Make Next Platform is proud to present its alumni. Alumni
Lightyear’s mission is to provide clean mobility for everyone, everywhere. The company is founded by World Solar Challenge racing champions from the Eindhoven University of Technology and is backed by industry veterans. Lightyear develops long-range solar electric vehicles based on a holistic design philosophy with the goal to provide a substitute for fossil fuels and reach a “lightyear” of 100% sustainable transportation before 2035
Integrated Photonics wafer manufacturing
SMART Photonics is an independent photonics foundry, offering production services for mainly Indium Phosphide based integrated photonic circuits for its customers, based on their designs. SMART offers a complete production process from epitaxial growth and re-growth, processing, polishing, and dicing of wafers into chips, supporting customers from the proof of concept phase up to and including full production.
OEMs drivers of growth
Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are important drivers for growth, innovation, productivity, and export, as practice shows. Make Next Platform’s vision reflects that increasing the number of OEMs will strengthen the Dutch economy, its ecosystem, its international position, and attract human talent.
Make Next Platform (MNP) has expressed its commitment to support brilliant, emerging OEMs (eOEMs) in becoming new growth engines. The MNP Founders know how hard it is to make complex hardware. By directly offering their network, expertise, experience, and competent help, they contribute to removing bottlenecks and providing solutions, and more importantly, to the ability to execute of these young companies.