News

  • September 30, 2016

    Two new companies join Venture Creations

    ThermApparel, a garment that helps regulate body temperature, and Positive Science, an eye-tracking system, have joined the Venture Creations business incubator at RIT.
  • September 27, 2016

    RIT named in $4.2 million NSF grant

    The Upstate New York Alliance for Entrepreneurial Innovation—a partnership of Cornell University, RIT and University of Rochester—has been awarded $4.2 million from the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps Program.
  • September 26, 2016

    RIT to welcome hundreds of entrepreneurship experts

    This weekend, more than 425 entrepreneurship experts will arrive in Rochester, as the city showcases two universities’ entrepreneurial expertise and endeavors as well as dynamic growth, excellence in programming and the impact on the local community and beyond.
  • September 26, 2016

    Venture Creations manager wins award

    Bill Jones, manager of business development at RIT’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 21, 2016

    Center for Urban Entrepreneurship named finalist for award

    RIT’s Center for Urban Entrepreneurship is a finalist for the Reshaping Rochester 2016 Robert Macon Award for Urban Innovation, given in recognition for a building, development, or planning effort that has contributed in a unique way to the community.
  • September 16, 2016

    Saunders College rankings on the rise

    Saunders College of Business advanced 16 spots in the popular U.S News & World Report Best College rankings and again garnered a Top 10 spot in USA Today/College Factual.
  • September 9, 2016

    Students, alumni nominated for GREAT Awards

    With six finalists, RIT will be well represented at the 2016 Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements in Technology Awards, presented by Digital Rochester Inc.