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News and Government Updates
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OIDA is a strong voice for the optoelectronics industry and regularly leads efforts with policy makers to raise awareness of the community’s contributions and key areas of concern. OIDA also facilitates relationship-building between its members and US government funding agencies.
Members are encouraged to take advantage of these resources:
Optics & Photonics Grants
An insider's look at the field's most noteworthy funding opportunities in easy-to-read summaries.
Regularly updated news briefs tracking important science policy issues that affect optics and photonics professionals.
For more in-depth coverage, read the most recent quarterly newsletter here.
Optics Legislative Network (OLN)
A grassroots e-mail list designed for members who are interested in staying on top of science policy issues. Sent no more than six times per year, alerts inform OLN members of upcoming Hill visit opportunities, when to contact their legislators about important issues and recaps of science policy happenings in Washington, DC. Sign up today.
Regularly broadcast to members, these newsletters feature OIDA news and business updates. To access the newsletter archive, enter your member login.