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ASSIST: Alliance for Solid-State Illumination Systems and Technologies

The Alliance for Solid-State Illumination Systems and Technologies (ASSIST) was established in 2002 by the Lighting Research Center as a collaboration among researchers, manufacturers, and government organizations. ASSIST’s mission is to enable the broad adoption of solid-state lighting by providing factual information based on applied research and by visualizing future applications.

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ASSIST Program Sponsors

Amerlux Current by GE Finelite
Current by GE Hubbell Lighting New York State Energy and Research Development Authority
OSRAM   U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

On behalf of ASSIST, the LRC conducts research, demonstration, and education activities. Beyond technical research, ASSIST has been active in fostering discussions between traditional luminaire manufacturers and LED manufacturers. Through this work, ASSIST is helping LED technology to gain widespread use in lighting applications that can benefit from this rapidly advancing light source.

Learn more about ASSIST's impact on the SSL industry

For more information about ASSIST:

Dr. N. Narendran, LRC Director of Research
(518) 276-7176



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