New York Photonics
Don’t miss your chance at a spot in cohort 5. Less than a week remains until our application period closes. We accept startups from anywhere in the world and participation is primarily remote. Apply online (it’s easy!) for your chance at an immediate $100,000 investment, critical business development coaching, investor introductions, and the opportunity to...
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Rohnert Park, California, September 22, 2021 – IDEX Health & Science (IH&S), the global leader in optofluidic components and subsystems, announced today that its Life Science Optics business unit has received the Laser Focus World Innovators Award for their Kola Deep™ Spectral Measurement System. This award recognizes excellent innovation, the benefits of which are clear...
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(September 21, 2021) Rochester, NY – GS Plastic Optics (GSPO), a Rochester NY based manufacturer of precision polymer optics, has been awarded the contract to produce optical components for a COVID-19 antibody testing platform developed by LightDeck Diagnostics, a Boulder-based diagnostic-testing company. LightDeck was recently awarded a $35.1 million contract to increase production capacity for...
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Innovations in optics, photonics and imaging are the basis of many broader technologies, which makes this expanding industry a key component of New York State’s 21st-century business plan. R&D and skilled talent, the lifeblood of this industry, are abundant in New York State, thanks to the state’s continual investment in both over the past two...
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The Rochester Museum & Science Center is hosting a virtual Changemakers Speaker Series. The Changemakers Exhibit at the museum shares stories of women who have changed the world! This series features a number of incredible Rochester women through virtual exhibitions. The featured Changemaker for their May 13th event is someone who has greatly impacted the...
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IDEX Health & Science Semrock optical filters are on NASA’s new Perseverance rover that will try to definitively answer whether life ever existed on Mars. Working with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), our optical filter team developed filters for the SHERLOC instrument, which will enable the rover to identify, collect and store rock and soil...
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MISSION: The Mars 2020 mission is part of NASA’s Mars Exploration Program, a long-term effort of robotic exploration of the Red Planet. This mission addresses questions about the potential for life on Mars and takes the next step by not only seeking signs of habitable conditions on Mars in the ancient past but also searching...
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Premstaetten, Austria (March 2, 2021) — ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high-performance sensor solutions, is establishing an imaging center of excellence producing state-of-the-art consumer image sensors and product validation to support key US customers from the Riverwood Tech Campus in Rochester, New York, USA. The new research and development and design center...
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Three of the Defense Department’s 11 principal directors of modernization within the Office of Defense Research and Engineering, discussed quantum science, 5G and directed energy. The three are responsible for informing senior DOD leaders about science and technology investments that will provide warfighters the greatest return on investment. They spoke yesterday at the National Defense...
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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.


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