On the heels of 2015’s International Year of Light, Rochester, New York is achieving greater recognition for its preeminence in optics, photonics and imaging. Rochester’s 2015 designation as headquarters for AIM Photonics will bring with it a new Test, Assembly & Packaging plant to begin construction in 2017, with new jobs, new technologies and new skill set...Continue Reading
Local optics company Optimax Systems plans to hire 35 new people by 2019 to staff its expanding research and development operation. Empire State Development, New York’s economic development arm, has offered Optimax a $250,000 grant to help fund the R&D expansion. >>Read More Here<< >>or Here<<Continue Reading
Rochester Precision Optics Wins Phase 2 STTR Grant for Chalcogenide Glass Mid-IR Rochester Precision Optics, LLC (RPO) has been awarded a grant from the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) to pursue chalcogenide glass IR optic development for quantum cascade lasers. RPO, after successful completion of Phase 1 STTR, seeks to develop a fast axis collimating...Continue Reading
New York Photonics is a not-for-profit organization founded to promote and enhance the New York State optics, photonics and imaging industry by fostering the cooperation of business, academia and government.