INO is the largest center of expertise in optics and photonics in Canada and is among the best technological research centers in the world. For the past 30 years, it has created and developed innovative and valuable solutions to meet the needs of businesses in Quebec and throughout Canada. A world leader in high technology, INO has implemented more than 6,500 solutions, carried out 75 technology transfers, and contributed to the creation of 35 new companies, which provide jobs to more than 2,000 people. Through multiple light applications, from laser and fiber optics technologies to imaging systems, INO controls light to capture, identify, predict, decide or transform the real world. Its innovative solutions support Canadian businesses in several key industries through four business units: Advanced Manufacturing; Sustainable Resources, Agriculture and Infrastructures; Defense, Security and Aerospace; and Biomedtech.