SparkAlpha inspires the future leaders of STEM and advanced manufacturing. We partner with leading colleges and companies to engage students with education and career pathways.
What is SparkAlpha?
This innovative project-based learning program introduces K-12 and college students to advanced manufacturing and entrepreneurship through the lens of integrated photonics and semiconductors.
The program culminates in a live business plan pitch.
Learn from leaders in academia and industry
Bring integrated photonics, semiconductors, and advanced manufacturing to your classroom
SparkAlpha In Action
Problem and Product Workshops
Students identify a problem and conceptualize a product solution
Education Day and Industry Day
Students visit an education partner and an industry partner to get a taste of future education and career opportunities
Students pitch their final business plan to a panel of experts.