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NIAS and SkyOp Partner on Drone Workforce Development Training Program

NIAS and SkyOp Partner on Drone Workforce Development Training Program »

Jul 19, 2017

FAA-Designated Nevada UAS Test Site and the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) have entered into a partnership with New York based training and education provider, SkyOp LLC, to offer drone training programs and courseware to the West Coast. Las Vegas will serve as the West Coast affiliate training center to proactively prepare and train the next generation of the workforce to answer future demand for highly specialized drone-enabled employment opportunities. Read More »

MicroEra Power a finalist for clean energy competition

MicroEra Power a finalist for clean energy competition »

Jul 13, 2017

A local startup is one of eight finalists selected for the $2.5 million 76West Clean Energy Competition in the Southern Tier, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday. The competition is in its second year. MicroEra Power LLC is a Rochester startup focused on commercializing ultra-efficient stationary power generation for commercial customers. The company will compete for six awards that total $2.5 million. Read More »

RIT Innovators use technology

RIT Innovators use technology »

Jul 11, 2017

MotionSavvy, based in RIT's business incubator, Venture Creations, hopes to get a chunk of the emerging technology access market. Another RIT access technology startup at Venture Creations is ThermApparel— the UnderCool vest — designed for people with multiple sclerosis and other neurological diseases who encounter additional difficulties in hot weather and can become reluctant to go outdoors. Read More »

Venture Creations company, Token puts Cybersecurity---at your fingertips

Venture Creations company, Token puts Cybersecurity---at your fingertips »

Jul 3, 2017

Former RIT students' device joins growing market for wearable items Read More »

Token has made one ring to rule all your passwords, payments and physical access

Token has made one ring to rule all your passwords, payments and physical access »

Jun 27, 2017

The ring has long been the shape of wearable dreams. Logbar tried it as an all-in-one device that would be the gesture-controlling center of your digital world; Nimb used it as a subtle panic alert device; Ringly has mastered the sleek form-meets-function subtleties of a good wearable. Read More »

Joseph M. Lobozzo II to receive prestigious Nathaniel Rochester Society award July 20

Joseph M. Lobozzo II to receive prestigious Nathaniel Rochester Society award July 20 »

Jun 16, 2017

Joseph M. Lobozzo II, founder of JML Optical Industries Inc., is the recipient of the 2017 NRS Award, the highest honor given by Rochester Institute of Technology's Nathaniel Rochester Society. Lobozzo '95 (Executive MBA) will receive the award on July 20 at the society's annual Summer Gala, which will be held at... Read More »

Dubai Students Visit Venture Creations Incubator

Dubai Students Visit Venture Creations Incubator »

May 18, 2017

On May 18th, Venture Creations hosted a tour and speaker event for visiting Dubai students. Coordinated by Greg Van Laeken, RIT's Business Manager for Global Operations, the students were introduced to Venture Creations by Director, Rich Notargiacomo and interacted with guest speakers from current and graduated VCI companies: Greg Westbrook, Clearcove; David Chauncey, Council Rock; and Ron Pettingill, Motion Savvy. Read More »

Council Rock--Best in Show

Council Rock--Best in Show »

May 11, 2017

Venture Creations Incubator company, Council Rock, wins Impact award from the UTC Associate Member Organizations for making a great impact on the industry through an innovative and proven solution. Read More »

RIT's business college hosts YEA! Saunders Scholars Competition May 5

RIT's business college hosts YEA! Saunders Scholars Competition May 5 »

May 4, 2017

Saunders College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology is the host for the ninth annual Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Saunders College Competition on Friday, May 5. The event is expected to draw more than 700 participating students, family... Read More »

RIT Venture Creations teams win big at Rochester Venture Challenge competition

RIT Venture Creations teams win big at Rochester Venture Challenge competition »

May 3, 2017

Two clients of the Venture Creations Business Incubator at Rochester Institute of Technology have won the top two prizes at the 2017 Rochester Venture Challenge business competition, hosted by High Tech Rochester. The winners were announced during the Celebration of Entrepreneurship Luncheon on April 27 at Hyatt Regency Hotel Rochester. First place-Empire... Read More »

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