- ProTerraLED, an Ontario-based producer of industrial and commercial LED lighting, will use the Tech Garden and its NYSERDA-sponsored Cleantech Center as a “launch pad” for rapid scale-up of planned new operations in Central New York, including a technical R&D center, light manufacturing and assembly, testing and logistics, procurement, and sales and marketing.
- SunEnergy, a German solar photovoltaics system provider, will also open a sales-engineering office at the Tech Garden.
- The U.S. Small Business Administration selected the Tech Garden as training site for its Emerging 200 (e200) initiative, which is targeted at small or medium-sized companies with high potential for growth. More coverage at the Post-Standard.
- Seth Mulligan was named director of venture development for the Tech Garden.
- Visitors to the Tech Garden during the past month included Brad Feld, co-founder of the TechStars venture accelerator. More coverage on the blog FeldThoughts.
The full newsletter is embedded in a frame after the break. Separately, the iSchool at Syracuse University announced that a fund in memory of the late Dean Raymond F. von Dran will be dedicated to the Student Startup Accelerator that is a partnership with the Tech Garden.