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Top RIT News stories and videos for April 2018

Top RIT News stories and videos for April 2018 »

May 4, 2018

Check out all of April's most popular stories and videos below: Top News Stories 1. RIT undergraduate competes on 'Jeopardy!' College Championship program airing April 9 2. RIT honors outstanding professors of the year 3. Student start-up uses smart apparel to help individuals with autism 4. Alumni start-up featured in 'Inc.' as one of the 'Coolest... Read More »

ThermApparel partners with MS Foundation to provide cooling vests to people in need

ThermApparel partners with MS Foundation to provide cooling vests to people in need »

Apr 9, 2018

For the nearly 400,000 people nationwide who suffer from heat sensitivity as a side effect of multiple sclerosis, a Rochester, N.Y.-based company is committed to providing cooling relief at a reasonable cost. ThermApparel, a company in Rochester Institute of Technology's Venture Creations business incubator, designs lightweight cooling vests and has announced a... Read More »

Video game made by alumni coming to Playstation 4

Video game made by alumni coming to Playstation 4 »

Mar 19, 2018

Super Daryl Deluxe, an action role-playing game created by RIT alumni Gary Porter '15 (game design and development) and Dan Plate '16 (illustration), will launch on the SONY Playstation 4 and Steam platforms this spring. The duo, co-founders of Dan and Gary Games LLC, have been friends since high school in Waterloo,... Read More »

RIT student and company CEO dedicated to changing energy landscape for HVAC customers

RIT student and company CEO dedicated to changing energy landscape for HVAC customers »

Mar 15, 2018

Rochester Institute of Technology student Brandon Hudson was already a young entrepreneur when he was asked to build a web-based thermostat for a new energy-solutions business. Three years later, the fourth-year applied arts and sciences major from Buffalo, N.Y.,... Read More »

RIT Venture Creations graduate receives major investment from Empire State Development

RIT Venture Creations graduate receives major investment from Empire State Development »

Feb 15, 2018

A 2017 graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology's Venture Creations technology business incubator is the recipient of a major investment from Empire State Development. Token, an identity technology start-up founded by RIT alumni Melanie and Steve Shapiro, will receive up to $1.75 million through the New York State Innovation Venture Capital Fund. Token... Read More »

Luminate incubator begins in Sibley Square

Luminate incubator begins in Sibley Square »

Jan 25, 2018

Ten young tech companies have officially taken up residency at Sibley Square, as High Tech Rochester’s Luminate accelerator takes flight. Read More »

Molecular Glasses Receives Patent

Molecular Glasses Receives Patent »

Jan 4, 2018

Molecular Glasses Receives U.S. Patent for Non-Crystallizable Organic Semiconductors Molecular Glasses has an additional 17 patents pending. Rochester, NY - (January 4, 2018) Read More »

Empire Medicinal Reccomended for New York State Grants

Empire Medicinal Reccomended for New York State Grants »

Dec 19, 2017

Empire Medicinals, Inc. has been recommended for awards of up to $300,000 from the Empire State Development Grants Program and the Excelsior Jobs Program by New York State. 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 »

Motion Savvy Featured on BBC Special

Motion Savvy Featured on BBC Special »

Dec 11, 2017

BBC Click visited NTID and spoke to Venture Creations Client Movtion Savvy who demonstrated UNI, a real-time translation technology that converts sign language to spoken language. Read More »

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