PARTNERSHIP

Pirelli Labs and Massachusetts Institute of Technology seal a five-year joint research alliance on Jan. 14

CHALLENGE

To design the first optical chip by shrinking components to molecule size and integrating several functions on a single chip

INVESTMENT

Pirelli has sunk $100 million into Milan laboratory and clean rooms and $2 million into R&D

Data: BusinessWeek

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