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New Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Innovation Institute Competition

October 8, 2014 | news

On October 3, 2014, President Obama announced the Department of Defense’s new Institute for Manufacturing Innovation on Integrated Photonics. $100 million has been allocated to fund a competition to develop “an end-to-end photonics ‘ecosystem’ in the U.S., including domestic foundry access, integrated design tools, automated packaging, assembly and test, and workforce development”.

You can read more by reviewing the Department of Defense’s formal notice.

Additional information can be found on the Advanced Manufacturing Portal website here.