Luminate is a 6-month intensive accelerator program located in Rochester, NY, the imaging capital of the world.
In addition to program sponsors Sony, Thor Labs, IMAX and many others, Luminate brings in outside experts, industry leaders and our world class advisory board to help scale your startup.
The world’s largest optics, photonics, and imaging accelerator accepts teams worldwide. Our portfolio companies span the globe.
Milton Chang, PhD
Managing Partner, Incubic Management
CEO, AIM Photonics
Darius Sankey, PhD
Founder, QED Technologies
Principal, Westlake Photonics
President, Jenoptik Optical Systems
Stu Elby, PhD
SVP, Product Development MSG Ventures
Stephen D. Fantone, PhD
Founder and President, Optikos Corporation
Duncan Moore, PhD
Vice Provost for Entrepreneurship, University of Rochester
Linda Smith, ASA
President, CERES Technology Advisors, Inc.
Dr. Ryne P. Raffaelle
Vice President for Research and Associate Provost at R.I.T
James S. Senall