Genia Photonics Enters Into Strategic Partnership with IQT
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.
Ã¢Å“Our partnership with Genia Photonics will build on the companyÃ¢s success in the commercial market,Ã¢ said Simon Davidson, Partner on IQTÃ¢s Investments team. Ã¢Å“Genia PhotonicsÃ¢ fiber-based technology will lead to unique possibilities for our customers in the U.S. Intelligence Community.Ã¢ 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 GeniaÃ¢s fiber-based laser technology development to a higher level and provide new opportunities for GeniaÃ¢s product applications. Ã¢Å“Genia PhotonicsÃ¢ mission is to provide solutions that benefit society and improve quality of life,Ã¢ said Dr. François Gonthier, CEO of Genia Photonics. Ã¢Å“Our partnership with IQT will create new opportunities for leveraging GeniaÃ¢s versatile and multifunctional fiber-based technologies into related applications.Ã¢
In addition to the value for the defense and security communities, Genia PhotonicsÃ¢ Synchronized Programmable Laser platform has applications such as non-linear spectroscopy for the biomedical and industrial communities. An important benefit of Genia PhotonicsÃ¢ 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.
Ã¢Å“Our 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,Ã¢ said Dr. Alain Villeneuve, CTO of Genia Photonics. Ã¢Å“This compact and robust laser has the ability to rapidy sweep wavelengths in any pattern and sequence.Ã¢
About Genia Photonics
Genia Photonics Inc. is an innovative technology company specializing in multi-functional measurement systems based on its patented fiber-based lasers. GeniaÃ¢s 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.
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, IQTÃ¢s 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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