Funding

EU and national grants

GaN4AP

EU
GaN for Advanced Power Applications (GaN4AP)

Consortium:

  1. Distretto Tecnologico Sicilia Micro e Nano Sistemi Scarl, Catania, Italy (Coordinator)
  2. Consorzio Nazionale Interuniversitario per la Nanoelettronica (IUNET), Bologna, Italy
  3. Advantest Europe GmbH, Munich, Germany
  4. Aixtron SE, Herzogenrath, Germany
  5. aPSI3D, Tarbes, France
  6. Automatisierungstechnik Voigt GmbH, Dresden, Germany
  7. Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives, Paris, France
  8. Centre de Recherche sur l'Hétéro-Epitaxie et ses Applications (CRHEA), CNRS, Valbonne, France
  9. Dockweiler Chemicals GmbH, Marburg, Germany
  10. EDA Industries Spa, Rieti, Italy
  11. Eldor Corporation Spa, Orsenigo, Italy
  12. Enel X Srl, Rome, Italy
  13. Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany
  14. Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik (FBH), Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V., Berlin, Germany
  15. Freiberger Compound Materials GmbH, Freiberg, Germany
  16. Ferrari Spa, Modena, Italy
  17. University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt, Würzburg, Germany
  18. Finepower GmbH, Ismaning, Germany
  19. Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF, Freiburg, Germany
  20. Institute of High Pressure Physics (UNIPRESS), Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
  21. Institut Mikroelektronických Aplikací sro (IMA), Praha, Czechia
  22. Leibniz University Hannover, Hanover, Germany
  23. Mecaprom Technologies Corporation Italia Srl, Bergamo, Italy
  24. NXP Semiconductors Netherlands BV, Eindhoven, Netherlands
  25. nextnano GmbH, Munich, Germany
  26. Schneider Electric Automation GmbH, Marktheidenfeld, Germany
  27. Schneider Electric Industries SAS, Rueil-Malmaison, France
  28. Sempa Systems GmbH, Dresden, Germany
  29. Saint-Gobain Lumilog, Vallauris, France
  30. STMicroelectronics Design and Application sro, Praha, Czechia
  31. STMicroelectronics Srl, Agrate Brianza, Italy
  32. STMicroelectronics Rousset SAS, Rousset, France
  33. STMicroelectronics (Tours) SAS, Tours, France
  34. Synergie Cad Instruments Srl, Chiari, Italy
  35. Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands
  36. Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU), Praha, Czechia
  37. Université de Tours, Tours, France
  38. Valeo Systemes de Controle Moteur SAS, Cergy, France
  39. Valeo Siemens eAutomotive Germany GmbH, Erlangen, Germany
  40. Valeo Siemens eAutomotive France SAS, Cergy, France
  41. Würth Elektronik eiSos GmbH & Co. KG, Waldenburg, Germany

EC ECSEL-IA 16.5 Mio. € (nextnano: 132,812.50 €) - May 2021 to April 2024

Goal: GaN-based electronics for power converter systems; developing close-to-zero energy loss power electronic systems; GaN and AlScN High Electron Mobility Transistors (HEMTs)

SIPHO-G

EU
Advanced GeSi components for next-generation silicon photonics applications (SIPHO-G)

SIPHO-G

Consortium:

  • imec, Leuven, Belgium (Coordinator)
  • Mellanox Technologies Ltd, Yokneam, Israel
  • Ericsson Telecomunicazioni SpA, Pisa, Italy
  • Applied Materials Belgium NV, Leuven, Belgium
  • nextnano GmbH, Munich, Germany
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Luceda Photonics NV, Dendermonde, Belgium
  • GLOBALFOUNDRIES Dresden Module One LLC & Co. KG, Dresden, Germany

EC ICT 5.0 Mio. € (nextnano: 305,000 €) - January 2021 to December 2023

Goal: To develop germanium-silicon Quantum-Confined-Stark-Effect electro-absorption modulators (EAM) and Avalanche Photodetectors (APD)

QUANTIMONY

EU
Innovative Training Network in
Quantum Semiconductor Technologies exploiting Antimony (QUANTIMONY)

QUANTIMONY

Consortium:

  • Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC): Instituto de Micro y Nanotecnología (IMN) & Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid (ICMM), Madrid, Spain (Coordinator)
  • Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
  • Lancaster University, UK
  • The University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
  • Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Germany
  • Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”, Rome, Italy
  • Aixtron SE, Herzogenrath, Germany
  • IQE plc, Cardiff, UK
  • nextnano GmbH, Munich, Germany
  • Partner Organizations: Bruker AXS (Germany), nanoplus GmbH (Germany), Lancaster Materials Analysis Ltd (UK), TiberLab Srl (Italy), QuantCAD LLC (USA), Fluxim AG (Switzerland), Lund University (Sweden), European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (Grenoble, France) National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (NSRRC)-Taiwan Photon Source (Taiwan), Cardiff University (UK), Universidad de Cádiz (Spain), Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos (Brazil)

EC MSCA-ITN-ETN 3.8 Mio. € (nextnano: 252,788 €) - October 2020 to September 2024

Goal: To provide high-level training to early stage researchers in the field of III-Sb semiconductor science and technology

Project website

UltraFastNano

EU
Electronic generation and detection in nanoelectronic devices at the picosecond scale (UltraFastNano)

UltraFastNano

Consortium:

  • Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives (CEA Grenoble, CEA Paris-Saclay), France (Coordinator)
  • nextnano GmbH, Munich, Germany
  • Institut Néel, CNRS, Grenoble, France
  • National Physical Laboratory (NPL), London, UK
  • Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

EC FET Open 3.3 Mio. € (nextnano: 290,000 €) - January 2020 to December 2023

Goal: To develop Electronic Flying Qubits

Project website

FLASH

EU
Far-infrared Lasers Assembled using Silicon Heterostructures (FLASH)

FLASH       FLASH

Consortium

  • Universita Degli Studi Roma Tre, Rome, Italy (Coordinator)
  • University of Glasgow, UK
  • IHP GmbH, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
  • ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • nextnano GmbH, Munich, Germany

EC FET Open 3.2 Mio. € (nextnano: 307,500 €) - November 2017 to October 2020

Goal: To develop a SiGe THz Quantum Cascade Laser

Project website

Innovationsgutschein

Innovationsgutschein Bayern, Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wirtschaft, Energie und Technologie (Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and Technology)

Innovationsgutschein Bayern

Project: “Simulation von Quantenkaskadenlasern mit neuartiger Methode” (Simulation of Quantum Cascade Lasers with novel method)
6,000 €, 2016-4414-NE-12, 2017

Innovationsgutschein Bayern Zertifikat

EXIST

EXIST-SEED program “University-based start-ups” of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

EXIST BMBF