ISA is a not-for-profit NGO. It is an international alliance of regional alliances and associations, renowned universities and institutions and leading companies in the SSL field. It is an independent legal entity which aims to enhance public-private partnership and intensify global cooperation to accelerate and foster the sustainable development of SSL.
Lighting is the essential pre-condition for the existence of nearly all living lives on earth. SSL has unlimited innovation potentials to enhance people`s life and to create a green & sustainable society. It is becoming a strategic industry and the technology of choice for both conventional and emerging lighting applications, with huge industrial, economic, scientific and social impact.
ISA is unique, because
ISA's scope covers the complete spectrum of SSL technologies and applications. Technologies include materials and equipment, LED-based light sources, modules, lamps, luminaires, electronics for lighting, systems, lighting design and architecture, testing and qualification, recycling, SSL related regulations, etc. Applications include all segments of general lighting, backlighting, transport and mobility, horticulture, healthcare, safety, communications, and other societal needs.
ISA's members comprise not only large and small companies, but also relevant academic institutions, professional societies and associations. ISA believes that to solve SSL-related challenges, all key players and stakeholders related to SSL technologies and applications should work closely together.
ISA believes SSL is a global opportunity, requiring global efforts to embrace and resolve global challenges.