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Luminate 2019 Demo Day: Update on Molecular Glasses

Update on Molecular Glasses after winning $10,000 and the Audience Choice Award during the Luminate NY “Light Today with Tomorrow” demo event […]

July 2, 2019

Molecular Glasses founder to receive entrepreneur award

The Rochester section of the American Chemical Society next week will honor a Rochester business owner with its 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year Award […]

September 24, 2018

Venture Creations companies placed in accelerator competition

Two client companies in Rochester Institute of Technology’s Venture Creations incubator have won recognition and prize money from the New York state-funded Luminate NY accelerator program […]

July 2, 2018

Presentation by Mike Molaire that Won $10,000 and the Luminate 2018 Audience Choice Award

Molecular Glasses won $10,000 and the Audience Choice Award during the Luminate NY “Light Today with Tomorrow” demo event held June 28 at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival […]

June 28, 2018

Luminate helping molecular glasses get OLED product off the ground

Of the companies in the Luminate NY incubator, the “typical” startup is common; a company with an idea and a product seeking a manufacturing hub. Rochester’s Molecular Glasses Inc., founded by Mike Molaire, a former researcher at Eastman Kodak, is a bit different. Since its founding in 2013, Molecular Glasses has patented a […]

May 4, 2018

Lightning awards ‘Luminate’ Rochester

Luminate — the world’s largest opticsphotonics and imaging (OPI) accelerator focused on advancing next-generation OPI-enabled companies — announced at their Luminate Lightning Awards ceremony the 10 finalists accepted into their six-month accelerator program[…]

Jan. 18, 2018

Molecular Glasses receives a patent

Molecular Glasses Receives U.S. Patent for Non-Crystallizable Organic Semiconductors Molecular Glasses has an additional 17 patents pending. Rochester, NY – (January 4, 2018) – The U.S. Patent Office has awarded patent no. 9,859,505 to Molecular Glasses, Inc. for “Charge-transporting molecular glass mixtures, luminescent molecular glass mixtures, or combinations thereof or organic light emitting diodes and other organic electronics and photonics applications.” The patent abstract reads as follows […]

Jan. 11, 2018

Luminate accelerator: Final fast pitch lightning round

Luminate, the largest Optics, Photonics and Imaging (OPI) start-up accelerator program in the nation hosted its first ever competition in Rochester this week, nearly twenty years after New York Photonics began its statewide advocacy mission for the industry.  It was a really good event, and this is only year one […]
Nov. 13, 2017

Luminate finalists win $100k backing

A cohort of ten photonics startup companies have been selected for the first ‘Luminate NY’ accelerator program, each now guaranteed $100,000 after successfully pitching their ideas to an advisory panel comprised of industry experts in Rochester, New York […]

Nov. 9, 2017

Ten companies selected for Luminate New York accelerator competition

The first 10 companies selected to take part in New York State’s first-ever Luminate New York accelerator competition were announced on Wednesday. The top ten finalists include optics, photonics and imaging start-ups, which were selected after pitching ideas to an advisory panel comprised of industry experts at the Luminate NY Lighting Awards Wednesday afternoon […]

Nov. 8, 2017

Meet the newest tech startups in Rochester

It was boots-on-the-ground entrepreneurial recruiting in action. With a steady stream of two-minute pitches, 26 international entrepreneurial teams in the optics, photonics and imaging fields — all finalists in the Luminate NY’s first start-up competition — aimed to convince judges and the audience that their […]Nov. 8, 2017

Photonics startups come to Rochester for state competition

A competition in Rochester this week will decide who among more than two dozen startups will win state funding and get in on the ground floor of the region’s photonics industry […]
Nov. 6, 2017

134 startups one step closer to $1 million

The first round of judging has come to a close, and we’re excited to announce the 134 startups that are moving on to our semifinals! This year, we received 502 submissions from around the world and across a variety of industries […] Jul. 11, 2017

Entrepreneur Wall of Fame award winners announced

The Rochester Professional Consultants Network has announced its 2017 Entrepreneur Wall of Fame Award winners, honoring some of the region’s most successful consultants and their roles in impacting the economic development of the Rochester area […] Mar. 27, 2017

