In a hotly contested competition that had a team led by New York State vying with a team led by Florida and another led by Southern California, the DoD has chosen the New York team as the winner for the Integrated Photonics Institute In Manufacturing Innovation: AIM Photonics. Congresswoman Louise Slaughter and Senator Chuck Schumer...Continue Reading
Funding Opportunity Announced Through a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) made on Nov. 6, the U.S. Department of Defense is calling for concept papers for the establishment of an Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation (IP-IMI). The IP-IMI will be the largest federal investment to date under the Obama administration’s National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI)...Continue Reading
Manufacturing Universities: A Catalytic Step Toward Revitalizing American Manufacturing “Creating a network of U.S. manufacturing universities would address several systemic challenges that plague America’s manufacturing economy.” From Industry Week Robert Atkinson President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation While there are some signs that American manufacturing is beginning to recover from the unprecedented losses of the 2000s,...Continue Reading
Thursday March 20, 2014 Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (Representative New York’s 25th District) sent a letter to President Obama today strongly endorsing the concept of a national manufacturing institute in Optics and Photonics, and clearly stating her position that Rochester, New York plays a leadership role. Congresswoman Slaughter Optics letter 03 20 14 The National Network...Continue Reading
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