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OSA connects you and your business to a global network of more than 21,000 members, over 350,000 optics and photonics professionals and more than 265 companies.

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OSA Members are scientists, engineers, academicians, students, early career professionals, business leaders or other professionals with an interest in optics and photonics.

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Put OSA's resources and global network to work for your company. OSA Industry Development Associates (OIDA) is for optics & photonics companies of all sizes and types.

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The Optical Society is the organization of choice for leading professionals and businesses in optics and photonics. Super charge your career or your business with access premium opportunities for collaboration and quality information.


My OSA Membership gives me access to unparalleled networking opportunities. I’ve connected with people I probably would never have met otherwise — valuable connections that will help me grow our business.

Gurinder Parhar, Director, NeoPhotonics
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