Chamber of Commerce president, Bob Duffy, Jim Sydor from Sydor Optics, and some East High Alumni toured two program at East High School (Rochester, NY). There are two program at East: East High School Precision Optics Manufacturing Opthalmology / Optometry Lab in the same building across the hall While they were touring, a visiting ophthalmologist...
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In 2001 we began running a series of ads in trades like Laser Focus World and Photonics Spectra promoting Rochester and the Finger Lakes Region as an international center for optics, photonics and imaging. These four OPI workers from the region were our models.  Do you recognize them?  Did you work with them?  Where are...
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Mixer for Luminate’s inaugural cohort networked entrepreneurs with OPI mentors Rochester, NY:  Luminate NY, the world’s largest optics, photonics, and imaging accelerator (OPI), held their first ever Fast Tech Pitch hosted by New York Photonics.  The event featured three minute pitches from each of the Luminate companies to a group of over 20 executives from OPI industry leaders including Rochester Precision Optics, Navitar, Optimax and...
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Two Rochester teens have been named scholars in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search (formerly the Intel Science Talent Search) for research projects they carried out last summer at the University of Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE). Nikhil Bose of Pittsford Sutherland High School and Yujia Yang from Brighton High School are among the 300...
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#SPIEevents will host the biggest Optics, Photonics and Imaging conference in North America at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, January 27 – February 1, 2018. New York Photonics will have the largest pavilion at the conference, co-exhibiting and competing with countries on the exhibition floor. Joining the New York delegation this year are #LuminateROC and #GRERochesterBiz...
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During 2014, in the year running up to the International Year of Light, New York Photonics sponsored a number of events, with sponsorship from the OPI community, to celebrate Light, Sound and Multimedia in our lives.  These events occured during the International Year of Light in 2015. Following a series of successful events in 2015,...
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We completely agree with @VisualDX CEO, Dr. Art Papier, when he says that there couldn’t be a better city in this country to do this kind of work. #ROC #OPI “This company is bringing together experts in medicine and experts in imaging and software development. It’s really, I think, what Rochester is about, is all...
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Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster Annual Meetings since 2012 Connecting the dots: 2012 Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster previews US Congress-commissioned Report “Optics & Photonics: Essential Technologies for Our Nation” at Annual Meeting, September 10, 2012.  Congresswoman Louise Slaughter is keynote speaker. “As the nation’s leading optics, photonics and imaging cluster, we are going to leverage this...
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Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY, is seeking a new optics professor to support its growing Optical Systems Technology Program.  This program is the only program of its kind in the nation with full enrollment and a support community that includes seven high schools teaching dual-credit optics and an advisory board of industry leaders. This is...
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