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iQonic Project_ Final Webinar

After 42 months of hard work and collaboration, the iQonic project is coming to an end! Since we are approaching the end of this journey in September 2022, it seems only fitting to reckon the main results achieved by partners. For this reason, we are organizing a final public webinar that will gather project partners […]

ALPES Lasers Use Case_Workshop

June 15th partners within the iQonic project gathered at ALPES lasers S.A. in St. Blaise near Neuchâtel, Switzerland, to discuss the ALPES quantum cascade laser use case within the iQonic project. The workshop was held in a hybrid format to also allow partners to connect online, and it started with a pre-evening dinner in the […]

PRIMA Electro Use Case_Workshop

At the beginning of June, partner from the iQonic project gathered in Torino at Convergent Photonics – Prima Electro production site to participate in the workshop on the Prima Electro use case. The site has been presented by Roberto Paoletti (Convergent – Prima) and the main topics of the use case have been depicted by Giulia […]

Technology & Business Cooperation Days 2022 – ATLANTIS

This year the Hannover Messe 2022 was organized as a hybrid event. Online participation at the matchmaking event “Technology & Business Cooperation Days 2022” had the chance to meet on the fairground and the possibility to participate online via videoconferences on the website. Participants discus various subjects related with Industry 4.0, Smart Factory solutions, Sustainable […]

FILAR Use Case _ Workshop

On May 17th members of the iQonic project consortium met at FILAR Optomaterials SRL in Tortoli, Sardinia, to discuss the implementations and outcomes of the two use cases of the pilot within the project both connected to crystal manufacturing and assembly. The partner present at the event were FILAR, HiLASE, Fraunhofer, Sensap, Polimi, PRIMA, ficonTEC, […]

6th ENGINE Newsletter | IQONIC

At the beginning of 2022, the IQONIC project appeared in the 6th edition of the EuropeaN diGital Innovation Network (ENGINE) newsletter presenting the latest results going towards the end of the project itself. With this initiative the aim is that of maximising the impact of European R&D projects, sharing dissemination and exploitation of projects’ results […]

High power disc laser crystal to heatsink bonding technologies

At the beginning of April 2022 the iQonic partners Fraunhofer IOF and HiLase met at Fraunhofer IOF’s facilities in Jena (Germany) to discuss the opportunities and challenges of “high power disc laser crystal to heatsink bonding technologies”, using a ficonTEC CL1500 bonding platform and disc-shaped crystals that e.g. are manufactured at partner Filar OptoMaterials SRL, […]

iQonic 4th Press Release | March 2022

TOWARD THE END OF THE IQONIC PROJECT On February 11th, 2022, partners met online for the 5th General Assembly of the iQonic project. The event aimed at assessing what has been done so far and the results achieved and discussing the next steps for the last months of the project to give the best conclusion […]

IQONIC 5th GENERAL ASSEMBLY

On February 11th,  iQonic partners met online for the 5th General Assembly of the iQonic project. The event aimed at assessing what has been done so far and the results achieved. Furthermore, the next steps for the last months of the project were discussed to give the best conclusion to the iQonic project in September 2022. […]

5th ENGINE Newsletter | IQONIC

At the end of 2021, the IQONIC project appeared in the 5th edition of the EuropeaN diGital Innovation Network (ENGINE) newsletter. This initiative aims at maximising the impact of European R&D projects, sharing dissemination and exploitation of projects’ results and networking and cross-fertilisation in the EU based digital innovation. Have a look at the Newsletter […]

Deploy and running of iQonic KBS supporting the use cases | Web article by Holonix

Within its role of IT technical partner in defining solutions for zero-defect manufacturing in optoelectronics field in the iQonic project, Holonix has recently published the web article titled “Deploy and running of iQonic KBS supporting the use cases”. It describes the release and current use of the KBS software prototype solution developed by Holonix in […]

2nd iQonic funded publication | Brunel University London

On December 10th, 2021 our partner Brunel University London published its second iQonic funded publication titled “An Improved Capsule Network (WaferCaps) for Wafer Bin Map Classification Based on DCGAN Data Upsampling” on the IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing website in open access. Wafer bin maps contain vital information that helps semiconductor manufacturers to identify the […]

iQonic partner participation – Digital Technology in Laser Manufacturing Workshop

In October, our partner Brunel University London participated in the Digital Technology in Laser Manufacturing Workshop held by the UK Association of Industrial Lasers (AIUL) at Cranfield University in Bedfordshire a great opportunity to meet and listen to experts in the field of laser and digital manufacturing. On the occasion, Prof. Alireza Mousavi and researcher […]

Micro-optics assembly for fast axis collimation by means of convolutional neural network | Joint Publication by ficonTEC Service GmbH & Prima Electro S.p.A.

iQonic partners, ficonTEC and Prima Electro, collaborate on a joint publication about “Micro-optics assembly for fast axis collimation by means of convolutional neural network” In August 2021 iQonic partners, ficonTEC and Prima Electro released in the peer-reviewed journal Optics Express  a scientific article about “Micro-optics assembly for fast axis collimation by means of convolutional neural network”. […]

Single-Mode Interband-Cascade Lasers | Alpes Lasers

The latest achievement in microfabrication by Alpes Lasers successfully manufacturing the Single-Mode Interband-Cascade Laser On July 27th Alpes Laser announced the successful manufacturing of Single-Mode Interband-Cascade Lasers (ICLs) within the iQonic project. ICLs are a mid-IR light source with emissions in the 2.7 – 3.9 μm range used for the detection of hydrocarbon and other […]

iQonic video is online!

