Major funding bodies and core participants in the institute are:
Liquid Crystal on Silicon.
NanoPhotonics, quantum information processing.
Department of Engineering, University of Adelaide
Microelectronics, biomedical engineering.
Photonic Detection Systems Pty Ltd, Perth
Development of a pre-production prototype for a laser-based plant sensing weed control system.
Ultra fast optical systems and components for telecommunications
Inha, University, S Korea
Quantum signal processing.
Michigan Technology University, USA
Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics , Russia
Investigating the applications of magneto-optics and magnetic photonic crystals.
Kharkov National University of Radio Electronics, Ukraine
Collaboration in the area of micro-/nano-photonic systems, Opto-VLSI processing and programming, micro- and nano-photonic design, fabrication, characterisation and testing to investigate the possibility of realising devices and systems for a variety of applications.
Quantum information processing and magnetic materials.
The Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science, South Korea
Collaborative research and development of applications in the areas of atomic magnetometers.
Collaborating on research projects in the fields of microelectronics, micro- and nano-photonics, fiber optics, microwave and networking.