News & Events

2014 Archive

OptiPro’s reach felt in several industries

December 22, 2014

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Extraordinary People: East High Optics Students

December 4, 2014

As word gets out about the Optical Program at East High School...

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Corning Inc.'s Gorilla Glass 4 debuts Nov. 20

November 4, 2014

Picking through its mixed third-quarter results...

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Venture capital tough to find in NY

October 20, 2014

There are at least a couple of ways of looking at what Adarza BioSystems Inc...

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RochesterWorks gets $5.2M to help 1,500 job seekers

October 15, 2014

RochesterWorks Inc. is getting a $5.2 million boost in...

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Optics I Photonics I Imaging Roundtable and Pre-Matchmaker Training

October 7, 2014

HTR is hosting a Business Roundtable and Pre-Matchmaker Training event on Tuesday, October 7.

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9.10.2014 NTRP Meeting Summary and Documents

September 10, 2014

Additional documents and resources:

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Rochester optics firms see potentially big 2015

September 5, 2014

Optics has been an important part of the Rochester-area...

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Contract manufacturing show to be Sept. 10-11

September 4, 2014

More than 100 different contract manufacturing firms are expected to be...

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First images from Exelis-built system released

August 28, 2014

Exelis Geospatial Systems in Rochester is ground zero for...

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New York Photonics Annual Meeting

August 19, 2014

Registration is now open for this year's New York Photonics Annual Meeting.

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Improving Slurry Recycling Makes Green Process Greener

August 7, 2014

In August 2012, Sydor Optics shared its efforts...

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Future is Bright for Rochester Photonics Industry

July 15, 2014

Rochester, New York is bursting with energy, photonic energy!

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UR tests app for donating excess space on cellphones

July 7, 2014

If you want to lend extra space on your hand-held device for...

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Rochester startups thrive after winning fed grants

July 3, 2014

When Don Golini started QED Technologies in 1996 he received...

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Eastman Business Park, incubator get tax-free zones

July 2, 2014

Two buildings at Rochester's sprawling Eastman Business Park were...

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Rochester tries to grow with photonics industry

June 13, 2014

Consumers might not know what photonics is...

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Photonics can fix dismal poverty rates

June 12, 2014

The funny thing about rock bottom is you never...

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Area eyes optics/photonics manufacturing institute

June 4, 2014

The first step to establish an optics/photonics manufacturing institute in the...

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Area gets leg up on $1.3B in manufacturing funds

May 28, 2014

Rochester is among the first dozen cities to receive a federal "manufacturing community" designation...

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CEIS awarded grant to fund national photonics roadmap

May 8, 2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology through its Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia Program (AMTech) has awarded $500,000 to the University of Rochester’s Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences (CEIS) to lead the development of a national roadmap for photonics.

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UR photonics initiative gets $500,000 grant

May 8, 2014

The University of Rochester’s Center for Emerging & Innovative Sciences has been awarded a $500,000 federal grant to fund the development of the New York Photonics Manufacturing Initiative.

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Passport to Innovation: Exelis' space odyssey

April 18, 2014

Exelis products deliver data from high above the Earth to the palm of your hand.

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Senators want federal funds for local manufacturing

April 17, 2014

New York’s U.S. senators have thrown their weight behind an application from...

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Technology showcase links researchers, business

April 11, 2014

Transferring a new invention developed in a university research lab to the marketplace can be...

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R&D drives Corning Inc.'s rebound

March 14, 2014

Research and development has kept the 162-year-old Steuben County firm...

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Where's Manufacturing Headed?

February 28, 2014

Paul Ballentine, PhD, had very sobering words for us...

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Turning research into jobs

February 27, 2014

How do we add jobs to our local economy?  How do you use patents...

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Patents show small firms' creativity

February 13, 2014

The patents offer unique insights into the technologies that are...

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Bausch + Lomb rolls out new contacts made in Rochester

February 12, 2014

Bausch + Lomb has started rolling out a new line of contact lenses...

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New Gorilla Glass tough on germs

January 14, 2014

Corning unveils anti-microbial glass at the Consumer Electronics Show last week...

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Tag, you're it: Omni-ID rolls out new RFID sensors

January 14, 2014

Whirpool Corp.'s factory in Clyde, Ohio, is a massive testament to...

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Harris’ rugged radios help save lives around the world

January 10, 2014

Air Force Staff Sgt. Robert Gutierrez, leading a team of...

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Wearable technology draws out Rochester firms

January 2, 2014

Several companies working to adapt or manufacture smart glasses or related products....

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Kodak's research on right path

January 2, 2014

Innovations for touch screens, printed electronics and other areas show promise....

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Corning Inc. to showcase Gorilla Glass advances at CES

January 2, 2014

Corning Inc. plans to showcase the latest advancements in its Gorilla Glass and....

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