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Using SBA’s Export Working Capital Loan, Sydor secured funding for international purchase orders, enabling the company to begin selling their products worldwide. Following that success, Sydor learned about SBA’s State Trade Expansion Program “STEP” funds, administered through New York State, which help small businesses break down barriers to exporting by providing grants to cover the...
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Corning Incorporated will invest $139 Million in Monroe County, bring over 270 good-paying jobs to the region, and further cementing Rochester as the world leader in Optics technology. Schumer Says Corning Will Expand It’s Fairport Advanced Optics Center & Construct A New Laser Optics Production Facility In The Town Of Gates To Grow Upstate NY’s...
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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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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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Sydor Technologies Receives $200,000 Phase I SBIR Grant from the Department of Energy ROCHESTER, N.Y. Sydor Technologies, a global provider of advanced x-ray detectors and diagnostic instrumentation for critical science missions and fundamental research, announced today that it has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant worth $200,000 by the US Department of...
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This bipartisan, bicameral caucus will promote and advance the optics and photonics industry February 24, 2021 (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced the creation of the Congressional Optics & Photonics Caucus to promote and advance the use of light-based technologies that are already impacting our world every day. Rep. Morelle co-founded the caucus...
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ROCHESTER, NY (September 18, 2020) – Rochester Precision Optics (RPO) is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Davenport to President, effective 21 September. Mike most recently served as Vice President of Operations, a position to which a majority of the RPO employees directly reported. This promotion follows the recent announcement of Randy Shaw’s pending...
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Rochester, N.Y., November 5, 2019 – Applied Image Inc. is pleased to announce that our Rochester, NY based calibration laboratory has been approved for ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation from ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) for demonstrating technical competence in the field of CALIBRATION. The scope of accreditation applies to activities related to Length–Dimensional Metrology, and Photometry...
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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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