Local companies with RIT connections get $1 million boost from New York State

Four early-stage companies launched at Rochester Institute of Technology have received more than $1 million through New York state’s Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise Investment Fund. The companies have also received more than $1.9 million in private matching funds and are expected to create additional jobs in 2018 […] Mar. 17, 2017

Governor Cuomo announces over $1 million awarded through the Minority and Women-Owned Business Investment Fund

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced over $1 million has been invested in five early-stage companies through the Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise Investment Fund. Based in the Finger Lakes and New York City, the companies have also received over $1.9 million in private matching funds and are expected to create more than 115 jobs by 2018 […] Mar. 6, 2017

Molecular Glasses wins Rochester Venture Challenge

NEXUS-NY is a clean energy startup accelerator chartered with catalyzing the commercialization of technologies discovered by New York researchers. Funded largely by the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA), NEXUS-NY increases the number of scalable clean energy startup companies within the region […] May 1, 2016

Catching up with Mike Molaire, CEO of Molecular Glasses

Five months ago, Mike Molaire and his team moved into Eastman Business Park to work on their new venture, Molecular Glasses. The space is very familiar to Molaire, who spent a great deal of time on the same floor of the same building as a former 36-year Kodak employee […]

Apr. 23, 2016

EBP tenant named a finalist in Rochester Venture Challenge

Molecular Glasses, an emerging high tech firm based at Eastman Business Park, is among five early-stage companies who were selected as finalists in the 2016 Rochester Venture Challenge from among the 29 companies that entered the competition last January […]
Apr. 13, 2016

Molecular Glasses announces novel organic semiconductors 

Molecular Glasses, a division of Molaire Consulting, has announced they have developed a novel class of organic semiconductor materials suitable for OLED and other organic electronic devices. These new materials are a class of truly noncrystallizable amorphous small molecule organic electronics materials with high solubility in various green solvents […]
October 2, 2014

PRESS RELEASES

US Patent Office Awards Patent Number 10,240,084 to Molecular Glasses  

Molecular Glasses announced today that the U.S. Patent Office has awarded patent number 10,240,084 to Molecular Glasses, Inc. for “Non-crystallizable pi-conjugated molecular glass mixtures, charge transporting molecular glass mixtures, luminescent molecular glass mixtures, or combinations thereof for OLED and other organic electronics.” This is the third US patent issued to Molecular Glasses and the company […]   March  29, 2019

Molecular Glasses, Inc. Receives U.S. Patent for Non-Crystallizable Sensitized Layers for OLEDs 

The U.S. Patent Office has awarded patent number 10,211,409 to Molecular Glasses, Inc. for “Noncrystallizable Sensitized Layers for OLEDs and OEDs.” The patent abstract reads: “Various embodiments of the present invention provide for light emitting devices comprising a light emitting layer comprising an electroluminescent organic material dispersed in a matrix, wherein the electroluminescent organic […]   February 22, 2019

Molecular Glasses, Inc. Receives U.S. Patent for Non-Crystallizable Sensitized Layers for OLEDs 

Molecular Glasses, Inc. has filed for patent protection for its “Solvent Coatable OLED Emitter Composition Containing Metal Nanoparticles and Emitter Materials in Noncrystallizable Molecular Organic Semiconductors.” […]   June 22, 2018

Molecular Glasses, Inc. Unveils New Brand Identity and Corporate Website 

Molecular Glasses, a global leader in advanced organic materials for Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) technology, has unveiled a new brand identity and corporate website. Molecular Glasses’ new brand is rooted in the leading-edge value the company and its products provide, as well as the team’s extensive expertise in materials science and engineering […]   May 14, 2018

Molecular Glasses, Inc. to Present and Exhibit at Upcoming Society for Information Display’s Annual Symposium and Tradeshow in Los Angeles

