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Latest group of START-UP NY approvals includes several companies collocating with our member incubatorsSubmitted by admin on November 15, 2014 - 1:39pm
The latest batch of companies approved for tax-free status under the state's START-UP NY program includes several that will collocate with our member incubators. Several approved campus-based START-UP NY Zones include space inside incubator buildings. You can search our member database by this or other important attributes here. According to the latest announcement from Empire State Development, growing companies approved for tax-free status while residing at our member incubators include:
- You First Services Inc., to locate new jobs at the UB Technology Incubator in Baird Research Park;
- ZeptoMetrix Corporation, to locate new jobs at the Innovation Center Annex at the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
- EHR Console, Inc.; Innovimune Biotherapeutics Holdings, LLC; and CMP Scientific Corp., all to locate new jobs at the SUNY Downstate Advanced Biotechnology Incubator;
- PharmAdva, LLC, to locate new jobs at the Lennox Tech Enterprise Center of High Tech Rochester, which is an affiliate of the University of Rochester (see also HTR's news release);
- Saniteq, to locate new jobs at the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center which also houses companies in the Stony Brook Incubator Programs.
The news release does not specify physical location in every case, and it is possible that the number of collocations is actually higher than this.
We are proud of the role that our member incubators are playing in providing space and university connectivity to growing companies approved under the START-UP NY program.
Fredonia Technology Incubator receives second major grant from the Oishei Foundation, targeting arts/technology interactionSubmitted by admin on November 6, 2014 - 4:13pm
The SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator has received a $300,000 grant from the John R. Oishei Foundation. The grant — the second made by the Buffalo-based foundation to the incubator situated in Dunkirk — will help the incubator promote the interaction between campus programs in the creative arts and the technology startups in the incubator. For more, please read the university's news release.
Ceramics Corridor incubators in WNY and Southern Tier have graduated 30 firms over the last two decades; case study of SCP in latest annual reportSubmitted by admin on October 20, 2014 - 9:25am
Over the last two decades, the two-site Ceramics Corridor Innovation Centers (incubator facilities in Alfred and Painted Post) has admitted and graduated 30 businesses, according to the incubators' latest annual report available on the CCIC website. Resident businesses have generated $97 million in employee payroll and employed 90 people on average each year.
The report also features in an interview with Martin Metzger, co-founder of early tenant Silicon Carbide Products (SCP), a manufacturerer of advanced ceramic components for challenging industrial uses. SCP now owns its own 30,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Horseheads and exports 40% of sales globally. "Without the innovation center, it wouldn't have been possible for us to move here and start our business," Metzger recalls.
SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator included in campus's approved START-UP NY plan; announces new tenant Venture ProductionsSubmitted by admin on October 7, 2014 - 8:19am
Our member the SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator is one of several sites approved for residency by companies qualifying for the state's START-UP NY tax-free zones, under a campus-wide plan recently approved. For more information, see the university's news release.
Separately, the incubator announced a new tenancy by Venture Productions, a digital media and education company founded by Ted Sharon, a faculty member in the university's Department of Theatre and Dance.