Catia Pinho, a PhD student from the Instituto de Telecomunicações, Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal) has spent 17 days in the Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain), working under the supervision of Prof. Pascual Muñoz in Photonic Integrated Circuits, Photonics Research Labs. During her STSM she worked on the design of photonic integrated circuits (PIC) for silicon nitride technologies and promoted current/future collaboration(s) between the two research groups.