Molecular Glasses announced today that the company will exhibit and present at Display Week, the upcoming Society for Information Display’s annual symposium and tradeshow. The event is being held from May 20 – 25, 2018, at the Los Angeles, CA convention center. “Molecular Glasses is excited to introduce Display Week visitors to OLEDIQ™, our new class of Non-Crystallizable, soluble, small molecule, OLED Materials,” said Mike Molaire, Molecular Glasses Founder and CEO […]   April 23, 2018

Molecular Glasses, Inc. Files Patent on Isomeric and Asymmetric Molecular Glass Mixtures for OLED and Other Organic Electronics and Photonic Applications

Molecular Glasses, Inc. has filed for patent protection for its Isomeric and Asymmetric Molecular Glass Mixtures for OLED and Other Organic Electronics and Photonics Applications. This filing expands Molecular Glasses patent portfolio and converts a provisional application into a full US patent filing. The new patent filing covers a new class of small molecule, soluble, non-crystallizable, isomeric, and asymmetric semiconductor materials […]   March 27, 2018

Molecular Glasses, Inc. Receives U.S. Patent for Non-Crystallizable Organic Semiconductors

The U.S. Patent Office has awarded patent no. 9,859,505 to Molecular Glasses, Inc. for “Charge-transporting molecular glass mixtures, luminescent molecular glass mixtures, or combinations thereof or organic light emitting diodes and other organic electronics and photonics applications  […]   January 5, 2018

Molecular Glasses, Inc. Expands Operations

Molecular Glasses, Inc. announced today that operations have expanded into a larger laboratory and office space at Eastman Business Park. Additionally, the company has added critical team members to accelerate ongoing development and commercial activities  […]   October 23, 2017

Molecular Glasses, Inc. Files Patent on OLED Devices with Improved Lifetime Using Non-Crystallizable Glass Mixture Host

Molecular Glasses, Inc. has filed for patent protection for its OLED Devices with Improved Lifetime Using Non-Crystallizable Molecular Glass Mixture Hosts. The filing expands Molecular Glasses existing patent portfolio and converts prior provisional applications into a single full US patent filing  […]   April 6, 2017

Molecular Glasses, Inc. CEO and Founder to Present at LOPEC 2017, 9th International Exhibition and Conference for the Printed Electronics Industry, Munich Germany 

Michel (Mike) Molaire, CEO and Founder of Molecular Glasses, Inc. will make a presentation entitled “Universal Benchmarking Protocol for OLED Materials” at the upcoming LOPEC 2017 Conference in Munich, Germany. This international conference is organized jointly by the OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association) and Messe München GmbH […]   March 14, 2017

Molecular Glasses, Inc. Files Patents on Isomeric and Asymmetric Molecular Glass Mixtures for OLED and Other Organic Electronics and Photonics Applications

Molecular Glasses, Inc. has filed for patent protection for its isomeric and asymmetric molecular glass mixtures for OLED and other organic electronic devices and photonics applications. The filing converts prior provisional applications into a full PCT patent filing. The new patent filing covers a new method of preparing ISOmeric™ molecular glass mixture compositions  […]   October 25, 2017

Molecular Glasses, Inc. CEO and Founder Presenting at NIP32: 32nd International Conference on Digital Printing Technologies, Printing for Fabrication, Manchester, U.K.  

At the upcoming NIP32 Printing for Fabrication Conference in Manchester, United Kingdom, Molecular Glasses, Inc. CEO and Founder Michel (Mike) Molaire will give a presentation on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, “A Novel Printable Process for Fabricating Large Size OLED Displays.” NIP 32 is sponsored by the Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T) and the Imaging Society of Japan (ISJ)[…] August 17, 2016

Molecular Glasses, Inc. CEO and Founder to Attend Attend Display Week 2016, in San Francisco, California

Molecular Glasses™ CEO and Founder Mike Molaire will attend Display Week 2016 which will be held May 22-27 in San Francisco, California. Display Week features “the world’s leading technology display products, innovators, academics, scientists and inventors all under one roof.” […] May 6, 2016

Molecular Glasses, Inc. Shares OLED Material Performance Breakthrough Results at LOPEC 2016, International Exhibition and Conference for the Printed Electronics Industry

