University of Rochester Goergen Institute for Data Science

Commercialization and Incubation

Drive growth of large and small commercial partners by supporting the commercialization of new products and services, and providing access to business acceleration programs.

The CoE promotes commercialization and incubation by facilitating access to a range of programs and services. This involves close collaboration with a number of University and regional partners to support economic development. The CoE will establish a process/portal to facilitate partnerships and provide access to:

  • business development opportunities
  • commercialization expertise, including incubation and technology transfer

Some of these resources include:

UR Ventures: Supports development of University of Rochester innovations into valuable products and services to make the world ever better.

High Tech Rochester: Provides a suite of services, including technology commercialization for very-early-stage opportunities, business incubation for high-growth-potential startups, and growth services for existing manufacturing companies.

Center for Business Engagement: Provides a central contact point to facilitate University-industry relationships.

Interested companies should contact:

Adam Tulgan
Director, Corporate Relations and Business Engagement
Office: (585) 275-1765


Scott Steele
Director (Operations), Rochester Center of Excellence in Data Science and
Executive Associate Director, Institute for Data Science
Associate Professor, Public Health Sciences
Office: (585) 275-0708