About Europractice IC Service

EUROPRACTICE provides European industry and academia with a platform to develop electronic circuits and systems. For more than 25 years, we have offered affordable access to Prototyping and Volume Production services in a wide range of technologies, including ASICs, MEMS and Photonics. For the academic sector, we provide CAD tools and a broad training offer.

Our EUROPRACTICE consortium consists of five partners, namely imec (Belgium), UKRI-STFC (UK), Fraunhofer IIS (Germany), CMP (France) and Tyndall (Ireland). Over the years, EUROPRACTICE has been supported by the European Commission, which allowed expansion into new markets and continuation of the high quality service to more than 600 academic institutions and over 300 SMEs.


As a true one-stop shop, we provide all range of services that our customers might need to fabricate a Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC), from design tools and trainings to affordable fabrication on Multi-Project Wafer (MPW) runs.

MPW prototyping

EUROPRACTICE offers access to the Silicon-Photonic technologies listed below:

  • AMF Si-Photonics process
  • CEA-Leti Si310-PHMP2M
  • CORNERSTONE SOI-based platform
  • imec iSiPP50G and Passives+

The following Silicon-Nitride Photonic platforms are also available through EUROPRACTICE:

  • imec SiN-Photonics BioPIX
  • LioniX SiN-Photonics TriPleX
  • CEA-Leti SiN-Photonics Si3N4-800

Broad training offer

EUROPRACTICE regularly organizes training courses and webinar series on particularly relevant design tools and technologies.

Design tools for Silicon Photonics (only for academic EUROPRACTICE members):

  • Luceda Photonics
  • Lumerical (acquired by Ansys)
  • Synopsys