Start-up ICON Photonics wins national "Grand Prize" in i-Lab 2020 competition
The 22nd edition of the i-Lab innovation contest, organized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation in partnership with Bpifrance, distinguishes 73 winners, including 10 Grand Prizes.
Among this year's "Grands Prix", Erganeo is proud of the success of the start-up Icon Photonics, which Erganeo has supported since its creation, and its CEO Carlos Viana, who won in this prestigious category. for the 2020 edition with the ILICO project.
In particular, the Grand Prizes will have the opportunity to be accompanied by sponsors who will advise them and help them in their development.
A real recognition for the work accomplished by the Icon Photonics team and which reinforces Erganeo in its strategy of Start-up Factory by accompanying and investing in DeepTech projects and high-potential disruptive technologies.
Presentation of the ILICO project
The ILICO project is the innovation program of ICON Photonics, a start-up company from the ESYCOM-CNRS research laboratories of ESIEE Paris (engineering school, member of the Gustave Eiffel University) based in Seine-et-Marne .
Icon Photonics offers innovative optical coupling solutions and high-performance packaging for very high-speed optical communications.