Memorandum Of Understanding between MorphOptic, Inc. Maui (Hawai’i, USA) and the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC), (Tenerife, Spain)

In-force date
Agreement scope

The aim of this Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is to establish the baseline of joint work between the participants from the time of signature of the present document addressing common interests, which include the development of segmented telescopes and other future potential specific collaborations. The two Parties are committed to advance astrophysics and develop next-generation telescopes and to establish this collaboration on the basis of advanced facilities of each Party e.g. the development of new-technology telescopes as well as software development on the MorphOptic side and the construction and operation of telescopes on the IAC side.

Other commitments

The parties wish to explore possibilities for collaboration in scientific and technical development in astronomy on a wide range of common interest, which may include between and among these Parties the development of a prototype telescope, the “miniELF,” promoting the advancement of research and services, and strengthening friendly cooperation between the Parties.

Other financial commitments
Each Party will be responsible for its own cost and expenses in connection with the activities contemplated by this MoU. This MoU does not constitute a financial commitment or obligation by either Party.