6 December 2010
IME's silicon photonics technology beats top contenders to emerge one of the top finalists from the Communications Technology category in this year's World Technology Award. Other finalists in the same category include Baidu, Cisco and Microsoft, with Wolfram Research named the overall category winner. The World Technology Awards are presented by The World Technology Network (WTN) to outstanding innovators from each sector within the science and technology arena for innovative work of the greatest likely long-term significance. The WTN is a networking platform that brings together key players including technologists, entrepreneurs, policy makers and journalists. WTN's mission is to encourage and to catalyze innovative emerging technologies into reality.