Basic Info

1220 Page Avenue
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 438-7524
Preferred contact:
  N/A - President/CEO
GC Holdings Inc
Business Identifier: integrated optic platforms and polymers
Public Profile:
In Marcj 2103, GC Holding (Gemfiire) was acquired by Kaiam. GC Holdings is an umbrella company of Gemfire committed to take advantage of leading-edge materials technologies and the inherent advantages they bring to photonics applications. The firm's core competencies and expertise allows the creation of best-in-family products for a range of applications. The first firm in the portfolio was Gemfire Corporation, a manufcaturer specializing in applying semiconductor processing technologies and proprietary polymers to optical platforms creating a new family of high-performance telecom components. In Feb 2004, GC Holdings acquired Avanex Corporation's silica planar lightwave circuit (PLC) unit in Livington, Scotland. In April 2004, GC Holdings acquired assets and key technology from the former Nova Crystals Inc which enable APD detectors and highest-gain bandwidth products using bonded InGaAs-in-silicon platforms.

 Synopsis: Awardee Business Condition
Year Founded 2002 IP Holdings N/A
Employee Range 25-49 VC funded? Yes
Revenue Range 2.5M-5M Private/Public Privately Held
 Most Recent SBIR Projects
Year Phase Agency Dollars Project Title
2010 2 MDA $999,905 Compact Fiber Optic Gyroscope for Tactical Applications
2008 1 Navy $69,916 Tunable Polarization Insensitive Digital Fiber Optic Wavelength Converter with Built-In Test
2006 2 MDA $1,970,000 Low Cost, High Performance IFOG Sensors using Hybrid Integration


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