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News about incubators that are Members or Supporting Members of the BIA/NYS, posted by the member or through the site administrator.

Southern Tier Startup Alliance joins BIA/NYS

The Southern Tier Startup Alliance, a state-designated, university-affiliated Innovation Hot Spot including five of our member incubators, has taken a separate membership in BIA/NYS in its own right. The BIA/NYS members comprising the Southern Tier Startup Alliance are:

We thank all the members for their strong support. 

Jobs: The Technology Farm searching for entrepreneurial support staff

Our member The Technology Farm, also known as the Cornell Agriculture and Food Technology Park in Geneva, is searching for new entrepreneurial support staff. Please see attached job description 

Genesee County's MedTech park adds Innovation Zone coworking space

A new 1,400 square-foot coworking space branded as the Innovation Zone will open at the Upstate MedTech Park, in the same building as our member the Bruce A. Holm MedTech Centre incubator. Buildout will be accomplished with a $50,000 grant from National Grid. For more information, please see the attached news release and this presentation

The Innovation Zone and the MedTech Centre incubator anchor a 34-acre MedTech park in Batavia, situated across the road from SUNY's Genesee Community College, and qualifying as a START-UP NY tax-free zone.

The park sponsor Genesee County Economic Development Center is also partnered with two state-designated regional Innovation Hot Spots (WNY and Finger Lakes) that may grant other kinds of tax relief and provide a network of entrepreneurial support at other incubators. 


Albany Medical College's Biomedical Accelerator and Commercialization Center holds ceremony, plans June opening

The Biomedical Accelerator and Commercialization Center (BACC) at Albany Medical College held an opening ceremony and plans to open the physical space for up to 10 companies by June. The site is also recognized under the state's tax-free START-UP NY zone program. For more information, please see the attached news release from AMC and coverage in the Albany Business Review