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ClearCove Systems accepted into START-UP NY

ClearCove Systems accepted into START-UP NY »

Mar 4, 2015

ClearCove Systems, a renewable energy company founded by Rochester Institute of Technology alumni that got its start in RIT's Venture Creations business incubator, has been accepted into the state's START-UP NY business development program, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced today. ClearCove Systems will move into RIT space approved for the START-UP NY... Read More »

RIT students California-bound for Game Developers Conference

RIT students California-bound for Game Developers Conference »

Mar 2, 2015

More than 100 Rochester Institute of Technology students, alumni, staff and faculty will travel to San Francisco this week to attend Game Developers Conference 2015, the world's largest professional gaming industry event of the year. The conference runs from today to Friday and is a key learning and networking opportunity for both... Read More »

Stephen Schultz joins start-up CryptoLabs at RIT's Venture Creations

Stephen Schultz joins start-up CryptoLabs at RIT's Venture Creations »

Feb 24, 2015

Stephen Schultz, who co-founded a local business more than 20 years ago that grew to more than 300 employees, has been named chief technology officer for CryptoLabs, a start-up in Rochester Institute of Technology's Venture Creations business incubator. "We're all really excited and honored to have Steve join our team," said Melanie... Read More »

Professor creates technology to help reduce sports concussion injuries

Professor creates technology to help reduce sports concussion injuries »

Feb 5, 2015

RIT Associate Professor David Borkholder and his team at BlackBox Biometrics have developed a technology that measures whether an athlete may be at risk for a concussion. The Linx Impact Assessment System (IAS) was introduced in January at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where it received three CES Innovation Honoree... Read More »

Top RIT News stories and videos for November 2014

Top RIT News stories and videos for November 2014 »

Dec 1, 2014

News about the 2025 Strategic Plan was the most-read story of last month. Check out all of November's most popular stories and videos below: Top News Stories 1. RIT Adopts 2025 Strategic Plan: 'Greatness Through Difference' 2. Kids can fidget-and that's OK-according to RIT design expert/inventor Sandra Turner 3. Five companies graduate from RIT's Venture... Read More »

RIT48 contest searches for the next big app idea, Nov. 7-9

RIT48 contest searches for the next big app idea, Nov. 7-9 »

Nov 4, 2014

Lack of sleep isn't a problem for student entrepreneurs at Rochester Institute of Technology who will create a business plan, produce a prototype and launch a Web or mobile startup in just 48 hours flat. RIT48 returns to campus this weekend from Nov. 7 to 9-and there will be plenty of coffee... Read More »

Saunders Summer Startup: Students jumpstart businesses during summer school

Saunders Summer Startup: Students jumpstart businesses during summer school »

Jul 24, 2014

Ever dream of owning your own business? Students at Rochester Institute of Technology get to experience entrepreneurship firsthand at Saunders Summer Startup-a small-business launchpad where young innovators with bright ideas form interdisciplinary teams to start real companies. Established in 2011, RIT's joint initiative between the Albert J. Simone Center for Student Innovation and... Read More »

RIT receives $300,000 NSF Innovation Corps Sites grant to advance commercialization

RIT receives $300,000 NSF Innovation Corps Sites grant to advance commercialization »

May 26, 2014

Rochester Institute of Technology received a three-year $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) for a university-wide project that is designed to help convert STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) research into marketable products and services. The RIT I-Corps Sites grant, "Enhancing the Technology and Design Entrepreneurship and Innovation... Read More »

Two RIT properties approved to join START-UP NY program

Two RIT properties approved to join START-UP NY program »

Apr 10, 2014

Rochester Institute of Technology is the first private university to be selected to participate in the state's START-UP NY business development initiative, officials announced today. The state has approved two RIT-owned properties-40 Franklin St. in downtown Rochester and the Venture Creations incubator in Henrietta-for the program. Under START-UP NY, qualifying businesses that... Read More »

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