October 18, 2019
Technology Development Fund Awards Open
The fall 2019 round of the University’s Technology Development Fund is open. Eligible projects propose the development of a technology to a commercial endpoint. Awards are up to $100,000 and support animal testing, prototyping, and other proof-of-concept studies. The fund is open to all faculty, staff, and students. A submitted invention disclosure to UR Ventures is required with an application.
Pre-proposals are due Thursday, October 31, and should be submitted to email@example.com
October 16, 2019
SPIE Optifab: Optical Fabrication Exhibition
Join SPIE at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center between 14 - 17 October 2019 for the largest optical manufacturing conference and exhibition held in North America. This is a prime opportunity to observe top companies in the field of optics and learn about the latest optical fabrication technologies.
April 12, 2019
Women of Innovation
For patients with vision loss after a stroke or brain injury, a simple therapy device developed by Krystel Huxlin, the James V. Aquavella, M.D. Professor in Ophthalmology, could help train the eye to see again. Huxlin is one of several faculty being featured as part of Women of Invention, a series on the University’s Newscenter.
February 12, 2019
You are invited to the 2019 University Technology Showcase!
The 2019 University Technology Showcase will be held on April 4th, 2019 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at the DoubleTree at 1111 Jefferson Road Rochester NY. CEIS and the CoE in Data Science host this annual half day event. There will be a panel discussion with three local entrepreneurs, businesses/entities on display in the ballroom as well as a poster session.
Registration is open.
February 5, 2019
The Jeff Lawrence Innovation Fund is now accepting applications for Manufacturing Grants.
The Manufacturing Grants are designed to encourage collaboration between companies and non-profit organizations in New York State that work with the manufacturing industry. Applicants may apply for up to $50,000! The applications are currently open and will stay open until February 28th. For more details, check out the application page here.
October 2, 2018
Upstate Venture Connect
Paul Ballentine has been nominated for a 2018 Upstate Venture Ecosystem Award! The Venture Ecosystem Awards recognize individuals and organizations who have made an impact on the Upstate NYS venture ecosystem. Paul was nominated as a Community Catalyst for his work launching the Light & Sound Interactive conference. The award ceremony will be held October 2, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Oncenter Convention Center in Syracuse, NY. For more information about the nomination and Upstate Venture Connect please visit the link.