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Av. Carl Friedrich Gauss, 3 08860 Castelldefels (Barcelona), Spain
ICFO's first facilities were located in rented space, however rapid growth in size and scope warranted an independent, purpose built facility. The Government of Catalonia donated land for the current facilities in the Mediterranean Technology Park in Castelldefels (Barcelona), allowing for the construction of a 14000 m 2 state of the art building. ICFO's facilities were developed thanks to three separate building projects made possible by funding from the Governments of Catalonia and Spain, the European Union and Cellex Foundation Barcelona. Research at ICFO is supported on a base funding basis by the founding institutions and by competitive projects from national and international funding agencies as well as private institutions and enterprises... ICFO is a young research institution that aims to advance the very limits of knowledge in Photonics, namely the science and technology of harnessing Light. Light, especially laser light, is one of the major enabling technologies currently..
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