The Center for Freeform Optics
An Industry/University Cooperative Research Center

The Center for Freeform Optics (CeFO) is a joint Industry-Government-University cooperative research center funded primarily through Industry and Government Labs members.

Vision: Compact, affordable, and performant optical systems will permeate precision technologies of the future.

Mission: The mission of the Center for Freeform Optics (CeFO) is to advance research and education in the science, engineering, and applications of systems based on freeform optics through a dedicated, continuing industrial partnership based on shared value, and promotion of technical advantage leading to a competitive economic advantage for CeFO members.