National Photonics Initiative

The National Photonics Initiative (NPI) is a collaborative alliance among industry, academia and government seeking to raise awareness of photonics - the application of light - and drive US funding and investment in five key photonics-driven fields critical to US competitiveness and national security: advanced manufacturing, communications and information technology, defense and national security, energy, and health and medicine.

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HEOS reorganizing for Nonprofit Status

Learn more about the new strategic plan and get involved!

- Greater membership services Sponsor and organize local conference

- Substantially increase educational outreach activities

- Business roundtable meetings

- Apply for grants

Consider a Corporate Membership for your whole team.

- Help create a strong network of optics professionals

- Recruit interesting speakers addressing your interests

- Get involved in educational outreach

You can make a difference!