New York has hundreds of optics, photonics and imaging companies with active regional, national and international collaborations. Rochester, NY and the Finger Lakes Region stand out for our sheer number of OPI companies and research institutions and our extraordinary historical legacy.
Think Manhattan Project, only for photonic integrated circuits.
AIM Photonics is an industry driven public-private partnership that focuses the nation’s premiere capabilities and expertise to capture critical global manufacturing leadership in a technology that is both essential to National security and positioned to provide a compelling return-on-investment to the U.S. economy.
The Institute’s goal is to emulate the dramatic successes experienced by the electronics industry over the past 40 years and transition key lessons, processes, and approaches to the photonic integrated circuit (PIC) industry.
New York Photonics is a not-for-profit organization founded to promote and enhance the New York State optics, photonics and imaging industry by fostering the cooperation of business, academia and government.
The New York Photonics Board of Directors represent a diverse group of thought leaders from our OPI community, spanning industry, education and not-for-profit sectors. Collectively, our Board has over 200 years of experience in the industry. Each board member serves to further our mission, and yours.