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NPI A Decade of Advocacy and Impact

Learn about the NPI's advocacy and impact over the past decade.

Now is the time for the United States to make photonics a national priority.

The National Photonics Initiative (NPI) is a collaborative alliance among industry, academia and government seeking to raise awareness of photonics - the application of light - and drive US funding and investment in five key photonics-driven fields critical to US competitiveness and national security: advanced manufacturing, communications and information technology, defense and national security, energy, and health and medicine.