We are happy to show you the presentation video of the iQonic project! Advance in optoelectronics technologies is causing a revolution in consumer electronic goods, solar energy, LED, industrial laser, and other fields. However, backwarded industrial environments can’t catch up with customers’ requests, causing delays, production breakdowns and stops. iQonic intends to develop a holistic framework […]

A view at the high-resolution laser scanning used by FORTH

In this video Sotiris Psilodimitrakopoulos, Postdoctoral Researcher at FORTH, describes the elements of high-resolution laser scanner used to scan the the optoelectronics materials studied and developed within iQonic project. A brief insight into the hardware and research tools used by our partners! 

iQonic System Architecture

Many challanges affect opto-electronics and photonics industry nowadays, including the obsolescence of current manufacturing processes, the concurrent evolution of equipment and instrumentation, an higher request for customization and individualization of produtcion. iQonic answers to these challanges thorugh the study and development of a multi-sensorial component manufacturing and photonic system assembly hardware and software environment for […]

“Three-dimensional characterization of collagen remodeling in cell-seeded collagen scaffolds via polarization second harmonic generation” Paper by FORTH

“Three-dimensional characterization of collagen remodeling in cell-seeded collagen scaffolds via polarization second harmonic generation” is the paper published by FORTH – iQonic partner specialised in research on fundamental and applied issues related to materials science and technology and laser interactions with matter – in collaboration with the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (HFRI). Optics […]

iQonic partners: the role of SACMI

In this series of articles we take a deeper look into the activity of iQonic project partners. An opportunity to understand and review the competences and excellences gathered by iQonic.   What is the core activity of your company and which technology is mainly developed in the iQonic project? SACMI is a large international and […]

iQonic partners: the role of Sensap

In this series of articles we take a deeper look into the activity of iQonic project partners. An opportunity to understand and review the competences and excellences gathered by iQonic.   What is the core activity of your company and which technology is mainly developed in the iQonic project? Sensap’s main activity with our partners […]

iQonic partners: the role of Shadow Robot Company

In this series of articles we take a deeper look into the activity of iQonic project partners. An opportunity to understand and review the competences and excellences gathered by iQonic.   What is the core activity of your company and which technology is mainly developed in the iQonic project? At SHADOW we build next-generation robot […]

iQonic partners: the role of Forth

In this series of articles we take a deeper look into the activity of iQonic project partners. An opportunity to understand and review the competences and excellences gathered by iQonic.   Which activities have you carried out in the iQonic project? The main role of FORTH in the iQonic project includes a) contribution to the multisensorial data […]

Data-driven IIoT Solutions | Paper by Holonix

In March 2021 Stefano Borgia from Holonix published a technical article on Italian technical journal “Data Manager” The technical paper provides a contribution about IIoT data-driven solutions supporting Zero Defect Manufacturing . Use of the data gathered from the machinery and manufacturing systems, and extraction of information and added value from them represent the key […]

Technical meeting | ficonTEC & Sensap

Technical visit of Sensap AG at ficonTEC Service GmbH facility for the implementation of the data flow among the ficonTEC AL500 assembly machine, the external Integra Daedalus CPS System by Sensap and the cloud platform iLike Machines by Holonix From October 19th till October 22nd a technical work meeting took place at ficonTEC Service GmbH […]

iQonic use case – Prima Electro

PRIMA ELECTRO – High volume process chain zero-defect manufacturing Interview to Roberto Paoletti – Diode Fab Senior Manager   What is the core activity of Prima Electro and which technologies are mainly developed in the iQonic project? PRIMA ELECTRO is part of the PRIMA INDUSTRIE Group. Its mission is developing and producing electronics and high […]

iQonic 3rd Press Release | September 2020

Towards the development of the iQonic architecture for zero-defect manufacturing of optoelectronic components   The 1st phase (M1-M18) of the iQonic project has just concluded with the 1st Review Meeting with the Project Officer and Monitor. After the collection of requirements, the identification of optoelectronic functionalities and the development of the HW and SW solutions […]

iQonic use case – Alpes Laser

ALPES LASER – Defect categorization, management and yield increase in high variant production   Interview to Tobias Gresch, Process Design Manager at Alpes Laser SA.     What is the core activity of your company and which technology(ies)/sector(s) is(are) mainly developed/involved in the iQonic project? Alpes Lasers SA is a Swiss company specialized in the […]

iQonic use cases – Brighterwave

BRIGHTERWAVE – Shortening and improving the NPI process Interview to Tomi Jouhti and Antti Laakso Co-Founders at Brighterwave.   What is the core activity of Brighterwave and which technologies are mainly developed in the iQonic project? Brighterwave develops and sells lasers and laser projection solutions to augmented reality, automotive and life science applications. For display […]

IQONIC Participation at SPIE.Photonics West 2020 | San Francisco (USA)

On February 3rd – 6th iQonic partners joined at SPIE Photonics West, in San Francisco (USA), to present the project’s activities and most promising results in front of the photonics industry and research community. SPIE. Photonics West is a global conference and a leading event in the photonics industry and research fields, which this year […]