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RIT names interim director for Venture Creations technology business incubator

RIT names interim director for Venture Creations technology business incubator »

Jul 24, 2019

RIT’s Venture Creations technology business incubator has named upstate New York entrepreneur Peter Parts as interim director. Parts assumes the role from former director Richard Notargiacomo, who will continue his work with Venture Creations as a coach while he transitions into retirement. Read More »

RIT Venture Creations business incubator adds new companies to client list

RIT Venture Creations business incubator adds new companies to client list »

May 23, 2019

Rochester Institute of Technology’s Venture Creations business incubator has announced the recent inclusion of three new companies to its client list. The addition of BOT Links, RemWell and Lux Semiconductors brings the number of client companies to 23. Read More »

RIT Venture Fund helps turn ideas into businesses

RIT Venture Fund helps turn ideas into businesses »

Apr 1, 2019

Launched in 2012, the RIT Venture Fund invests in early-stage, high-growth companies founded by students, faculty, staff, alumni and RIT Venture Creations client companies in fields that complement RIT’s core academic competencies. From block chain and clean-energy technology to telecommunications, manufacturing and game development, the Venture Fund looks to create industry diversity and a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem. Read More »

RIT Venture Creations technology business incubator launches four new companies

RIT Venture Creations technology business incubator launches four new companies »

Mar 8, 2019

From eye tracking to thermal cooling to all things mushrooms, RIT’s Venture Creations technology business incubator celebrated the launch of four new startups. Read More »

Toilet seat that detects congestive heart failure getting ready to begin commercialization

Toilet seat that detects congestive heart failure getting ready to begin commercialization »

Mar 6, 2019

With 1 million new cases of congestive heart failure diagnosed each year, a revolutionary product is making it easier for hospitals to monitor patients with the condition in the comfort of their own homes.   Read More »

Toilet seat that detects congestive heart failure wins Tiger Tank

Toilet seat that detects congestive heart failure wins Tiger Tank »

Nov 7, 2018

Postdoctoral fellow Nicholas Conn hopes to lower the hospital readmission rates of patients with congestive heart failure through a toilet-seat based cardiovascular monitoring system. Read More »

Student Spotlight: Start-up receives award

Student Spotlight: Start-up receives award »

Oct 11, 2018

Meet Nathan DeMario, a mechanical engineering graduate student and chief technical officer of Phase Innovations. Read More »

RIT garners record $78 million in research funding

RIT garners record $78 million in research funding »

Aug 24, 2018

RIT’s sponsored research portfolio grew in fiscal year 2018, reaching a record $78 million in funding. RIT received 340 new awards and had a record 333 principal investigators associated with active research awards. Read More »

Four companies graduate from RIT's Venture Creations business incubator

Four companies graduate from RIT's Venture Creations business incubator »

Oct 18, 2017

Venture Creations, the business incubator at Rochester Institute of Technology, celebrated the launch of four new businesses at a graduation ceremony Oct. 17. In addition to recognizing the business start-ups, the event featured a networking reception and a keynote address delivered by 2011 RIT graduate Marty Strenczewilk, founder, president and CEO of... Read More »

RIT well represented at Digital Rochester GREAT Awards Sept. 19

RIT well represented at Digital Rochester GREAT Awards Sept. 19 »

Aug 7, 2017

Rochester Institute of Technology will be well represented at the 2017 Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements in Technology Awards, presented by Digital Rochester Inc. The awards are Sept. 19 at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. The annual awards recognize and celebrate the Greater Rochester community's entrepreneurial spirit in technological... Read More »

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