Research News

September 27, 2016 11:48AM - The Upstate New York Alliance for Entrepreneurial Innovation-a partnership of Cornell University, Rochester Institute of Technology and University of Rochester-has been awarded $4.2 million from the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps Program to lead entrepreneurship and commercialization support programs targeted at the scientific community through an NSF I-Corps Node site at...
September 26, 2016 11:17AM - Bill Jones, manager of business development at Rochester Institute of Technology's Venture Creations business incubator, won the Magical Mentor award presented by Upstate Venture Connect. Jones was honored during the 2016 Upstate Unleashed Conference Sept. 16....
September 23, 2016 2:03PM - Ebony Miller, interim director of Rochester Institute of Technology's Center for Urban Entrepreneurship, has been selected for a Rochester Business Journal "Forty Under 40" award. Nominated by the community and selected by a committee of business leaders, RBJ's "Forty Under 40" awards recognize 40 men and women, under the age of...
September 23, 2016 10:03AM - A team of Rochester Institute of Technology students and an RIT alumna won top awards for their innovative creations and technology leadership at the 2016 Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements in Technology Awards, presented by Digital Rochester Inc. The ceremony was held Sept. 22. Smart Toy, founded by Erika Madison (international business,...
September 21, 2016 10:23AM - Rochester Institute of Technology's Center for Urban Entrepreneurship is a finalist for the Reshaping Rochester 2016 Robert Macon Award for Urban Innovation, sponsored by the Community Design Center of Rochester. The Robert Macon Award for Urban Innovation is given in recognition for a building, development, or planning effort that has contributed in...
September 16, 2016 11:44AM - Researchers from Rochester Institute of Technology and Bradley University are finding the best ways to get diverse pre-college students interested in computing as a career. Adrienne Decker, an assistant professor of interactive games and media at RIT, and Monica McGill, an associate professor of game design at Bradley University, have received a...
September 8, 2016 2:44PM - Rochester Institute of Technology's sponsored research portfolio grew by almost 18 percent in fiscal year 2016, reaching a record $73 million in funding. RIT received a record 358 new awards during that time period from a variety of state, federal, corporate and foundation sponsors. Included in that funding was a record $15...
September 7, 2016 10:23AM - Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology and physicians at Rochester Regional Health are advancing thermal imaging techniques as a potentially safer and less invasive diagnostic tool for the detection of early-stage breast cancer. A National Science Foundation grant of $99,620 is supporting the two-year project and the multidisciplinary team that represents the...