At an event hosted by the Irish Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) to celebrate and build scientific collaboration between Ireland and the United States as part of the St Patrick’s Day Festival, An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, announced today that Rockley Photonics will establish an Irish R&D Centre at Tyndall National Institute, Cork, which will support Rockley’s growing global activities, in particular their Silicon Photonics research programme. The announcement, which is a part of a three
Press releases Rockley Photonics Demonstrates Data Center Routing ASIC with Integrated Optics 12 March 2018 Innovative Single-Chip L3 Switch with Directly Integrated 100G Optical Ports Disruptive low power solution offers 100X improvement in interconnect reach San Diego, California — OFC 2018 Rockley Photonics, a pioneer in integrated optics for high-density digital systems, today announced that it is demonstrating its in-package-optics platform to select customers and development partners. Rockley has developed the world’s first single-chip L3 routing
Press releases Rockley Photonics Completes $40M Funding Round 07 March 2018 – Total of $100M funding raised to address multiple billion-dollar market opportunities Rockley Photonics, a pioneer in integrated optics for high-density digital systems, today announced that it has raised $40M in its most recent funding round. This latest investment, which takes the total raised to $100M since its 2013 launch, will enable Rockley to rapidly expand the design and production of its platform for high
Press releases Mahesh Karanth Joins Rockley Photonics as CFO 31 January 2018 – Industry-recognized finance executive brings over 25 years of experience leading finance for emerging growth technology organizations. Rockley Photonics, a pioneer in integrated optics for high-density digital systems, today announced the appointment of Mahesh Karanth as chief financial officer. As Rockley Photonics’ CFO, Mahesh will lead the company’s worldwide finance, legal and IT teams. Karanth will play a key role as Rockley Photonics
Press releases Rockley Photonics and Hengtong Optic-Electric form joint venture 9 January 2018 – Rockley Photonics Limited, a leading silicon photonics innovator for next-generation networks, has announced a joint venture with Hengtong Optic-Electric Co., Ltd. to manufacture high performance optical transceiver modules based on its silicon photonics technology. The joint venture (JV) was established based on a $42m co-investment led by Hengtong Optic-Electric, a world leader in the fiber-optic communication industry, and will commercialize Rockley Photonics’
Press releases £4.8 Million Boost to R&D Innovation Funding Rockley Photonics matches government funding from the Engineering and Physical Research Council (EPSRC) in a ‘Prosperity Partnership’ with the University of Southampton  Oxford, UK, 13 July 2017 – Rockley Photonics Limited, the UK’s leading integrated technology and systems innovator for next-generation networks, will, over the next five years, match government funding from the EPSRC, and form a ‘Prosperity Partnership’ with the University of Southampton’s Optoelectronics Research Centre
Press releases UK’s SiPh consortium welcomes R&D innovation funding 13 July 2017 – Rockley Photonics Limited, the UK’s leading integrated technology and systems innovator for next-generation networks, will, over the next five years, match government funding from the EPSRC, and form a ‘Prosperity Partnership’ with the University of Southampton’s Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC). An official announcement about this partnership, and additional projects involving 10 universities and businesses operating in key areas of innovation, will be made
Press releases Rockley receives Global Technology Innovation Award 6 March 2017 – Rockley Photonics Limited, an integrated technology and systems innovator for next-generation networks, has been recognised by leading analyst firm, Frost & Sullivan, for its ground breaking R&D in networking infrastructure technology. Frost & Sullivan recognises Rockley’s ground breaking R&D which is poised to transform the future design of ‘hyper-scale’ data centers Dr Andrew Rickman, Rockley’s founder and CEO, will receive the prestigious Frost &
Press releases Rockley Photonics appoints Nick Kucharewski as CCO February 15, 2017 — Rockley Photonics, a pioneer in silicon photonics integration for complex digital systems, today announced the appointment of Nick Kucharewski as chief commercial officer. Semiconductor industry veteran joins Rockley Photonics as it prepares to deliver its revolutionary integrated-optical ASIC for data center networks Established in 2013, Rockley Photonics is a rapidly growing company developing a cost-efficient platform coupling optical interfaces directly with CMOS microelectronics.