Genia Photonics Enters Into Strategic Partnership with IQT

November 2, 2011

Genia Photonics Inc. announces a strategic partnership and technology development with In-Q-Tel

Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) November 02, 2011

Genia Photonics Inc., a high technology company specializing in fiber-laser based systems, announced today a strategic partnership and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT), the not-for-profit, strategic investment firm that delivers innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community.

âœOur partnership with Genia Photonics will build on the companyâs success in the commercial market,â said Simon Davidson, Partner on IQTâs Investments team. âœGenia Photonicsâ fiber-based technology will lead to unique possibilities for our customers in the U.S. Intelligence Community.â The technology is being developed for the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), an IQT customer agency.

This strategic partnership between Genia Photonics and IQT will promote Geniaâs fiber-based laser technology development to a higher level and provide new opportunities for Geniaâs product applications. âœGenia Photonicsâ mission is to provide solutions that benefit society and improve quality of life,â said Dr. François Gonthier, CEO of Genia Photonics. âœOur partnership with IQT will create new opportunities for leveraging Geniaâs versatile and multifunctional fiber-based technologies into related applications.â

In addition to the value for the defense and security communities, Genia Photonicsâ Synchronized Programmable Laser platform has applications such as non-linear spectroscopy for the biomedical and industrial communities. An important benefit of Genia Photonicsâ implementation as compared to existing solutions is that the entire synchronized laser system is comprised in a single, robust and alignment-free unit that may be easily transported for use in many environments.

âœOur synchronized programmable laser is the best solution for applications in the biomedical, industrial and defense and security communities due to its versatility and its multifunctionality,â said Dr. Alain Villeneuve, CTO of Genia Photonics. âœThis compact and robust laser has the ability to rapidy sweep wavelengths in any pattern and sequence.â

About Genia Photonics

Genia Photonics Inc. is an innovative technology company specializing in multi-functional measurement systems based on its patented fiber-based lasers. Geniaâs easy-to-use, portable and computer controlled systems will change the methodology of various applications in the medical, industrial and defense and security communities. For more information, visit http://www.geniaphotonics.com.

About IQT

In-Q-Tel is the not-for-profit, strategic investment firm that works to identify, adapt, and deliver innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community. Launched in 1999 as a private, independent organization, IQTâs mission is to identify and partner with companies developing cutting-edge technologies that serve the national security interests of the United States. For more information, visit http://www.iqt.org.


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