Delivering innovative laser solutions for the rapidly growing silicon photonics market.

Iris selected as a finalist for the 2019 Edward L. Kaplan, '71, 

New Venture Challenge (NVC)

Iris was selected as one of 12 teams to advance to the finals on June 6. NVC finalists will present to a panel of distinguished judges and compete for over $1 million in cash and in-kind services. Find out more about the NVC finals here. 

May 2019

Call for CRI Cohort 3

Accelerate your best energy technology ideas in Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI). Deadline is October 31, 2018. Learn more here. 

October 2018

Iris at the Tough Tech Summit

Iris to attend the Tough Tech Summit at The Engine (MIT) this month. Find out more here. 

October 2018

Iris joins

Cohort 2

of Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI)

Iris joins Cohort 2 of Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI) at Argonne National Lab in August. CRI's mission is to accelerate hardware technologies by leveraging Argonne experts and infrastructure. Learn more here. 

August 2018

Iris at CRI Demo Day

Iris to visit CRI Demo Day. CRI Cohort 1 will showcase their technologies and emerging companies. Learn more about CRI Demo Day here. 

September 2018

Iris at NREL Innovation Showcase

Iris to participate in the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) Innovation Showcase in Avon, CO. 

September 2018

Iris founder participates 

in Department of Energy

I-Corps Cohort 7

Chad Husko and Jonathan Logan to participate in the Department of Energy I-Corps Cohort 7 in June 2018. Find out more about it here. 

June 2018

Iris accepted to 2019

New Venture Challenge (NVC)

90+ teams applied, 30 were accepted to Phase II. The NVC is the University of Chicago’s nationally ranked accelerator program that has graduated more than 230 startup companies still in operation today. Learn more about NVC and the next steps for Iris here. 

February 2019

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