About Institute

Łukasiewicz – the Institute of Microelectronics and Photonics (Łukasiewicz – IMiF) belongs to the Łukasiewicz network. We work in line with the Science is Business model. We offer business owners solutions designed to help them streamline their business operations and develop game-changing technologies.

Łukasiewicz Research Network

The third largest research network in Europe and the leader in R&D for Central and Eastern Europe

Modern research institution managing 440 R&D laboratories

Specialist research equipment: 3,762 devices of key equipment, including 497 unique devices in Poland

Top talent only! Close to 4,500 employees of research and engineering/technical divisions

We support the development of your business

If you are interested in cooperating with Łukasiewicz IMiF, please email us at: komercjalizacja@imif.lukasiewicz.gov.pl

We develop technologies for manufacturing new materials; we test their properties and explore the possibilities for putting them to practical use in the following sectors: energy, electronics, photonics, medicine, aviation, defence, and other sectors of the economy.

Mission and Vision of the Institute of Microelectronics and Photonics


We develop technologies of the future in response to the challenges of the modern world


We want to be a leading partner in implementing valuable technologies and products in microelectronics and photonics

Our guiding

We have founded our growth on the following pillars:


The strength of our Institute is our people – outstanding researchers achieving success in many scientific disciplines. Their achievements include hundreds of publications in the world’s leading science journals, dozens of patents – including global patents – and participation in prestigious scientific projects.

Research infrastructure

Our scientific laboratories are where our innovative solutions are developed. We pride ourselves on our advanced research and analytical capabilities – our laboratories feature first-class specialist equipment and unique apparatuses that allow the Institute to secure a high place in the ranks of European scientific organisations.


We conduct research and development in the following areas: microelectronics, nanoelectronics, optoelectronics, materials engineering, photonics (including nanophotonics), microwave electronics, power electronics, as well as printed, transparent and flexible electronics. We implement and disseminate the results of this work throughout the economy.


  • Concept creation
  • Scientific development of microelectronics and photonics
  • R&D projects
  • Product engineering
  • IP value creation
  • Commercialization of research findings

Institute Management

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Piotr GUZDEK, PhD, Eng.
Director of Łukasiewicz – IMiF

Piotr Guzdek is a graduate of the University of Science and Technology in Krakow. He obtained a PhD in physics at the Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science of the University of Science and Technology. In the same year he joined the Institute as an assistant, climbing the career ladder from a lab director, then a research unit director to the Deputy Director of an entire branch. He has led five research projects and participated in more than ten projects including POIG, POIR and FP7. He co-authored more than 60 scientific publications from the JCR list and four patents.

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Deputy Director for Research
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Agnieszka Jarecka
Deputy Director for Finance and Operations
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Institute Council

Presidium of the Council

Council Chairman:
Janusz Noga, Ph.D., Eng.
Chairman of the Board at Telesystem-Mesko Sp. z o.o.

Vice Council Chairman:
Anna Szerling, Ph.D., D.Sc., Eng.
Head of GaN-Based Devices, Sensors, Thin-film Structures and Porous Materials Research Group, Łukasiewicz-Institute of Microelectronics and Photonics

Council Secretary:
Dariusz Szmigiel, Ph.D., Eng.
Head of Silicon Technology and Sensor Systems Research Group, Łukasiewicz – Institute of Microelectronics and Photonics

Council Members:

prof. dr hab. inż.
Ryszard Buczyński

Lider Grupy Badawczej Materiały fotoniczne,
Łukasiewicz – IMiF

dr inż.
Tymoteusz Ciuk
Lider Grupy Badawczej Grafen i kompozyty,
Łukasiewicz – IMiF

mgr inż.
Remigiusz Czerniej, MBA

Inwestor ExeMed Sp. z o.o.

mgr inż.
Krzysztof Grudzień

Prezes Zarządu Lars Lighting Sp. z o.o.

dr hab.
Krzysztof Kluza

Szkoła Główna Handlowa

mgr inż.
Wiktor Kuncewicz

Zastępca Szefa Biura Opracowań Specjalnych WB Electronics System S.A.

dr hab.
Paweł Mielcarz

Profesor w Akademii Leona Koźmińskiego –
Kierownik Katedry Finansów

dr inż.
Adam Piotrowski

Prezes VIGO System S.A.

dr hab inż.
Ryszard Piramidowicz, MBA
Profesor w Instytucie Mikroelektroniki i Optoelektroniki Politechniki Warszawskiej – Wydział Elektroniki i Technik Informacyjnych

dr inż.
Kamil Pierściński
Lider Grupy Badawczej Fotonika podczerwieni, Łukasiewicz – IMiF

mgr inż.
Adam Sitnik
Prezes Zarządu DACPOL Sp. z o.o.

dr. hab inż.
Agata Skwarek
Lider Grupy Badawczej Technologia LTCC i elektronika drukowana, Łukasiewicz – IMiF

History of the Institute