Telecommunications conglomerate Huawei has completed its acquisition of silicon photonics developer Caliopa, a spin-out Ghent University and Imec, an international nanotechnology research group.

The move is part of Huawei’s plan to bolster its research and development capacity in Europe, with a focus on silicon photonics. The firm will integrate Caliopa into its existing R&D centre located in Belgium.

Aside from Ghent University, investors Fidimec, Baekeland, PMV-Vinnof, and other individual backers will benefit from the sale. In total, Caliopa’s backers have…

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