Thursday, April 7, 2016 at LOPEC 2016 Conference in Munich, Germany, Molecular Glasses, Inc. CEO and Founder Michel (Mike) Molaire shared the results of an OLED device benchmarking experiment funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The 96 prototype device experiment was recently completed at the DOE approved laboratory OLEDWorks in Rochester, NY […]April 7, 2016

Molecular Glasses, Inc. CEO and Founder Presenting  at LOPEC 2016, 8th International Exhibition and Conference for the Printed Electronics Industry, Munich, Germany 

At the upcoming LOPEC 2016 Conference in Munich, Germany, Molecular Glasses, Inc. CEO and Founder Michel (Mike) Molaire will give a presentation on Thursday, April 7, “NONCrystallizable™ OLED, the Bridge to the Future,” at the Functional Materials Session. Molaire will also pitch at the Startup Forum, Seed Financing, on Wednesday, to international investors. LOPEC (Large-area, Organic & Printed Electronics Convention) is organized […]March 10, 2016

Molecular Glasses, Inc. Moves to Eastman Business Park 

Molaire Consulting LLC has established Molecular Glasses Inc. as a newly formed Delaware Corporation with all related intellectual property being transferred into the new entity. Molecular Glasses is a technology company initially focused on the development and commercialization of novel Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) materials for use in a variety of applications including small and large displays and commercial and automotive lighting.[…]August 12, 2015

Molecular Glasses, Inc. Files Patents on Non-Crystallizable Pi-Conjugated Organic Semiconductors for OLED and Other Organic Electronic Devices and Photonics Applications

Molecular Glasses, a division of Molaire Consulting LLC, has filed for patent protection for its non-crystallizable pi-conjugated molecular glass mixtures for OLED and other organic electronic devices and photonics applications. The filing converts prior provisional applications into full U.S. and PCT patent filings. […]April 17, 2015

Molecular Glasses, Inc. Files Patents on Non-Crystallizable Sensitized Layers for OLED and Other Organic Electronic Devices Based on Non-Electroluminescent, Non-Crystallizable

Molecular Glasses, a division of Molaire Consulting LLC, has filed for patent protection for its non-crystallizable sensitized layers for OLED and other organic electronic devices based on non-electroluminescent, non-crystallizable molecular glass mixture compositions. The filing converts prior provisional applications into full U.S. and PCT patent filings. The new patent filings cover the preparation of […]February 9, 2015

Molecular Glasses, Inc. CEO and Founder to Present at LOPEC 2015, Munich, Germany: “New Efficient, Less Costly, and Green Solutions for OLED Display and Lighting Performance”

At the upcoming LOPEC 2015 Conference in Munich, Germany, Molecular Glasses™ CEO and Founder Michel (Mike) Molaire will present a talk on NONcrystallizable™ organic semiconductors and emitters for OLED and other organic electronic applications. Organized jointly by the OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association) and Messe München GmbH, LOPEC (Large-area, Organic & Printed Electronics Convention) is the leading international trade fair and conference for printed electronics in the high-tech  […]January 26, 2015

Molecular Glasses™, Inc. Files Patents on Crosslinkable and NONcrystallizable™ Organic Semiconductors for OLED and Other Organic Electronics: “NONcrystallizable™ OLED” 

Molecular Glasses™ Files Patents on Crosslinkable and NONcrystallizable™ Organic Semiconductors for OLED: “NONcrystallizable™ OLED.” Molecular Glasses, a division of Molaire Consulting LLC, has filed for patent protection for its crosslinkable and non-crystallizable organic semiconductor materials for OLED. The filing converts prior provisional applications into full U.S. and PCT patent filings […]January 9, 2015

Molecular Glasses, Inc. Files Patents on Novel NONcrystallizable™ Organic Semiconductors for OLED and other Organic Electronics

Molecular Glasses, a division of Molaire Consulting LLC has filed for patent protection for its new class of organic semiconductor materials for OLED and other organic electronic applications. The filing converts prior provisional applications into full U.S. and PCT patent filings, but also incorporates additional […]October 3, 2014

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