Photon Delta


FTE are expected to work in Integrated Photonics the upcoming years


square miles = Brainport's total surface


of all patent applications worldwide are from Brainport Eindhoven


tech & IT professionals work in Brainport Eindhoven

Meet our Companies in Integrated Photonics

Some renown companies that are active in the field of Integrated Photonics can be found in the overview below. They represent the more than 5,000 tech & IT companies in Brainport Eindhoven and are constantly on the lookout for talent in fields as: Software engineering, Computer Science, Engineering (for instance: design engineering, process engineering, mechanical engineering), Mechatronics, Applied physics, Information Technology, Chemistry. . 

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‘I am realising the seemingly impossible’

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