A new center led by the University of Rochester will receive over $4 million in combined federal, industry and academic funding to advance the emerging area of freeform optics. Freeform optics could transform 21st century optical science. It could allow for a wider range of shapes for lenses and mirrors, which until recently had been...Continue Reading
The Rochester Regional Optics, Photonics and Imaging Accelerator The Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster is one of the awardees in The Rochester Regional Optics, Photonics and Imaging Accelerator consortium. The three-year $1.7M grant from a group of five federal agencies will be used to accelerate the growth of small and medium-sized optics, photonics, and imaging companies...Continue Reading
115 scientists and researchers gathered at the Hyatt Regency in Rochester, New York for 3 days, July 31 – August 2 to share the latest research in optical components for government-funded applications. Each year Tech Days summarizes the USA Government’s investment strategies and activities in developing technology for any application (such as telescopes, imaging systems,...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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...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.