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Cornell Resources for Businesses:

  1. Big Red Ventures Investor Network
  2. Blackstone Launchpad
  3. Center for Advanced Computing (CAC) Industry Partner Program
  4. Center for Regional Economic Advancement (CREA)
  5. Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) 
  6. Corporate Partnership & Innovation (OVPRI)
  7. Entrepreneurship@Cornell
  8. GROW-NY Business Competition
  9. Institute of Biotechnology (CAT)
  10. Kevin M. McGovern Family Center for Venture Development in the Life Sciences
  11. Manufacturing Hardware Accelerator
  12. NanoScale Science & Technology Facility (CNF)
  13. Praxis Center for Venture Development
  14. Prototyping Hardware Accelerator
  15. SBIR/STTR Assistance Program

New York State Resources for Businesses:

Empire State Development’s Division of Small Business


Manufacturers Association of New York

New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets Division of Business Development

New York State Department of Labor Services for Businesses

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)

Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology, and Innovation (NYSTAR)

NYSTAR Centers for Advanced Technology (CAT), by industry:

  1. Glass and Ceramics: Center for Advanced Technology at Alfred University (CACT)
  2. Advanced Materials: Center for Advanced Processing at Clarkson University (CAMP)
  3. Biotechnology: Center for Life Science Enterprise at Cornell University
  4. Energy Generation and Storage: Center for Energy Systems at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (CFES)
  5. Telecommunications: Center for Advanced Technology in Telecommunications at NYU (CATT)
  6. Biomedical: Center for Biotechnology at Stonybrook University
  7. New Energy: Center for Integrated Electric Energy Systems at Stony Brook University (CIEES)
  8. Electronic Packaging: Integrated Electronics Engineering Center at Binghamton University (IEEC)
  9. Information Systems: Center for Advanced Systems and Engineering at Syracuse University (CASE)
  10. Nanotechnology: Center for Advanced Technology in Nanomaterials and Nanoelectronics at SUNY Polytechnic Institute (CATN2)
  11. Health Sciences: Center for Advanced Technology in Big Data & Health Sciences at the University at Buffalo (UB CAT)
  12. Electronic Imaging: Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences at the University of Rochester (CEIS)
  13. 3D Printing: Additive Manufacturing and Multifunctional Printing Center at Rochester Institute of Technology (AMPrint)
  14. Medical Devices: Center for Flexible Hybrid Medical Device Manufacturing at Binghamton University (FlexMed)
  15. Sensors: Center for Advanced Technologies in Sensors for Exploration of Natural Systems and Environments (ASRC CAT)

NYSTAR Centers of Excellence (COE), by industry:

  1. Nanotechnology: Center for Excellence in Nanoelectronics and Nanotechnology at SUNY Polytechnic Institute
  2. Microelectronics: Small Scale Systems Integration and Packaging Center at Binghamton University (S3IP)
  3. Life Sciences: Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences at the University of Buffalo (CBLS)
  4. Materials Informatics: Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics at the University of Buffalo (CMI)
  5. Sustainable Manufacturing: Center of Excellence in Advanced & Sustainable Manufacturing at Rochester Institute of Technology (COE-ASM)
  6. Big Data: Center of Excellence in Data Science at the University of Rochester
  7. New Energy: Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center at Stony Brook University (AERTC)
  8. Wireless Information Processing: Center of Excellence and Information Technology at Stony Brook University (CEWIT)
  9. Energy Efficiency: Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems at Syracuse University
  10. Climate Research: Center of Excellence in Atmospheric & Environmental Prediction and Innovation at the University of Albany
  11. Medical Disaster Response: Center of Excellence in Precision Medicine and Reponses to Bioterrorism and Disasters at New York Medical College
  12. Food & Ag: Center of Excellence for Food and Agriculture at Cornell AgriTech
  13. Water: Center of Excellence in Healthy Water Solutions at Clarkson University and SUNY ESF
  14. Gaming: Center of Excellence in Digital Game Development at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  15. Gaming: Center of Excellence in Digital Game Development at Rochester Institute of Technology
  16. Gaming: Center of Excellence in Digital Game Development at NYU

NIST/NYSTAR Manufacturing Extension Partnerships, by region:

  1. Statewide: Fuzehub
  2. Capital Region: Center for Economic Growth
  3. Central NY Region: Central New York Technology Development Organization (TDO)
  4. Finger Lakes Region: NextCorps
  5. Long Island: Manufacturing and Technology Resource Consortium at Stony Brook University (MTRC)
  6. Mid-Hudson Region: Manufacturing & Technology Enterprise Center (MTEC)
  7. Mohawk Valley Region: Advanced Institute for Manufacturing at Mohawk Valley Community College
  8. NYC: Industrial & Technology Assistance Corporation (ITAC)
  9. North Country Region: CITEC
  10. Southern Tier Region: Alliance for Manufacturing and Technology (AM&T)
  11. Western NY Region: Insyte Consulting

Incubators, by region:

  1. Statewide: Business Incubator Association of NYS (BIANYS)
  2. Capital Region: Innovate 518, Biomedical Acceleration and Commercialization Center, Tech Valley Center of Gravity, RPI Incubator
  3. Central NY Region: The Tech Garden, Central New York Biotech Accelerator, Partnership for Community Development
  4. Finger Lakes Region: NextCorps, Cornell Food & Ag Technology Park
  5. Long Island: ideaHUb, Accelerate Long Island (Hot Spot)
  6. Mid-Hudson Region: Hudson River EATS, New Paltz Venture Hub (Hot Spot)
  7. Mohawk Valley Region: Mohawk Valley thINCubator, Mohawk Valley Farm & Food Business Incubator (FFBI), Griffiss Institute Certified Business Incubator (GI)
  8. NYC: Hub for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (NYCRIN), Downstate Biotech Incubator and BioBAT, Entrepreneur Space at Queens Economic Development Corporation, NYDesigns at LaGuardia Community College, NYU Tandon Future Labs, Communitas America, Mt. Sinai
  9. North Country Region: Shipley Center for Innovation at Clarkson University
  10. Southern Tier Region: Koffman Southern Tier Incubator, IncubatorWorks, Rev Ithaca Startup Works, Southern Tier Startup Alliance (Hot Spot)
  11. Western NY Region: WNY Incubator Network (WIN) (Hot Spot), Fredonia Technology Incubator (FTI), Olean Business Development


  1. 43North
  2. ARC Angel Fund NYC
  3. Cayuga Venture Fund
  4. Chloe Capital
  5. Far Out Ventures
  6. Fuzehub Jeff Lawrence Innovation Fund
  7. Genius NY
  8. Ignite: Cornell Research Lab to Market
  9. Launch NY
  10. Luminate
  11. StartFast
  12. Upstate Venture Connect
  13. VentureWell

Beyond New York State:

Materials Research Society iMatSci Innovation Showcase

National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer

US Economic Development Administration (EDA)

Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR)

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Grants.gov Program Management Office

US Small Business Administration (SBA)

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