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July 2012
James Sydor, President & CEO of Stefan Sydor Optics has made personal donation of $250,000 to Monroe Community College’s Optical Systems Technology program, the only program of its kind in the U.S.  Jim’s contribution is a 50%  match to the Corning Incorporated Foundation  grant of $500,000. Jim  has been involved with the program going back...
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In an effort initiated by the RRPC, Corning Incorporated Foundation is collaborating with MCC to help build educational opportunities in optics technologies for area students – and, at the same time, provide a pipeline of skilled workers for optics companies. Over the next five years, Corning Incorporated Foundation will provide a $500,000 grant to MCC...
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OptiPro’s SBIR Review Meeting was a success once again as nearly 60 people attended the biannual event. The meeting, which took place on June 28th, brought representatives from government agencies, prime contractors, and companies from all across the nation to see the most recent advancements being made in the precision optics industry due to the funding provided by SBIR contracts. 13 individuals, including 7...
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APPLIED IMAGE inc is pleased to be a part of the “NASA Mars Science Laboratory” mission which is now streaming towards the planet Mars and expected to arrive around August 5th, 2012.  On board the spacecraft  is a new more sophisticated Mars rover named “Curiosity”.  The rover Curiosity is designed to land on Mars,  drive...
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Assets to Improve Quality Control for Lenses and Open Market for New Scientific Applications Rochester, New York, July 10, 2012 – Lumetrics Inc. announced today that it is acquiring key assets of the former WaveFront Sciences Company from Abbott.  This business transaction will allow Lumetrics to expand its repertoire of services and grow its business...
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The 2012 Summer Optics Sizzler June 25 – 28, 2012: Students from East and Gates Chili High Schools worked together with volunteers on Projection Science, Snell’s Law, Spectroscopy, Interferometry and Stereo Vision.  On the final day the teams presented their findings to a team of industry volunteers who reviewed and commented on the presentations.
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