Columbus, OH – SK Infrared, a semiconductor company that designs, develops and tests state-of-the-art infrared detectors for government and commercial applications, announced its plans to bring 19 new jobs to Columbus. The company will be located at Rev1 Ventures, a seed-stage venture fund that provides entrepreneurs with services, space and funding. Hiring for engineers and technicians is expected to begin in late summer 2017.
“Locating in Columbus allows us to better position our company for success,” said Earl Fuller, CEO of SK Infrared. “The growing economy, partnerships with local institutions and access to startup resources all played a role in our decision.”
SK Infrared develops high performance detectors and sensors for use across a variety of commercial, military and medical operations.
In the Columbus Region, science and technology establishments employ over 36,000 people. These companies benefit from access to labor talent, world-leading research capabilities, a collaborative tech community and competitive real estate costs.
About SK Infrared
SK Infrared is a fabless compound semiconductor company that leverages innovations in single and multicolor infrared detection technology to design and develop custom devices for military and commercial applications. The company has been involved with groundbreaking developments of early detection of skin cancer with Advanced Longwave infrared-imaging and Analysis System, as well as the development of proprietary software for image-registration and data analysis. Learn more at skinfrared.com.
About Columbus 2020
As the economic development organization for the Columbus Region, Columbus 2020’s mission is to generate opportunity and build capacity for economic growth across 11 Central Ohio counties. In 2010, hundreds of business and community leaders developed the Columbus 2020 Regional Growth Strategy, and the Columbus Region is now experiencing the strongest decade of growth in its history. The Columbus 2020 team conducts business outreach, promotes the Columbus Region to market-leading companies around the world, conducts customized research to better understand the Columbus Region’s competitiveness, and works to leverage public, private and institutional partnerships. Funding is received from more than 300 private organizations, local governments, academic institutions and JobsOhio. Learn more at ColumbusRegion.com.
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