This Call for Proposals is extended to AIM Photonics members that seek to secure federal funding in 2017 on a matched basis to implement tactical projects targeting AIM Photonics Education, Workforce Development and Roadmap goals. These high level goals include (1) the provision of a venue for US cooperative development of advanced integrated photonics manufacturing workforce solutions; (2) catalyzing the maturation and stratification of the integrated photonics ecosystem; and (3) the provision of world-leading photonic integration technology access/on-ramps to US industry, including the SME and entrepreneurial sectors, as well as the US government and academic communities.
September 19, 2016: 1 page White Paper Letter of Intent, budget estimate, and CVs of key personnel
October 24, 2016: Full proposal due
November 2, 2016: Council Review
December 1, 2016: 2017 AIM Photonics Academy Call for Proposals
December 8, 2016: Funding Decisions by Leadership Council
Additional Details & Guidelines
Download full 2017 AIM Photonics Academy Call for Proposals Document (here)