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RIT Venture Creations business incubator to launch three new companies Oct. 25

RIT Venture Creations business incubator to launch three new companies Oct. 25 »

Oct 24, 2016

Venture Creations, the business incubator at Rochester Institute of Technology, will celebrate the launch of three new businesses at a graduation ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at RIT's University Gallery, James E. Booth Hall. In addition to recognizing the business start-ups, the event will feature a networking reception and a... Read More »

RIT entrepreneurship will be on display at Digital Rochester awards Sept. 22

RIT entrepreneurship will be on display at Digital Rochester awards Sept. 22 »

Sep 9, 2016

Rochester Institute of Technology will be well represented at the 2016 Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements in Technology Awards, presented by Digital Rochester Inc. The awards are Sept. 22 at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. The annual... Read More »

RIT students hope Saunders Summer Start-Up 'investor night' will yield big results

RIT students hope Saunders Summer Start-Up 'investor night' will yield big results »

Aug 16, 2016

Tracking driver fatigue, creating toys for developmentally disabled children, and developing body temperature-regulated apparel for multiple sclerosis patients are a few of the uniquely innovative business ideas created by multidisciplinary student teams during this year's Saunders Summer Start-Up program. The 11 teams officially unveiled their ideas to potential investors at the... Read More »

We've Got the Next Big Idea

We've Got the Next Big Idea »

Aug 2, 2016

Greyson Watkins had big plans for a subscription-based family game night business. He hoped the idea would take off and he could accomplish what many entrepreneurs dream about-calling the shots and becoming a self-made millionaire. But not long after devising his business concept, an experience that he'll never forget forced him... Read More »

Deborah Stendardi elected chair of RDDC executive committee

Deborah Stendardi elected chair of RDDC executive committee »

Jul 22, 2016

Deborah Stendardi has been elected chair of the Rochester Downtown Development Corporation for 2016-2017. Stendardi is vice president of government and community relations at Rochester Institute of Technology and has been an active member of RDDC's board of directors and executive committee since 2002. She will succeed current chair David Beinetti, president... Read More »

RIT's David Borkholder named 'Distinguished Inventor of the Year' by local law association

RIT's David Borkholder named 'Distinguished Inventor of the Year' by local law association »

Jun 16, 2016

David Borkholder, the Bausch and Lomb Professor of Microsystems Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology, was named "Distinguished Inventor of the Year" by the Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association. The award ceremony was held June 15 at Monroe Golf Club. Borkholder was honored for his work on the Blast Gauge® sensor system,... Read More »

RIT/NTID teams to compete for the chance to call their inventions 'The Next Big Idea'

RIT/NTID teams to compete for the chance to call their inventions 'The Next Big Idea' »

Apr 29, 2016

Six teams of deaf and hard-of-hearing students from Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf will go head-to-head May 4 during The Next Big Idea competition. The contest-6:30 to 10 p.m. in NTID's Panara Theatre, Lyndon Baines Johnson Hall-is an annual event where teams of students combine skills related... Read More »

Umbrellas of Hospitality-Go, Stay, Eat: Students and faculty take visitors on virtual travel experiences

Umbrellas of Hospitality-Go, Stay, Eat: Students and faculty take visitors on virtual travel experiences »

Apr 26, 2016

Hospitality students will take Imagine RIT festival goers to places they may have only dreamed about-Dubai, Croatia, Hollywood, the wineries of the Finger Lakes-without ever leaving the Gordon Field House. Students and faculty from RIT's School of International Hospitality and Service Innovation put together three distinct interactive exhibits called "Umbrellas of Hospitality:... Read More »

Researchers honored by Rochester Institute of Technology

Researchers honored by Rochester Institute of Technology »

Apr 22, 2016

Rochester Institute of Technology honored 387 researchers who secured funding for fiscal year 2015, serving as either principal or co-principal investigators on active research. RIT honored its researchers at an April 21 reception, during which it also recognized the 16 recipients of Seed Funding Awards and eight new inductees in RIT's PI... Read More »

RIT Venture Creations companies advance to Venture Challenge business competition finals

RIT Venture Creations companies advance to Venture Challenge business competition finals »

Apr 14, 2016

Two clients of Venture Creations Business Incubator at Rochester Institute of Technology have advanced to the final round of the 2016 Rochester Venture Challenge business competition. The winner-who will receive $25,000 in cash-will be announced during the Celebration of Entrepreneurship Luncheon on April 20 at Hyatt Regency Hotel Rochester. Cash and... Read More »

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