University of Rochester

EVENT: Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences Hosts Event to Partner Industry with University Researchers

February 23, 2010

The University of Rochester's Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences (CEIS) will host its annual Technology Showcase on the afternoon of Thursday, Feb. 25.

The half-day event consists of presentations by University researchers highlighting their research, and industry and government representatives outlining their needs and the resources they have available for researchers. University technology licensing representatives also will be present to describe promising technologies available for licensing. The overall program mixes these presentations with demonstrations from more than 30 exhibitors, poster presentations by students from local universities, and breaks for networking intended to spark the next round of fruitful collaborations between academia, industry, and government.

Headquartered at the University of Rochester, CEIS is funded by the New York State Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR) through its Center for Advanced Technology program. It draws participation from a number of additional universities including the Rochester Institute of Technology, Cornell University, the University of Buffalo, and Columbia University several of which will participate in the forum as well. The event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Rochester from 2 to 5:30 p.m.

For more information call (585) 275-4251 or visit www.ceis.rochester.edu.

What: 2010 University Technology Annual Showcase
Where: Hyatt Regency Rochester 125 East Main Street
When: Thursday, Feb. 25, 2 to 5:30 p.m. (Registration at 1 p.m.)
Admission: Free and open to the public with online registration at www.ceis.rochester.edu





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