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Upcoming Course on Entrepreneurship & Digital Health

Are you working on a technology innovation in the digital health space? Join the upcoming regional UNY I-Corps Node Program focusing on the intersection of digital health technologies and entrepreneurship! I-Corps can provide you with entrepreneurial education, mentoring, and opportunities for funding. The regional course cohort

Spring 2021 TDF Round Now Open!

The Spring 2021 round of the University’s Technology Development Fund (TDF) is now open. The TDF awards funds to UR researchers to advance their innovation to a more commercial endpoint. Designed for researchers who are committed to bringing an idea to market, TDF funds support

Venture for ClimateTech is Looking for its First Cohort

Are you working on a ClimateTech innovation? Venture For ClimateTech can help you validate your idea and potentially launch a viable business. Venture For ClimateTech is a non-profit global venture studio + accelerator program. They source the most promising ClimateTech innovators from around the world

Startup Week: March 8 – 12, 2021

Join NextCorps for Startup Week – 5 days packed with free workshops and presentations, panel discussions, partner events, and networking opportunities. Register for one, some, or all sessions. This week is perfect for founders or people contemplating starting a business. See the full listing of

Join the Ain Center for Buzz Lab Boot Camp!

Registration is now open for the for the Ain Center for Entrepreneurship’s Buzz Lab Boot Camp, a free virtual workshop series for entrepreneurs, small business owners and aspiring innovators in the greater Rochester region. Featuring instructors from the Simon Business School and local entrepreneurs and business

Jannick Rolland named fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Pioneer of freeform optics is also an expert in head-worn displays and biomedical imaging. Jannick Rolland, the director of the Center for Freeform Optics at the University of Rochester, holds more than 50 patents and is considered a pioneer in optical applications in augmented and virtual

R2i Digital Health Virtual Exchange

R2i is a multi-stakeholder initiative to Connect organizations, investors, and individuals within our community to Israeli Companies to improve our quality of life.  It will connect Israeli startups that want to expand into the US market with local entities to establish Business Partnerships and increase

Oscine Corporation Acquired by Sana Biotechnology

Oscine Corporation is a biotechnology company based on discoveries made and developed at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). SEATTLE, Oct. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sana Biotechnology, Inc. (Sana), focused on creating and delivering engineered cells as medicines, announced today the acquisition of Oscine Corp., a company

UR Buzz Lab Boot Camp: Managing through Uncertainty Webinar Series

The University of Rochester Ain Center for Entrepreneurship is launching a new, free five-part webinar series called Buzz Lab Boot Camp Special Edition: Managing through Uncertainty, covering the following topics: Business Model Pivoting, Financial Resources, Adapting Operations, eCommerce & Digital Marketing, and Self-Care & Work/Life Balance, and featuring

Fall 2020 TDF Round Now Open!

The Fall 2020 round of the University’s Technology Development Fund (TDF) is now open. The TDF supports UR researchers as they develop their innovations to a more commercial endpoint. Awards are up to $100,000 and support animal testing, prototyping, and other proof-of-concept studies. The fund

APPLY NOW: Innov8 startup training and grant program

Innov8 is a new eight-week program designed to help emerging entrepreneurs develop their business concepts, hone business strategies, and build a business plan with actionable steps. This program provides entrepreneurial training and modest grant funding to University students, faculty, staff, and alumni interested in developing

Project creates more powerful, versatile ultrafast laser pulse

Institute of Optics research sets record for shortest laser pulse for newly developed technology, work that has important applications in engineering and biomedicine. University of Rochester researchers are setting a new standard when it comes to producing ultrafast laser pulses over a broader range of wavelengths