Economic Development Organization


Mi-Light is a nonprofit trade association that 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 Michigan’s internationally-recognized talent pool and leverage strong industrial and academic capabilities in order to expand the photonics industry, attract funding and stimulate innovation in the state.



  • Michelle Stock
    Chairperson, Mi-Light

Company Stages Served

  • Growth/Expansion
  • Mezzanine
  • Public
  • Seed

Industry Sectors Served

  • Alternative Energy
  • Mobility

Types of Programs Offered

  • Business Retention/Expansion/Attraction
  • Other
  • Talent Attraction/Retention
  • Talent Development

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