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Components and microsystems

2.5.1 Photonic components

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To develop advanced materials, solid-state sources and micro- and nano-scale photonic devices, and to integrate photonic functions in micro/nanoelectronics components ('Photonic system on a chip').

Projects are expected to address research challenges for mid-term to long-term industrial exploitation in one or more of the following application contexts:

  • "Information technologies for health care and life science": bio-photonic functional components and sub-assemblies;
  • "Communications and Infotainment": components and subsystems for low-cost or high-performance;

Call information

The Strategic Objective 'Photonic components' is included within Call 5 of the IST priority.

Publication date Closure date Pre-allocate budget 1 (M€) Instruments Status
18 May 2005 21 September 2005 47 IPs , STREPs , CAs , SSAs NYS

Commission's contact person for the IST calls 2005-2006

1 The amount corresponds to the 90% of the budget which is pre-allocated.

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