Optical fiber based sensor system for monitoring of infrastructures

FEBUS Optics is an innovative company based in Pau (France) bringing a new generation of optical fiber based sensor system to the market, in particular for the maintenance and monitoring of infrastructures.


FEBUS OPTICS technical team is based in Pau and Strasbourg (France)
FEBUS Optics technical team is based in Pau and Strasbourg (France). We produce a strong R&D effort to continuously improve our patented technologies.
This team of experts has a large scope of complementary skills:
  • Photonics
  • Electronics
  • High Performance Computing
  • Software Development
  • Field Deployment
  • Geophysics
  • Mechanics
FEBUS Optics test center, new test facility located in PAU, can accurately reproduce field conditions in a controlled process.
In particular, this facility has the capability of hosting buried pipelines up to 22m-long, with a full Fiber Optic  Monitoring set-up, and apply:
  • Ground movement
  • Leaks
  • Third Party Intrusion


Vincent LANTICQ - President & CTO - FEBUS OPTICS


President & CTO

Vincent  completed his Ph.D. at TelecomParistech and his Engineer studies at Institut d’Optique Graduate School in Paris. His research interests were focused on nonlinear optics and distributed optical fiber sensing.

He attended several international conferences as a speaker and published several scientific articles in journals such as Measurement Science and technology or Optics Letters. He was the instructor for IUT students on topics in optical sensing technology.

Before creating FEBUS Optics in 2015, Vincent entered the sensors industry en 2009 with CEMENTYS for 5 years. In this small-size company, Vincent started to develop sensing solutions and managed a technical team that grew from 2 people in 2010 to 10 people in 2014. He left in 2014 with the aim of designing the first technical drawings of FEBUS-G1 system.

Vincent is the proud and obsessed father of a son and a daughter. In addition of that all-encompassing-change, Vincent enjoys playing tennis and accordion.





With a Master’s degree in Optical Physics, Etienne has first worked as an R&D scientist during 5 years of which 2 were in the United States.

He then took a turn for entrepreneurship, he founded and lead a start-up in chemistry for 4 years to make it a 10 people company with a growing revenue. He was at the same time the sales director and the financial and administrative director.

Excellent administrator and negotiator, he has a quick technical understanding that he places at the service of his commercial qualities. His communicating skills and his various professional experiences make him versatile and well fitted for the management of FEBUS Optics with V.Lanticq.


CSR policy

As a product and solution supplier, FEBUS has all the certification required for quality and HSE to be able to provide high performance and reliable systems.