Since 2013, Prospera has supported the Montana Photonics Industry Alliance (MPIA), a volunteer-run group comprised of roughly 30 optics and photonics companies.View Website
The Montana Photonics Industry Alliance serves as a hub for Montana’s optics and photonics companies, entrepreneurs, laboratories, and universities to commercialize, grow and sustain globally leading organizations that create high quality jobs and economic opportunity in Montana.
Support initiatives designed to start, grow and attract new optics and photonics companies to Montana.
Promote optics and photonics job opportunities in Montana to attract top quality professionals to the state.
Exchange information about common issues and opportunities.
Pool resources to support joint training, research and development and business development projects that advance the competitiveness of Montana optics and photonics companies.
Educate the public and students about optics and photonics career opportunities.
Serve as a resource to educational institutions and state agencies to advance the Montana optics industry.