Role in ILLUMINATE Project : Technical partner


Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations.

As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity”.

Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs about 117,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 22.3 billion in 2010, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare.

Differentiation and innovation in the luminaires segment is one of the key pillars of Philips’ strategy for growth in the lighting market.

The acquisition of Ilti Luce in 2009, one of the leading LED design companies in Europe for architectural indoor lighting and of Luceplan in 2010, with a leading position in the consumer luminaires market allow to Philips to lead the global shift to energy-efficient lighting and LED-based lighting solutions.