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What is the Status of the Current STEM Environment in Michigan?

The Michigan STEM Partnership is Working Hard to Bring the Sciences to More Children

Gary Farina, Executive Director for the Michigan STEM Partnership, was the keynote speaker at the Mi-Light Spring Renewal Member Meeting. It was refreshing to hear about how the organization began, their achievements, challenges and future programs.        

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Baker College – Your Michigan Destination for a Degree in Photonics Technology

Baker College Photonics Program is Making a Difference

After the Mi-Light Spring Renewal Member Meeting, we interviewed Dr. Anca Sala. She is the Dean of the College of Engineering at Baker College who hosted the event. Baker has the prestige of being the only Michigan College with an associate degree program specializing in Photonics. This is what Dr. Sala had to say about the successes and challenges over the years.       

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Smart Vision Lights Automate Show

Smart Vision Lights Wins Gold Medal     

Getting ready for the automation industry's largest North American show and conference feels like the work of a year crammed into three months.   

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The PRIMES Cube From Laser Mech

The PRIMES Cube puts Power in the Palm of Your Hand      

Designed for power measurements of solid state lasers up to 8 kW, the compact PRIMES Cube enables the determination of laser power directly beneath the processing head - inside the actual work enclosure close to the process.     

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UDI Compliant Laser Marking of Medical Devices

TRUMPF Has a Turnkey Solution    

A turnkey solution from TRUMPF with laser and software module for UDI marking from a single source to create corrosion-resistant marks on highly reflective materials using ultra-short pulsed lasers. 

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Our Mission Statement

Mi-Light serves as the focal point for the photonics industry in Michigan, bringing together professionals from companies, academia and organizations, dedicated to mutually supporting, promoting and growing Michigan's photonics industry.  Mi-Light’s mission is to promote and grow our internationally-recognized talent pool and leverage our strong industrial and academic capabilities in order to expand the photonics industry, attract funding and stimulate innovation in Michigan. Learn more.