Press Releases

Advanced Manufacturing in the Battery and Energy Storage Sector a Key to Continued Transformation of Eastman Business Park September 12, 2014

Innovation and Manufacturing Ecosystem Provides a Link to Commercialization of Emerging Technologies in Clean Tech Sector (ROCHESTER, N.Y., September 12) – More than 120 scientists, technology experts, corporate executives and government leaders attending an alternative energy summit at Eastman Business Park (EBP) yesterday (Sept. 10), received upbeat news on the global market prospects for the…  read more →

NY-BEST hosts Battery & Energy Storage Manufacturing Conference & Expo August 20, 2014

U.S. Department of Energy, Advanced Manufacturing Director, Dr. Mark Johnson to Deliver Keynote AddressRochester, N.Y. - The New York Battery and Energy Storage Technology Consortium (NY-BEST) is hosting a battery and energy storage conference and expo in Rochester, New York on Wednesday, September 10th from 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. The conference will feature Dr. Mark Johnson, Director of Advanced…  read more →

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Rochester, Finger Lakes Region Have Won Key Federal Designation That Will Deliver Economic Development Grants, Support New Manufacturing at Eastman Biz Park, & Provide Huge Boost to Local Economy May 28, 2014

After Strong Push, Senators and Mayor Warren Announce that Rochester Will Be one of Only Twelve National “Manufacturing Communities” Which Gives the Flower City a Leg Up in Competing for Economic Development GrantsIMCP Competition Was the ‘Top Priority’ for Mayor Lovely Warren“Manufacturing Community” Designation Will Revitalize Manufacturing Industry for Nine Finger Lakes Counties,…  read more →

Kodak and New York State Complete Establishment of Environmental Trust for Eastman Business Park May 20, 2014

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 20 – Kodak and New York State have completed arrangements for establishment of an environmental trust for Eastman Business Park (EBP), one the nation’s largest and most diverse industrial parks.With $49 million in funding from Kodak, the trust, which will be managed by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), ensures continued environmental oversight…  read more →

Eastman Business Park named nation's top industrial site for the production of biomaterials May 14, 2014

Influential biofuels trade journal cites EBP's comprehensive capabilities to accelerate the commercialization of biomass-to-biomaterials innovation ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 14– The nation's most widely read online daily newsletter for companies, researchers and policymakers in the biofuels sector has named Kodak's Eastman Business Park as the nation's top industrial site for the commercialization of…  read more →

Governor Cuomo Announces Opening of Battery and Energy Storage Testing Center April 30, 2014

New Center in Eastman Business Park Supports Clean Energy TechnologiesAlbany, NY (April 30, 2014)Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the Battery and Energy Storage Technology (BEST) Test and Commercialization Center is open for business at Eastman Business Park in Rochester, New York. The new world-class, $23 million Center provides unique testing and validation services needed to bring…  read more →

Kodak adds to transparent conductive films portfolio to meet demand for projected capacitive sensors April 23, 2014

KODAK HCF-385 Film enables Xymox Technologies to offer a new touch sensor solution with higher light transmittanceROCHESTER, NY (April 23, 2014) – Combined efforts by Eastman Kodak Company and Xymox Technologies, Inc. have yielded a new highly conductive film product – KODAK HCF-385 Film – for use in projected capacitive touch sensors found in home appliances, tooling and machine equipment,…  read more →

Kodak pursuing the sale of Eastman Business Park (EBP) March 25, 2014

Kodak to Offer Eastman Business Park for SaleROCHESTER, N.Y., March 25 – Kodak will pursue the sale of Eastman Business Park (EBP), one of the nation's largest and most diverse industrial and technology parks.Kodak believes the uniquely well-equipped site can best continue its transformation into a multi-use, multi-tenant industrial facility under the ownership of a firm focused on its…  read more →

Kodak Responds to Agreement with Federal Agencies on Environmental Trust for Eastman Business Park March 13, 2014

ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 13 – With a court filing yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) have presented an agreement to satisfy the key condition remaining in implementing the previously announced settlement among Kodak, the New York State Department of Environment Conservation (DEC), and Empire State Development. That agreement…  read more →

Governor Cuomo Announces Funding for Eastman Business Park Bioscience Manufacturing Center in Rochester February 20, 2014

$3 Million in State Funds Will Jumpstart Project, Leading to Hundreds of New Jobs in the Region Governor Outlines 2014-15 Budget that Maintains Fiscal Responsibility and Builds On Successes of Past Three Years to Lower Taxes and Create New Economic Opportunities Albany, NY (February 20, 2014)Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the State will commit $3 million to the Eastman Business Park…  read more →

