BRO founder Robert Breault spoke at the annual meeting of the Rochester (N.Y.) Regional Photonics Cluster, which has about 110 member companies. He told the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle that the city must support entrepreneurship to create jobs and maintain its competitiveness in the optics industry. "It's as if you have diamonds and fist-sized nuggets of gold just lying on the ground here," he said. "It would be a shame if people elsewhere picked them up instead of you." Copyright photonics.com, Feb. 17, 2006. All rights reserved.