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U of R receives photonics grant
Rochester, N.Y. -- The University of Rochester will receive financial support from the federal government for a photonics initiative.
The $500,000 grant, announced Thursday, will go toward the universitys New York Photonics Manufacturing Initiative to add jobs in the local optics and photonic industry.
The goal of the 18-month initiative is implement six focus areas in New York state, including industrial lasers and advanced manufacturing processes, advanced optics manufacturing, optoelectronic computing and communications devices, imaging systems, roll-to-roll photonics manufacturing processes, and biomedical photonics equipment.