Yesterday, September 30, 2014, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter wrote a letter to André Gudger, Acting Deputy Assistance Secretary of Defense in the DoD Office of Manufacturing & Industrial Base Policy (MIBP). MIBP’s Manufacturing Technology (ManTech) program will stand up two manufacturing innovation institutes that play a critical role in the Obama Administration’s national manufacturing agenda. (NNMI)
Slaughter’s letter supports the Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster and New York Photonics efforts to establish Rochester in a leadership position for a Manufacturing Institute in Optics, Photonics and Imaging.
The letter is here:
Congresswoman Slaughter was the keynote speaker at the New York Photonics annual meeting on September 3rd. The panel discussion documented New York State efforts to establish a National Center for Optics, Photonics and Imaging technologies.