An award granted to the University of Rochester will help coordinate and connect researchers around the nation.

The $19 million federal grant comes from the National Institute of Health, and is for the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, which works to help biomedical scientists move their research forward.

The money will help fund a new networking initiative called the Center for Leading Innovation and Collaboration, or CLIC, at the university. It will help researchers communicate better within in the nationwide clinical and translational network.

Kodak Alaris is moving. But it’s not going very far.

The company, which is involved in photo kiosks, various photographic products and software solutions, has been located in the Eastman Business Park, but has announced it is moving to the Rochester Technology Park in Gates.

The company says the 250,000 square foot space will serve as the company’s U.S. headquarters and will house its CEO, as well as be the base for three of its four business groups.

Wegmans is bringing home delivery to Rochester, and several other cities.

The supermarket chain announced in June that it had a partnership with a company called Instacart, which allowed some Wegmans shoppers in Northern Virginia and Maryland to complete their grocery shopping online.

Now, Wegmans and Instacart, a San Francisco based company, say the home delivery will be available in Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse in August.

A mixed used development project known as Pinnacle North officially opened on the North shore of Canandaigua Lake Monday.  

The 21-acre project includes residential, commercial and open space right along the lake shoreline. 

In addition to residencies, over 400 by the time all four phases of the project are complete, the development will include an Abbotts and Young Lion Brewing Company.

Canandaigua Mayor Ellen Polimeni says that the project is giving the city a sense of place.

This Good World is an app that will help you find value driven businesses and it was developed right here in Rochester.

The app launched last week from This Good World Studios - a brand development shop based in the city.

While the creators are not Rochester natives, founding partner Gavin Thomas said after a decade, Rochester is where they call home now.

Thomas said the idea for the app stemmed from personal frustrations when it comes to where to spend money.

Engineering researchers at RIT say they're working on a “wire revolution” that could have implications for the military in the near term and possibly for consumers in a few years.

A team at the Kate Gleason College of Engineering has won a $1 million dollar grant from the Department of Energy to develop more efficient, durable, and cost-effective carbon nanotube technology that could one day replace traditional copper wiring used in electronic components and systems.

Imagine Monroe, which is the new name for the Monroe County economic development organization that used to be called COMIDA, approved tax incentives for four projects on Wednesday that County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo says will create a total of 119 new full-time jobs.

They include:

Alternative music fans are browsing the collection at Lakeshore Record Exchange on Park Avenue for the last time.

The longtime Rochester alternative music store is closing next month after decades in business. Owner Andrew Chinnici says the European and American records and CDs he sells aren't that hard to find anymore because most people buy their music online.

A well-known Rochester real estate company is now going to be known by another name.

Nothnagle Realtors, the area’s largest realtor,  is now going to be called Howard Hanna Real Estate Services.

Pittsburgh-based Howard Hanna acquired Nothnagle and RealtyUSA two years ago.

Officials with the realty companies say that the combining of the three companies under one name means that the Howard Hanna brand will be on more than 100 offices across New York State.

A local medical technology company is expanding and adding jobs.

Governor Andrew Cuomo came to Henrietta Tuesday to tout the growth of high-tech industries in the Rochester area, and specifically praise the work being done by eHealth Technologies.

That healthcare data software company expects to create up to 160 new full time positions and retain another 215 positions.

The company is expanding its facility on Thruway Park Drive, and its CEO, Ken Rosenfeld says this is a great area to get the talent pool they need.

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