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Venture Creations companies make an impact in New York state-funded business competitions

Venture Creations companies make an impact in New York state-funded business competitions »

Dec 5, 2019

Four companies in RIT’s Venture Creations technology business incubator have won funding recently in New York state-funded business competitions. Read More »

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 Business Model Competition Winner

RIT Business Model Competition Winner »

Mar 25, 2019

Our very own Phase Innovations was featured in the Simone Center's newsletter. Read More »

High-tech toilet seat monitors your heart as you sit on the can

High-tech toilet seat monitors your heart as you sit on the can »

Mar 20, 2019

Engineers at Rochester Institute of Technology have designed a high-tech toilet seat that effortlessly flushes out data on the state of your cardiovascular system. The tricked-out porcelain throne measures your blood pressure, blood oxygen level, and the volume of blood your heart pumps per beat (stroke volume)—taking readings every time you sit down to catch up on some reading of your own. The engineers, led by David Borkholder, recently published a prototype of the seat in the open-access journal JMIR mHealth and uHealth. Read More »

Venture Creations Business Incubator Graduates 4 Companies

Venture Creations Business Incubator Graduates 4 Companies »

Mar 13, 2019

On March 7, 2019 Venture Creations Graduation Ceremony graduated Empire Medicinals dba Leep Foods, Positive Science, SkyOp and Thermapparel in a ceremony presented by Dr. David Munson, Dr. Ryne Raffaelle and VCI Director, Rich Notargiacomo with Keynote Venture Creations Graduate, Shannon Chevier ’99 MS, Founder of IMSworkX, recently acquired by RedCom Laboratories. 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 »

Ecolectro Secures $1.7 million ARPA-E Award for the Development of Alkaline Exchange Membranes and Ionomers

Ecolectro Secures $1.7 million ARPA-E Award for the Development of Alkaline Exchange Membranes and Ionomers »

Dec 19, 2018

Ecolectro Inc., innovator of disruptive low-cost, high-performance polymers for electrochemical applications, announced today its selection by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) for an award that will support the continued development of its premier alkaline exchange ionomers and membranes. Read More »

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