BRIGHT Photonics is an independent design house for Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC) in Silicon, III-V, SiN, Silica and Polymers. We support companies and researchers in PIC development from application idea to prototypes and design for volume production. BRIGHT also commercially supports PIC design platform 'Nazca-Design' for lowering barriers to utilize photonic technologies.


  • Sensing
  • Data & telecom
  • Microwave photonics
  • Bio Photonics
  • Quantum technology


  • Photonic IC design and Prototyping
  • PIC technology comparison
  • Photonic IP cores and modules
  • MPW and custom foundry runs
  • PDK for foundries


  • SOI, Silicon photonics
  • InP / III-V photonics
  • SiN / TripleX
  • SiO2 / PLC
  • Polymer

Contact BRIGHT Photonics for understanding what PICs can do for your product and/or research.

Visit Nazca-Design website. Nazca-Design is an open source photonic IC design framework.


Gerard & Anton Award 2020

BRIGHT Photonics is among the winners of the Philips Gerard & Anton Award 2020!

PICs in space!

Dutch industrial partners in integrated photonics collaborate on PICs in space!

The PhotonDelta Flagship project connects and involves the main Dutch industry players in integrated photonics. The consortium covers the entire supply chain from chip design, chip manufacturing, assembly, packaging and testing.


Bright Photonics in RTLz

Bright Photonics item in RTLz. The item shows applications of photonic integrated circuits and how open innovation makes designing PICs more accessible.