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:

INNOVATE

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.

INCUBATE

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.

GROW

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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News & Press Releases

Dan Keeley joins HTR as Director, Startup Community Development
2016 Rochester Venture Challenge winners announced
Former Silicon Valley executive Max Henry joins HTR as an entrepreneur-in-residence
Groundbreaking takes place in The Sibley Building for High Tech Rochester’s Business Accelerator