Photonics Institute Announcement

Consortium Selected for Manufacturing Institute

On July 27, 2015 at an event in Rochester NY, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden announced the New York consortium was selected to manage the Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation (IP-IMI), which will now be known as the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics). 
 
For more information about the announcement, please visit:
OSA News Release
National Photonics Initiative (NPI) News Release
White House Fact Sheet
IP-IMI webpage on manufacturing.gov

 
Photos from the IP-IMI announcement in Rochester
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden announcing New York as the consortium selected for the IP-IMI. From left to right: Alan Willner (OSA President-elect and chair of the NPI Steering Committee), Fred Kish (Infinera), Ben Yoo (University of California, Davis).

 
From left to right: Ed White (ret.) and Jay Eastman (Optel, Inc.) From left to right: Tom Battley (New York Photonics), U.S. Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY), OSA CEO Liz Rogan, and Laura Kolton (OSA).

 
From left to right: U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and Liz Rogan (OSA).

 
U.S. Defense Department Under Secretary Frank Kendall

 
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
 
Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation (IP-IMI) Announcement.

 
U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) and Liz Rogan (OSA) U.S. Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) speaking at the event. U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) speaking at the event.