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The Office of Research Alliances (ORA) provides a link between the private sector, government research agencies, other academic institutions and research at the University of Rochester—a leader and innovator in basic, translational, and clinical research and technology development. Partnerships can include joint research projects, sponsored research, technology development, educational partnerships or related activities.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
RIT Inn and Conference Center, Rochester, NY
More than one billion people, or approximately 15% of the world’s population, live with some form of a disability. Experience has shown that when barriers to inclusion are removed and persons with disabilities are empowered to fully participate in societal life, the entire community benefits.
Please join us on June 11th at RIT for a free all-day event highlighting the challenges faced and the solutions developed to create Effective Access Technology. For the event agenda, click here. For more information and to register, click here.
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Save the date now for the 3rd Annual URMC Stem Cell Symposium, which will be held on June 27th. This full-day symposium will feature a poster session with prizes. Speakers will include: Dr. Sally Temple, Co-Founder and Scientific Director of the Neural Stem Cell Institute, located in Rensselaer, NY; and Dr. Lorenz Studer, founding Director of the Sloan-Kettering Center for Stem Cell Biology.
Monday, October 7, 2013-Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Hyatt Regency, Rochester, NY
MedTech 2013 is the largest gathering of executives and senior leaders from Upstate New York’s Bio/Med industry. Don’t miss this opportunity to make new connections, to reinforce existing relationships, and to enhance your position as an industry leader.
The Bio/Med industry is at a crossroads. Faced with regulatory hurdles and ongoing challenges of the current economic climate, companies are seeking creative alternatives for driving profitable growth. What measures can you take to help your existing business, while at the same time achieving product innovation objectives? MedTech 2013 will focus on striking a balance between optimizing current product mix and investing in new product development.
For more information, click here.
April 29, 2013
The 25th Annual Genetics Day was held on April 29th.
April 25, 2013
Research and development tax credits are often overlooked by entrepreneurs. You don't need on-site laboratories or breakthrough research to claim R&D tax credits. Small and midsize businesses that employ engineers or outsource product testing can claim credits on qualified research and development. At this event, financial experts from EFP Rotenberg and BDO provided guidance and insight into how to effectively utilize state and federal research tax credits to grow your business.
April 23, 2013
The Solutions Fair offered manufacturers fast access to a wide range of manufacturing, technology, and business resources and expertise; HTR invited known and trusted service providers, based on their ability to work with manufacturers and get the job done efficiently, economically, and with no red tape or hoops. For more information about this event, click here.
April 9, 2013
As a research university, we spend a lot of time talking about research partnerships with industry. During this F.I.R.E. session, we looked at research collaborations from industry's point of view. The presenter was Charles Philip, Manager for University and Government Relations at Corning, Incorporated. Corning currently partners with several universities and government organizations globally, but most organizations do not know or understand how Corning benefits from these relationships around research. The presentation explored the objectives and benefits to working with Universities such as U of R, as well as why Corning has a Core University Strategy.