Governor Cuomo Announces Naturally Scientific US to Locate to Eastman Business Park and Create 170 Jobs November 18, 2013

Start-Up Advanced Manufacturing Business to Join New York Based Company at Business ParkAlbany, NY (November 18, 2013)-- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Naturally Scientific US (NSUS), a joint venture between the UK-based Naturally Scientific and BCW Chemicals, a New York-based LLC, will locate to Rochester’s Eastman Business Park, bringing 50 new jobs to the region by 2016 and 170…  read more →

Newly Named Kodak Center for the Performing Arts Opens New Era as Unique Community Resource November 7, 2013

Schedule of events announced for new multi-function entertainment, conference and education center at Eastman Business Park ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 7, 2013- The curtain rises today to officially open a new era for the former Kodak Theatre on the Ridge at Eastman Business Park, as it takes on a new name Kodak Center for the Performing Arts- to go along with its new role in the community. Last August,…  read more →

Kodak and Xymox Technologies to jointly promote use of conductive films for projected capacitive sensors November 5, 2013

KODAK HCF Film technology enables Xymox to meet accelerating demand for new industrial touch sensor solutions ROCHESTER, NY (November 5, 2013) – Kodak and Xymox Technologies, Inc. have entered into a multi-year agreement to jointly promote Kodak's Highly Conductive Films (HCF) – the featured product in multi-touch sensor technology developed by Xymox. The agreement further states that Kodak on…  read more →

Rochester battery plant to open in early 2014 October 3, 2013

ALBANY, NY - October 3, 2013 -- A manufacturing facility for nanoscale battery materials in Rochester expects to finish construction in February and employ more than 100 full-time workers over the next three years.Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the announcement Thursday after NOHMs Technologies Inc., which is based in Ithaca, last year received $1.5 million to locate at the Eastman Business Park in…  read more →

Eastman Kodak Company and Recycled Energy Development Finalize Deal to Transition Eastman Business Park Utilities September 3, 2013

Leading energy efficiency firm to acquire and upgrade the power plant, cutting emissions, retaining employees, and enhancing the Park's revitalizationROCHESTER, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--September 03, 2013-- Eastman Kodak Company and Recycled Energy Development (RED) today announced the closing of their deal to transition Kodak's utility infrastructure at Eastman Business Park (EBP), one of the…  read more →

Governor Cuomo Announces Global Energy Company to Relocate Clean Energy Storage Testing Center to Eastman Business Park July 23, 2013

DNV KEMA Moving Energy Storage Laboratory Facility from Pennsylvania to RochesterGovernor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the Eastman Business Park in Rochester will host a new $23 million Battery and Energy Storage Technology Testing and Commercialization Center. DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, a global energy consultancy company, which specializes in energy testing, inspection and…  read more →

Natcore Technology Demonstrates First Flexible Solar Cell Made With Its Proprietary LPD Process July 11, 2013

Red Bank, NJ — (July 11, 2013) — Scientists of Natcore Technology Inc. (TSX-V: NXT; NTCXF.PK), in collaboration with researchers at Rice University have successfully fabricated the first inorganic flexible thin film solar cell by solution processes. The work was reported in a recent issue of the journal Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, volume 15,…  read more →

Kodak and Kingsbury announce agreement on touch screen sensors June 27, 2013

To be manufactured in Kingsbury facility at Eastman Business ParkAgreement aligns with new strategic focus to meet accelerating demand in dynamic global touch sensor market, leveraging Kodak’s materials science technology and silver halide expertiseROCHESTER, N.Y., June 27 – Eastman Kodak Company and Kingsbury Corporation have entered into an agreement to produce next-generation touch screen…  read more →

Kodak and New York State Propose Partnership to Drive Sustainable Growth at Eastman Business Park June 19, 2013

Agreement creates $49 million environmental trust fund and facilitates utilities sale agreementROCHESTER, N.Y., June 19 – Eastman Kodak Company and the State of New York have agreed on a partnership, subject to Bankruptcy Court approval, to drive several key initiatives at Eastman Business Park (EBP) in an effort to enhance regional economic development opportunities at the site, considered by…  read more →

NYSERDA Awards $887,000 to Intrinsiq Materials of Rochester To Promote Innovative Method of Using Copper in Solar Panels June 10, 2013

NYSERDA Investment Spurs Matching Funding; Could Help Lead to Commercialization and Significant Reduction in Cost of Solar Power Systems(ROCHESTER, NY - June 10, 2013) -- The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has awarded $887,000 to Intrinsiq Materials Inc., a nanotechnology leader in printable electronic ink, to help the company develop and commercialize an…  read more →