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To recognise and highlight key industry achievements in advancing photonic integration through platform development, manufacturing, design, packaging and device characterisation, PIC International magazine is proud to host its 2nd PIC Awards programme.

With nominations and voting taking place online and presentations made at the PIC International 2018 networking dinner on the evening of April 10th in Brussels, the awards put the spotlight on innovation.

The awards programme is dedicated to celebrating leading lights in the industry.

Company Awards

PIC Platforms


This award recognises advances in the development and application of key materials systems driving today’s photonic integrated circuits and providing a stepping stone to future devices.

Advances in PIC Manufacturing


Evolution in PIC production is helping to bring a new generation of devices into the market. This category celebrates the success stories so far.

Advances in Photonics Integration


This award recognises innovative approaches to new and commercially important PIC technology platforms, PIC packing, PIC design that results in more features into a chip and raising the bar to the next level.

PIC ‘Hero' Result Award


A company or entity advancing the state-of-the-art for commercially important PIC performance - it could be integration of electronics with photonics, large scale integration, 100, 400, 800G performance for high speed, super low power, super functionality, super small size and miniaturization etc

Individual Awards

PIC Technologist Award


Experts in translating PIC technologies towards commercial reality and product qualification including filing IP/patents and publications through papers and talks.

PIC Entrepreneur and Business Leader Award


Leader for PIC based technologies and driving new frontiers with start-up companies or internal technological programs within large corporations.

Lifetime PIC Achievement Award


Pioneers in photonic integration that have helped make PICs a reality and their knowledge and expertise underpins major advances in the industry. This award recognises outstanding service to the sector.

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