Industry

Advancing Innovation in Optics and Photonics

Optica provides the resources, connections and opportunities organizations need to develop and commercialize innovative optics and photonics technologies.

Where Innovation Meets the Market

Optica promotes and protects the business of optics and photonics in driving innovation, creating jobs, and accelerating growth around the world. Optica provides exclusive roadmap reports and market data for the industry, serves as the voice of the industry to government and academia, acts as a liaison with associations worldwide and provides a network for the exchange of ideas and information within the optics and photonics community.

Industry | Feature

Market Insights: Trends in airline traffic and profits

This Market Insights feature focuses on answering some of these questions as optics and photonics technologies are frequently found throughout the airline industry supply chain.

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Industry | Feature

Market Insights: Trends in military spending

How does military spending shift in the face of a recession? What has U.S. spending on military procurement and R&D looked like in the past? This Market Insights feature focuses on answering some of these questions as optics and photonics technologies grow increasingly important in the context of national security and intelligence.

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Events | Webinar

New industry webinars are now available!

Check back frequently as new live webinars are continually being posted along with on-demand digital programming. 

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Industry | Information

New Brochure: How Optics and Photonics Impacts the Global Economy

Optica’s complimentary new brochure, Optics and Photonics:  The Impact on a Global Economy,  summarizes the optics and photonics industry in colorful graphics, for presenting to policymakers, investors and anyone seeking to know more about our industry.

It illustrates the key vertical markets, the phenomenal growth rate of laser sales over 60 years, production by region, the impact on jobs worldwide and more.

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Optics and Photonics:  The Impact on a Global Economy