Welcome to High Tech Rochester, the organization with the business, entrepreneurial, commercialization and technical expertise to help propel the high-tech entrepreneur and/or the established manufacturer toward success.

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Whether you’re a high-tech start-up working on the ”next big thing,” or an established company looking to spark a new phase of growth and profit, you’ll go through predictable stages as you progress:


Evaluate a new idea, discovery, product or technology—it could come from an innovator or entrepreneur, a scientist in the lab, an engineer or researcher, or from an established manufacturer. Explore its potential and plan its development. The road to commercialization starts here.


Nurture and develop your innovation and launch it into a real business enterprise through expert mentoring. Attract investors and financing. Establish a foothold in the marketplace.


Expand and grow your manufacturing business or product line as you address challenges in sales, efficiency, productivity and quality. Refine your capabilities, practices and procedures. Explore new ways to innovate products. Connect to new resources locally and nationwide.

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Event & Program Schedule

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 -
9:30am to 3:30pm
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:15pm
Thursday, September 22, 2016 -
9:30am to 3:00pm

News & Press Releases

Mechatronics Training: Seats Still Available
HTR Demo Day 2016 Event Highlights
Dan Keeley joins HTR as Director, Startup Community Development
2016 Rochester Venture Challenge winners announced