Membership Benefits

Making connections to amplify impact

Mi-Light is your primary resource and partner to connect with the vast photonics resources available in the state of Michigan. We can help you enhance and grow programs and opportunities by connecting you with our individual Member companies and organizations, who are engaged in everything from photonics education and cutting edge research to product development and industrial applications.

Whether you are interested in finding photonics resources through the Mi-Light Directory, developing regional economic development programs that could eventually attract federal funding, connecting with us to work on STEM education, or working with member academic institutions to develop training programs, working with Mi-Light will amplify your impact.

  • Connecting members to Michigan’s economic development community
  • Providing feedback to help you shape future services and leverage those currently available
  • Access to an expansive US and global network that includes partnerships with other photonic organizations that provide access to incentives business development programs, research and education

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.