15 January 2022 → 31 December 2022
Regional and community funding: Industrial Research Fund
Engineering and technology
- Telecommunication and remote sensing
- Photodetectors, optical sensors and solar cells
- Smart sensors
silicon photonics methane leak detection miniaturization laser absorption spectroscopy Optical gas sensing
This project aims to launch the spin-off company Deloq that enables the oil and gas industry to detect, locate and quantify fugitive methane emissions anytime, anywhere. The innovative methane sensing solution is based on our unique capabilities and IP position in silicon photonics and heterogeneous integration technologies. This project aims at de-risking the laser integration which is key to achieve the Deloq USP. In parallel, we will prepare a credible business plan for attracting VC-funding for a successful launch of Deloq as a UGent-imec spin-off by October 2022.