18 12, 2017

Long Island tech startups use $1M in funding to attract $24M in venture capital 

By |2017-12-18T16:48:45+00:00December 18th, 2017|Accelerator/incubator, New York|0 Comments

Two Long Island investment funds took a chance in 2014-15 on 10 technology startups, giving them a total of $1 million. Since then, the startups have raised $24 million from venture capitalists, government agencies and other businesses. That ability to attract capital is an encouraging sign that companies can be built from inventions created at [...]

11 12, 2017

[COA Member] Binghamton U Accelerator program offers assistance for budding entrepreneurs

By |2017-12-11T14:11:04+00:00December 11th, 2017|Accelerator/incubator, New York|0 Comments

This number has the potential to grow through the incubator’s Accelerator Program, which allows aspiring entrepreneurs from Binghamton University and the community to receive guidance getting their new businesses off the ground. The Accelerator Program is a three-monthlong program designed to help those interested in launching their own companies — first, to assess the marketability [...]

22 11, 2017

RIT Venture Creations companies will compete for $1 million accelerator grand prize

By |2017-11-22T14:53:38+00:00November 22nd, 2017|New York, Startup Fund|0 Comments

Two companies at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Venture Creations incubator were selected to compete for the $1 million grand prize in the New York state-funded Luminate NY accelerator program. The companies, Positive Science and Molecular Glasses, will join eight others for a six-month accelerator program at High Tech Rochester’s incubator space in downtown Rochester. Each [...]

22 11, 2017

Two University of Buffalo startups win $50,000 in FuzeHub commercialization competition

By |2017-11-22T14:52:32+00:00November 22nd, 2017|New Investments/Awards, New York|0 Comments

Two University at Buffalo startups have each won $50,000 in a statewide commercialization competition organized by FuzeHub, a nonprofit organization responsible for assisting small- to medium-sized manufacturing companies in New York State. Ferric Contrast Inc. founded by UB chemistry professor Janet Morrow, and NanoHydroChem LLC, co-founded by UB chemical and biological engineering PhD candidate Parham [...]

22 08, 2017

University of Buffalo awarded $10 million grant to drive industry partnerships and innovation 

By |2017-08-22T13:56:33+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Corporate, New York|0 Comments

The University at Buffalo received a 10-year, $10 million Center for Advanced Technology (UB CAT) in Big Data and Health Sciences designation from Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology & Innovation (NYSTAR). The state granted only one such designation. UB CAT, part of UB’s Office of Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships, provides support to enable [...]

10 08, 2017

Stone fabrication company joins Binghamton University Start-Up initiative

By |2017-08-10T14:26:24+00:00August 10th, 2017|New York, State or Government|0 Comments

Add a Johnson City stone fabrication company to the roster of Start-Up NY companies collaborating with Binghamton University. Oasis Stone Scapes is the newest entrant in a state program designed to assist fledgling businesses with a series of tax breaks and assistance from the local academic community, paving the way for growth into a thriving enterprise. "We're just getting [...]

27 07, 2017

Wireless technology draws SUNY, Research Foundation investment

By |2017-07-27T13:54:30+00:00July 27th, 2017|New Investments/Awards, New York, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

SUNY Oswego recently received notice of an award from the SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund (TAF) to advance the commercial readiness of a novel device that will enable fast and secure transfer of wireless data. Jointly funded by the State University of New York and the Research Foundation for SUNY, the TAF investment targets critical research [...]

14 07, 2017

Pharmacy professor receives SUNY funding to spur research commercialization 

By |2017-07-14T09:36:30+00:00July 14th, 2017|New Investments/Awards, New York, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

A new technology led by UB faculty member Sathy Balu-Iyer that has the potential to treat autoimmune diseases and improve the success of gene therapy is one of four SUNY research projects that recently received investments from the SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund (TAF). Funded jointly by SUNY and the SUNY Research Foundation, TAF helps faculty [...]

29 06, 2017

Binghamton University, U Albany, U Buffalo, and SUNY Oswego Receive Investment From SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund

By |2017-06-29T08:46:52+00:00June 29th, 2017|New York|0 Comments

Four state colleges, including Binghamton University, will receive money from the SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund to accelerate the development and commercialization of research. An investment of $200,000 will be distributed to Binghamton University, University at Albany, University at Buffalo, and SUNY Oswego. TAF helps inventors turn their research into market ready products. At Binghamton University, [...]

12 06, 2017

Cornell U Atkinson’s Academic Venture Fund awards $1.8M to 15 projects 

By |2017-07-14T20:43:00+00:00June 12th, 2017|New York, Translational Research|0 Comments

The Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future’s Academic Venture Fund awarded $1.8 million in 2017, with a record 15 grants to seed novel approaches to some of the world’s greatest sustainability challenges. Several Atkinson teams are exploring new ways to promote planetary health for the well-being of humans, animals and ecosystems. Cornell’s new Master [...]