July 28, 2015

Times Union: Albany to take lead research role in new SUNY photonics institute

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A consortium headed by SUNY Polytechnic Institute, the University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology has been chosen for the Obama administration’s new Integrated Photonics Institute for Manufacturing Innovation.The institute, with $110 million in federal funding and more than $500 million in outside support, including $250 million from New York state, was announced by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Vice President Joe Biden during a press conference Monday morning in Rochester.

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