May 10


The Integrated Photonic Technologies Center is part of the INPHOTEC Foundation of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, a no-profit legal entity created according to the Italian Law 388/2000. Its mission is to provide fabrication facilities and technology platforms for research, prototyping and production of high added-value components and circuits to academics and industrial SME. The major areas where INPHOTEC can provide innovative front-end and back-end processes and technologies are:

  • Photonic integrated circuits and optoelectronics
  • Bio photonics and medical applications
  • Sensors and MEMS, MOEMS


The center started its activity in January 2015 as a part of the TeCIP Institute of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, and from February 1, 2018 is a structure of the INPHOTEC Foundation. Since its birth in 2015, it has signed contracts with major industries as well as with European public Institutions and it is currently participating in several European and national projects. INPHOTEC has four different technology platforms:

  • “Silicon Photonics” platform
  • “Glass on Silicon” platform
  • “Hybrid Integration” platform
  • “Advanced Packaging” platform