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.
Learn more at: www.lightourfuture.org
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
- Help create a strong network of optics professionals
- Recruit interesting speakers addressing your interests
- Get involved in educational outreach