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The Luminate wager

Sujatha Ramanujan, like many of the startups she shepherds through the Luminate program, knows first-hand what it means to move into high gear. Ramanujan had only a few months to help launch Luminate, the world’s largest business accelerator in optics, photonics and...

Optical company sees way to success overseas

By Gino Fanelli via the RBJ When discussing blindness on a global scale, there are some harsh realities that need to be addressed. According to the World Health Organization, there are approximately 285 million visually impaired people worldwide, 39 million of whom...

Photonics struggles to bring more women into its ranks

Via Rochester Business Journal By GINO FANELLI The hard sciences, otherwise known as STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), have long been devoid of significant female representation. According to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, women in most...