VIGO SYSTEM S.A.

About Us

Company History

1993

  • A group of scientists, specialists in infrared technology, start VIGO System Ltd. -a spin off from the Military University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland


1996

  • VIGO System receives The Photonics Circle Of Excellence Award for the Photovoltaic Detectors recognized as one of the Most Technically Innovative New Products of the Year


1999

  • VIGO System receives ISO 9001 accreditation


2001

  • Introduction into the market IR cameras developed at VIGO System


2002

  • VIGO System is transformed into a private, joint – stock company


2003

  • MOCVD laboratory opened at VIGO System. The developed technology permits growth of complex HgCdTe multilayer heterostructures with any desired composition and doping profile, as required for highest performance optoelectronic devices


2007

  • VIGO System moves to a new extended development and manufacturing facilities located in a special economical zone at Euro-Park WISŁOSAN in Ożarów Mazowiecki, situated of the boarder of Warsaw (Poland)


2012

  • VIGO System receives a Technology Loan supported by the Innovative Economy Operating Program (IEOP), co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund. With this project five new technologies developed at VIGO have been implemented

  • At the heart of the Tunable Laser Spectrometer (TLS) on board Curiosity rover are the IR MCT detectors PVI-4 and PVI-8.2> developed by VIGO System. TLS during the Mars Science Laboratory mission permits measurements of methane, water and carbon dioxide abundances in the Martian atmosphere and evolved from heated soil samples


2013

  • VIGO System’s completes a new facility. With the new building the total production, laboratory and office space expands 3000 square meters

 

2014.11.25

  • VIGO System's Initial Public Offering on Warsaw Stock Exchange

 

2015.04.27

  • VIGO System in cooperation with Military University of Technology has opened a new MBE Laboratory located in VIGO System premises