Funding CCMR Receives
CCMR is funded through the federal government, Cornell University, state government and through contributions from industry. Here are brief descriptions and links to our major sponsors.
The National Science Foundation is an independent agency of the U.S. Government, established by the National Science Foundation Act of 1950. The Act established the NSF's mission: To promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; and to secure the national defense. CCMR is funded under co-operative agreement number: DMR 1120296
Cornell University was founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White. Cornell is a private endowed university and the federal land-grant institution of New York State. It is a member of the Ivy League and a partner of the State University of New York. There are seven undergraduate units and four graduate and professional units in Ithaca, and two medical graduate and professional units in New York City.
NYSTAR is the New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research. This office was formed to harness New York's outstanding university research and development resources for high technology economic growth in the 21st century. Central to its mission is the funding of world-class research centers that will provide the physical and intellectual infrastructure necessary to achieve unprecedented breakthroughs in science and technology in New York State.