A Funding Opportunity Announcement (FAO) by the US Department of Defense (DOD), calling for concept papers for the establishment of an Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation (IP-IMI), was released on November 5th with a December 19th deadline for concept paper submission. Learn more here.
The NPI is helping to connect individuals and industry with consortiums that are seeking partners for the IP-IMI. If you are interested in sharing your information with potential collaborators please complete the NPI Form.
The DoD has released the Q&As from the November 19th Proposer's Day. To view please visit here.
NPI Chairman, Tom Baer, presented on the Photonics Industry Neuroscience Group at the PCAST meeting on November 14th - watch it now!
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. Download the NPI white paper, "Lighting the Path to a Competitive, Secure Future."