Innovating Through Technology

The Integrated Photonic Technologies Center is part of the Fondazione INPHOTEC 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
  • Graphene photonics
  • 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 has become part of an independet foundation on February 1st, 2018. 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: