Design van fotonische chip Beeld: Bright Photonics

About Bright Photonics

  • Founders: Ronald Broeke
  • Founded in: 2010
  • Employees: 6
  • Money raised: The sole investor is Ronald Broeke who founded the company.
  • Ultimate goal: To provide photonics solutions to clients

Ronald Broeke started his company Bright Photonics in 2009 after attending the PhD graduation ceremony of a fellow researcher from his former Photonics research group at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft, the Netherlands). Broeke himself had already received his PhD in photonics about six years earlier. “The professor whom I met up with again, Meint Smit, [who is currently at TU Eindhoven, ed] asked me if I was interested in a European project aimed at commercializing photonics. The following day we flew to Cambridge to go to a meeting about the project proposal with all the future partners.”

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