Job title:

Silicon Photonics Innovation Project Leader


Job description:

  • Develop, in collaboration with industry, proof-of-concept prototypes of innovative products enabled by silicon photonics.
  • This role includes the full project chain from prospection of industrial needs, project definition, silicon photonics chip design, testing.


  • Broad knowledge of photonics and photonic integration as well as its application in a variety of applications.
  • Specialist expertise in the design of silicon photonics chips.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong English language skills.
  • Expertise with project management.
  • Good basic understanding of IP matters.
  • Expertise in business development is a plus.


For more information send an email to Prof. Roel Baets (