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Toilet seat that detects congestive heart failure takes top spot in RIT's Tiger Tank entrepreneurship competition

Toilet seat that detects congestive heart failure takes top spot in RIT's Tiger Tank entrepreneurship competition »

Nov 7, 2018

Nicholas Conn always knew a career as an electrical engineer was in his future. But he never could have predicted that his future would also involve toilet seats. On Nov. 5, Conn, a postdoctoral fellow at Rochester Institute of Technology, took first place in the semi-annual Tiger Tank entrepreneurship competition with Heart... Read More »

Student start-up receives Student Achievement Award

Student start-up receives Student Achievement Award »

Oct 11, 2018

Nathan DeMario, a mechanical engineering graduate student, is the chief technical officer of Phase Innovations. From South Wales, N.Y., DeMario joined the Phase Innovations team during his undergraduate education at Alfred State College. The company's goal is to develop the next generation of cooling and dehumidifying units, with an aim of... Read More »

Company led by RIT student wins $250,000 at New York state business competition

Company led by RIT student wins $250,000 at New York state business competition »

Sep 27, 2018

Rochester Institute of Technology student-entrepreneur Brandon Hudson is finding success thanks to original thinking and his desire to transform the energy landscape for HVAC customers. On Sept. 25, Hudson, a fourth-year applied arts and sciences major in RIT's School of Individualized Study, and his team representing Connexus were awarded $250,000 at the... Read More »

RIT helps students take an entrepreneurial gap year to make business ideas flourish

RIT helps students take an entrepreneurial gap year to make business ideas flourish »

Sep 13, 2018

Brandon Hudson, a Rochester Institute of Technology student and CEO of Connexus, is taking a gap year to focus on growing his company with help from a new program at RIT. Hudson is the first student selected for the Gap Year Entrepreneurship Fellows Program, which allows students with an ongoing enterprise to... Read More »

RIT Sponsored Research garners record $78 million in funding

RIT Sponsored Research garners record $78 million in funding »

Aug 24, 2018

Rochester Institute of Technology'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. Among the funding sources, New York state provided a record $30.6 million, up from $17 million the... Read More »

RIT well represented at Digital Rochester's 2018 GREAT Awards, Sept. 26

RIT well represented at Digital Rochester's 2018 GREAT Awards, Sept. 26 »

Aug 17, 2018

Rochester Institute of Technology will be well represented at the 2018 Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievement in Technology Awards, presented by Digital Rochester Inc. The awards are Sept. 26 at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. The annual awards recognize individuals and organizations from the Rochester area who are making contributions to... Read More »

Learn more about RIT’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, leadership in cybersecurity, and donor Austin McChord

Learn more about RIT’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, leadership in cybersecurity, and donor Austin McChord »

Dec 13, 2017

About Innovation and Entrepreneurship at RIT RIT provides a unique, multidisciplinary ecosystem aimed at promoting and supporting innovation and entrepreneurial endeavors of its students, faculty and staff. That network includes: The Albert J. Simone Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, which offers interdisciplinary curriculum, experiential learning through the Student Incubator, coaching, access to the... 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 »

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 »

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