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recent news

02.2021

Iris Light is hiring!

Iris Light is currently looking for a Nanomaterials Engineer to lead the development of photonic inks that form the gain medium of our novel laser technology.

09.2020

Iris Light secures Air Force STTR – Phase II

Iris Light Technologies has been awarded an AFWERX Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II contract with partner Boise State University. The team is working with the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) to advance hybrid silicon-nanomaterial opto-electronic devices for silicon photonics.

05.2020

Clean Energy Trust invests in Iris Light

Iris Light joins the portfolio of cleantech investor Clean Energy Trust to boost data center efficiency.

12.2020

Iris Light joins Third Derivative's Cohort 417

D3 is an initiative pioneered by the Rocky Mountain Institute (https://rmi.org/) and the New Energy Nexus (https://www.newenergynexus.com/) and major corporates including Microsoft and Shell among others. Iris Light was selected from a group of more than 620 applicants from 61 countries to join Third Derivative's inaugural class of early-stage climate tech startups called Cohort 417.

10.2020

Iris Light participates in 2020 Co_Invest Cleantech

Iris Light was proud to be one of the presenters at this virtual gathering of climate tech supporters and innovators discovering the cutting edge of cleantech innovation in the Midwest.

12.2019

Iris Light awarded AFWERX STTR Phase I contract from US Air Force

Iris Light received an AFWERX Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) contract with partner Boise State University to advance hybrid silicon-nanomaterial lasers for silicon photonics.