Nieke Roos
7 March 2023

Eindhoven-based integrated-photonics company Effect Photonics has secured 40 million euros in additional funding. The capital comes from a group of investors led by Invest-NL and Innovation Industries, along with other existing investors. The new funding enables the company to accelerate product development and fuel go-to-market initiatives, specifically those related to its optical product portfolio and solutions for disaggregation of the key components for coherent optical interfaces.

Effect Photonics module
Credit: Effect Photonics

Effect Photonics develops and markets optical transceivers for 5G and data center applications. Its products are based on a single photonic integrated circuit (PIC), featuring dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) functionality, which increases capacity, and tunable lasers, which enable automatic channel tuning.