Stony Brook secures $3.5m grant to expand Calverton Incubator

Our supporting member the Stony Brook University Incubator Program has announced together with state Sen. Ken LaValle a $3.5 million grant to construct an 8,500-square-foot Agriculture Consumer Sciences Center at the Calverton Business Incubator. To read the university news release, click the first link above.

The grant from the legislatively budgeted Economic Development Assistance Program will permit regional producers of agricultural products and also vintners to have access to state-of-the-art facilities whey they can collaborate on processing issues with scientists at Stony Brook, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and the NYS Small Business Development Center.

Calverton Business Incubator is a 15,680 square-foot facility opened in 2005 with a focus on aquaculture, agriculture and environmental technologies.

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