INO is a technological design and development firm for optic and photonic solutions for SMEs and large corporations.
60% of our clients are SMEs
90% of our projects are custom-tailored to client needs
what we do (video)
INO is home to the largest concentration of skill in the field and serves clients of all sizes from all parts of Canada and around the world. INO offers a complete range of integrated services in the fields of optics/photonics to clients of all descriptions in every field of industrial activity. It also possesses a variety of technologies and innovative processes based on a strong IP portfolio. These assets could represent unique business opportunities for companies wishing to commercialize them.
Get an overview of our activities by reading our corporate presentation (PDF – 1,457 ko).
We aim to succeed by setting the standard in optics/photonics in Canadian industry while being internationally recognized for our high level of expertise and know-how and our ability to provide our clients with the best solutions and ensure their continued success.
A partner on your projects
With its highly specialized units centered around client needs, INO works hand in hand with you, to provide the interdisciplinary expertise and added value you need. This work process allows for quick innovative solutions.
Complete, integrated services
What makes the real difference at INO are the complete, integrated services we offer entrepreneurs and industrial clients: consulting, design, module, product and system development, process development, prototyping, preproduction and short runs.
A high level of competence
Our people are our most valuable asset. They are recognized for the innovative and profitable solutions they provide our clients. INO has more than 200 employees, 80% of whom possess high level scientific and technical training. Our diversified and multidisciplinary team includes physicists; optical designers; electronics, mechanical, and electrical engineers; production/quality engineers; programmers; technologists; machinists and specialized technical assistants.
Specialized laboratories and state-of-the-art equipment
INO’s infrastructures are grouped into a single 189,500 sq. ft. building. Our professionals work in a highly specialized environment that includes a Class 2 biology lab, an environmental analysis lab, a lead-free electronics design and manufacturing lab, short run production labs, and sophisticated equipment, as well as highly advanced class 100, 1000, and 10000 clean rooms-all under the same roof.